FICC and Equities

Operating at the center of global financial markets, our FICC and Equities professionals serve institutional clients including Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Banks and Brokerages, Pensions, Endowments and Foundations, Corporations, and Governments.

We seek to deliver to our clients leading market insight, risk management and execution, helping them to raise money, invest, and transfer risk across financial asset classes.

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Client Commission Management

The Client Commission Management (CCM) Group is a global business responsible for serving the commission account management needs of our execution clients, including hedge funds, institutions and other financial service providers.

CCM programs enable clients to leverage a portion of the trading commissions generated with Goldman Sachs to pay for research and brokerage services consistent with applicable regulations. Our client service offering encompasses:

  • Client commission account management, via one of the following:
    - Client Commission Arrangement
    - Commission Sharing Arrangement
    - Fully disclosed Introducing Broker/Correspondent Clearing Arrangement
  • Web portal to track commission account balances, transactions and research services provided
  • Relationship management, including industry and general business trends
  • Operational management, including trade reconciliation and payment processing
  • Customized solutions for trade allocation across execution platforms
  • Broker consolidation programs

Our team is committed to providing excellence in our service offerings, enhanced reporting and technologies as well as quality programs to assist clients with their independent research and brokerage payment needs. If you are interested in learning more, please contact the Client Commission Management Group. 



With expertise in both credit and equity derivative products, our team provides clients with guidance on and access to investment opportunities across a wide range of exchange traded and OTC equity-linked products.

Our global convertible franchise across North America, Europe and Asia provides strong execution services in convertible bonds, convertible preferreds and the expanding warrant market. Goldman consistently ranks as one of the top underwriters of convertibles.



We provide insight and services to help institutional clients invest in a wide range of credit products, including bank loans, investment grade, high yield and municipal debt, in both cash and derivative form.

We also work closely with our financing team to provide our institutional clients a distribution channel for new issues in investment grade and high yield corporate debt, municipal debt and bank loans.



For governments, corporations, investors and financial institutions worldwide, we provide full service commodity risk management and financing services, covering sectors such as oil, refined products, natural gas, power, bulk commodities, metals and agricultural products.

Our international teams offer superior expertise across derivative and physical products, world-class block trading and leading Commodities research through the firm’s Global Investment Research division.

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Electronic Trading

See how we can help you navigate the complex equity market landscape and develop optimal trading solutions.

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Our global equities professionals provide ideas, execution, and liquidity to a wide array of clients focused on trading the entire range of equity products, from physical shares, to ETFs, to synthetic shares and baskets, to options and other derivatives.


Global Currencies and Emerging Markets

With our foreign exchange teams around the world, we deliver both the global reach and local knowledge that are key to our clients’ success. Industry professionals, along with recent surveys and polls, recognize our team’s strategic consultation skills, superior execution, award-winning technology and excellence in research through the firm’s Global Investment Research Division.  


Growth Markets

Our sales and trading professionals help investors find new opportunities in global emerging economies. Our team’s deep local market expertise allows them to assess market risk and access local exchanges to help clients deal with the complexities of international transactions.

The multi product sales force can transact in fixed income, equities and commodities across various asset classes: foreign exchange, rates, derivatives, credit, structured products, shares and synthetics. 

Interest Rates

As a global dealer in 20 government securities, as well as in interest rate derivatives, agencies and inflation linked products, we provide liquidity to institutional clients worldwide.

Our expertise in cash and derivative products, along with our deep knowledge of our markets and clients allows us to offer solutions and market insight to help clients manage global interest rates exposures and hedge macroeconomic risks, such as inflation and growth.



The Mortgage franchise is a diverse global business that strives for excellence across product lines and geographies:

We make markets for our institutional clients in loans, derivatives, and securities across the following products:

  • Residential mortgages
  • Agency mortgage-backed securities
  • Commercial mortgages
  • Asset-backed loans and receivables

We also work closely with our financing teams to provide our institutional clients with lending facilities and a distribution channel for new issue securities.


Prime Services

Our Prime Brokerage Group provides services to help hedge funds manage risk, monitor their portfolios, maintain liquidity and build their businesses.

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Systematic Trading Strategies

The Systematic Trading Strategies (STS) Group is a global team responsible for building indices/strategies for all products traded within FICC and Equities globally.  READ MORE

Transition Management Services

Goldman Sachs has been a provider of transition management services as a part of its broader pensions and insurance franchise for over 40 years. The firm established a dedicated transition management team in London in 2000 and has been an active provider of services ever since under a ‘broker model.’

Our Portfolio Transition Solutions Group consists of a team of specialists comprised of Transition Strategists, Portfolio Strategists, Execution Coordinators and Operations. Our approach that involves multiple specialists ensures that clients benefit from the best practice know-how and service Goldman Sachs has to offer along every single step of a transition trade.

Goldman Sachs’ transition team has access to a wide range of sources of liquidity, externally with access to multi-broker and internally through our trading desks and the support of our sales franchise. This unrivalled set-up gives us the ability to design and implement strategies that best fit our client’s risk and cost objectives.

Our team has been at the forefront of product innovation, designing best-in-class risk management techniques to solve for transition needs or leveraging on Goldman Sachs infrastructure for providing pre- and post-trade analytics and increased transparency in executions.