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Goldman Sachs Special
   Opportunities (Asia) Fund
Telstra Corporation Limited
Repsol YPF
Central States Southeast and
    Southwest Areas Pension Fund
Duke-Weeks Realty Corporation
Kookmin Bank


Lincoln Financial Group UK
EOG Resources, Inc.
Juniper Networks, Inc.
China Telecom (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Vivendi S.A.
Sumitomo Bank, Limited
The Allstate Corporation


Global Crossing Ltd.
Swiss Reinsurance Company
Goldman Sachs Funds
AstraZeneca PLC
Lucent Technologies Inc.
Extendible Commercial Notes
Red Hat, Inc.

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone
    Corporation (NTT)
The Republic of Argentina
United Pan-Europe
   Communications N.V. (UPC)
Vodafone AirTouch PLC
Charter Communications, Inc.
Exchange Fund Investment, Ltd
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ)

Goldman Sachs Special Opportunities (Asia) Fund

The Goldman Sachs Special Opportunites (Asia) Fund allows clients to participate in the economic recovery in Asia with both asset and geographic diversification. It also demonstrates our firm's ability to seize opportunity with unmatched speed anywhere in the global financial arena. At a time when Asian markets were affected by widespread political and economic turmoil, we assembled a dedicated team of experts to build a portfolio comprised primarily of distressed fixed income vehicles in Japan, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, Indonesia and Hong Kong. Seamlessly integrating the efforts of our investment banking, private client services, principal investing, research, high yield debt, currency trading and mortgage restructuring professionals from around the world, we quickly identified and invested in a wide range of promising opportunities ranging from corporate and consumer debt to equities and real estate-related instruments. Our deep knowledge and long-standing relationships with local governments and institutions, along with extensive experience in distressed markets in the U.S. and Europe, allowed us to address complex issues in building the portfolio. Thus far, over $1.5 billion has been committed to the fund by both institutions and individual investors. Going forward, the firm's established infrastructure in the region will enable us to quickly pursue additional opportunities and actively manage assets to optimize returns.

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