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Goldman Sachs
Former Partner and Head of the Mortgages Department Daniel Sparks, former Managing Director of the Structured Products Group Trading Joshua Birnbaum, current Managing Director of the Structured Products Group Trading Michael Swenson, and Executive Director of the Structured Products Group Trading Fabrice Tourre (L to R) are sworn in prior to testifying before a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Goldman Sachs' role in the financial crises on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 27, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a global investment banking and securities firm which engages in investment banking, securities services, investment management and other financial services primarily with institutional clients. Goldman Sachs was founded in 1869, and is headquartered at 200 West Street, in the Lower Manhattan area of New York City. The firm has offices in all major international financial centers, and provides mergers and acquisitions advice, underwriting services, asset management, and securities services to its clients, which include corporations, governments and high net worth individuals around the world. The firm also engages in proprietary trading and private equity deals. It is a primary dealer in the United States Treasury security market.

Former employees Robert Rubin and Henry Paulson served as United States Secretary of the Treasury after leaving the firm; Rubin under President Bill Clinton and Paulson under George W. Bush.

Goldman Sachs was founded in 1869 by German immigrant Marcus Goldman. In 1882, Goldman's son-in-law Samuel Sachs joined the firm. In 1885, Goldman took his son Henry and his son-in-law Ludwig Dreyfuss into the business and the firm adopted its present name, Goldman Sachs & Co. The company made a name for itself pioneering the use of commercial paper for entrepreneurs and was invited to join the New York Stock Exchange in 1896.

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