Investment Banking

Industry Sectors

Our global structure allows us to better serve the strategic and financing needs of our clients across all geographies and industries. Investment Banking (IBD) encompasses two areas: IBD Classic and our Financing group. This dual structure enables us to offer the broadest range of products and advisory services, furthering our ability to deliver best-in-class solutions to our clients.

Consumer Retail

The Consumer Retail Group advises its clients on a wide spectrum of transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, equity and debt offerings, derivatives and structured products, risk management, etc. We cover such industries as apparel, food and beverages, pet food and services, beauty and personal care products, restaurants, specialty and hardline retailers, department stores, convenience stores, supermarkets, and other clients that fall within the broader consumer or retail industries.

We cover clients in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. We work with clients of all sizes, which include corporations, families and founders, financial sponsors and other financial investors.


Financial Institutions

Our Financial Institutions group provides financing and advisory services to institutions worldwide, including banks, insurance companies, asset management firms, financial technology companies and specialty finance institutions.

With professionals in offices around the world, our team assists clients with a wide suite of products, including M&A advisory, equity and debt financing, structured finance and risk management/hedging

Financial and Strategic Investors

The Financial and Strategic Investors Group provides advisory and investment banking services to a broad range of institutions including private equity firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and other investors.

We assist our clients during the entire lifecycle of their investments starting with idea generation, acquisition advisory and financing, through to the final sale or public market stock offering(s).


The Healthcare group provides advice and services across a wide range of sub-sectors, including: Biotechnology, Diagnostics / Life Sciences, Healthcare Information Technology, Healthcare Services, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals.

With experts in offices around the world, our team assists clients with a variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, initial public offerings and other equity offerings, debt underwriting, and risk management.



Our Industrials group provides investment banking services and in-depth transaction expertise to a wide range of industries globally.

These industries include aerospace and defense, automotive, building and construction, business services, capital goods, diversified industrials, industrial technology, paper, forest products and packaging, and transportation and logistics.

With professionals in offices around the world, the group provides the full range of Goldman Sachs’ investment banking services, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, equity and debt financings, financial restructurings and risk management.


Public Sector and Infrastructure

The Public Sector and Infrastructure group serves US municipal and not-for-profit clients including state and local governments, not-for-profit healthcare systems, higher education institutions, public power utilities, surface transportation and mass transit agencies, airports and seaports, and sports franchises.

Our group works with clients on a variety of transactions, including tax-exempt and taxable bond underwriting, private placements, loans, interest rate derivatives, and public private partnerships.

Whether it is upgrading public school facilities, maintaining bridges and roads or replacing water systems, US cities and states require financing to address their most pressing needs. For over half a century, Goldman Sachs has helped public sector clients get the funding they need to strengthen their infrastructure and build projects that promote growth.


Natural Resources

Our Natural Resources group works with clients in the energy, power, infrastructure, chemicals, and metals and mining fields.

With offices in 14 cities around the world and in-depth experience in cross-border transactions, our professionals can advise on a range of complex transactions in this critical sector with a very strong and demonstrated track record advising companies on the energy transition.

We serve over 1,500 clients internationally, working on a range of financial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, equity and debt financings, commodity hedging, joint venture restructurings and financial investments.


Real Estate

Our Real Estate group provides financing and advisory services to clients across a wide range of real estate-related industries.

These include real estate investment trusts (REITs), hotel and gaming companies, retailers and public-sector entities. The group has sector expertise in retail properties, hotels and golf courses, shopping centers, office buildings, industrial properties, multifamily properties, development projects and casinos and gaming technology.

Our Real Estate Financing Group, which includes our commercial mortgage platform in Dallas, is responsible for the pricing and distribution of commercial real estate debt. This group focuses on the capital market execution, through loan syndications and securitizations, of both Goldman Sachs' originated loans and as placement agent for commercial real estate borrowers.

In addition to helping our clients raise capital for their projects, our professionals assist with mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and other equity offerings, leveraged financing, commercial-mortgage-backed securities and more.

With offices on five continents, and an expanding presence in growth markets such as China, Brazil and India, the group offers extensive regional expertise—allowing clients to find new opportunities in countries around the world.


Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Our Technology, Media and Telecommunications group provides industry insights and product expertise across a broad range of subsectors, with technology increasingly impacting everything that we do.

With experts in offices around the world, our teams advise clients throughout their life cycles, with bespoke solutions tailored to fit unique objectives. We are the leading franchise across M&A and all financing products, including IPOs, direct listings, SPACs, debt underwriting, fixed-income hybrids, and private placements. We also specialize in risk management and credit advisory. We are deeply embedded in the TMT ecosystem, across corporate, financial sponsor, and venture capital constituents, and our connectivity and client relationships help us drive successful outcomes.