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News & Highlights

Q&A with Farzad Mashayekhi about Modeling, Analytics and AI

Farzad Mashayekhi, a managing director in Global Compliance, oversees the team that develops models and applications to help the firm manage business risks relating to financial crimes. The team recently won a prestigious award for risk modeling and AI. Farzad talks about his career and some of the projects they work on. Read More

News & Highlights

Finding Focus When Communications Soar

You may not be alone in thinking that everyday distractions have increased during the pandemic. A recent study shows how the pandemic has challenged and stretched our ability to not only communicate with our colleagues and team members, but also be productive and resilient. We asked our people about how they persevere to deliver their best effort day in and day out, despite the challenging circumstances of balancing work and everyday life. Read More

Recent Awards


Crain’s Forty Under 40 (March 2021)
Akila Raman, chief operating officer of the Investment Banking Division, named to list

The TRADE’s Leaders in Trading Editors’ Choice Awards (March 2021)
Goldman Sachs SIGMA X MTF awarded Outstanding Trading Venue

Women Tech Council 2021 Shatter List (March 2021)
Named to list for the firm’s impactful measures to help women break the glass ceiling in tech

Women in Banking & Finance Awards (March 2021)
Joanne Hannaford, head of EMEA Engineering and head of global Regulatory and Business Services, honored with the Award for Achievement

Crain’s New York Notable Women on Wall Street (March 2021)
Two Goldman Sachs women named to list:

Kim Posnett, head, Investment Banking Services
Monali Vora, head of the Customized Beta Strategies business within the Goldman Sachs Asset Management Quantitative Investment Strategies business

Celent Model Risk Manager Awards (March 2021)
Goldman Sachs Financial Crime Compliance Engineering won the Celent Model Risk Manager Award for Data, Analytics, and AI

Celent Model Bank Awards (March 2021)
Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking won the Celent Model Bank Award for Corporate Banking in the Cloud

Private Equity International Awards (March 2021)
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking won Secondaries Deal of the Year, Americas

Real Estate Capital Awards (March 2021)
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking won the following awards:

Lender of the Year, Central and Eastern Europe
Syndication Team of the Year, Europe

Women United’s Power of Women to Make a Difference Awards (March 2021)
Lisa Opoku, global chief operating officer for the Engineering Division and the firm’s global strategists, honored by The United Way of New York City

Barron’s 100 Most Influential Women US Finance (March 2021)
Four Goldman Sachs women named to list:

Abby Joseph Cohen, advisory director and senior investment strategist, Goldman Sachs Research
Stephanie Cohen, co-head, Consumer and Wealth Management
Beth Hammack, treasurer, Goldman Sachs
Kim Posnett, head, Investment Banking Services

College Consensus Best MBA Podcasts (February 2021)
Exchanges at Goldman Sachs ranked #41 in podcasts that offer reliable and entertaining business-related content applicable to MBA students

Latin Finance Deals of the Year Awards (February 2021)
The firm earned the following recognitions:

Private Equity M&A of the Year
Cross-Border M&A Deal of the Year
Sovereign Issuer
Sovereign Bond
Corporate High-Grade Bond
Initial Public Offering

International Finance Review Awards (February 2021)

The firm earned the following recognitions:

Equity House
US Bond House
North America High-Yield Bond House
Europe High-Yield Bond House
North America Equity House
EMEA Equity House
Americas Structured Equity House
Asia Pacific Structured Equity House


Yahoo Finance the NEXT: 21 to Watch in 2021 (February 2021)
Jane Dunlevie, co-head of Global Internet Investment Banking within the Technology, Media and Telecom Group, named to list

Crain’s New York Business’ Notable Black Leaders and Executives (February 2021)
The following two Goldman Sachs people were named to list:

Margaret Anadu, head of the Urban Investment Group 
Asahi Pompey, global head of Corporate Engagement and president of the Goldman Sachs Foundation

GoBankingRates Best-of Awards (January 2021)
Marcus by Goldman Sachs® won Best CD Accounts and listed in Best Online Banks, Top 100 Banks and Best Savings Accounts 

NerdWallet Best-of Awards (January 2021)
Marcus by Goldman Sachs® won for Best Personal Loan From a Bank

Savings Champion Awards (December 2020)
Marcus by Goldman Sachs® awarded Best Easy Access Account Provider in the UK 

Forbes Wealth Management Awards (December 2020)
Named Disruptive Innovator for our expanded Personal Financial Management offerings

Asian Private Banker Asset Management Awards for Excellence 2021 (December 2020)

Best Fund Provider - Emerging Market Equity
Best Fund Provider - Multi-asset Solution

Treasury Management International Awards for Innovation & Excellence (December 2020)
Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking (TxB) honored with the New Technology Innovation Solution Award

Investment Week Women in Investment Awards (December 2020)
Sheila Patel, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, named Investment Woman of the Year

Council of Urban Professionals Technology Catalyst Awards (December 2020)
Leo Brito, global head of Services Engineering, selected

TMT M&A Awards (December 2020)

TMT M&A Adviser – EMEA (Deal Value)
TMT M&A Adviser – Asia Pacific (Deal Quantity)
Comms Infra & Services M&A Adviser – Americas (Deal Value)
Telecom Deal of the Year – Global
Digital Infrastructure Deal of the Year – Americas
Technology M&A Deal of the Year – Europe
Digital Infrastructure Deal of the Year – Asia

Finance Community Awards (December 2020)
Investment Banking team in Italy named M&A Team of the Year for the Italian market

Crain’s New York Business Notable Women in Financial Advice (December 2020)

Two Goldman Sachs women named to inaugural list:

Stephanie Cohen, the firm’s chief strategy officer (at time of award)
Nicole Pullen Ross, region head of the New York Private Wealth Management (PWM) business and head of the PWM Sports and Entertainment Solutions offering

Northeast Business Group on Health Tribute to Leadership (December 2020)
Dr. Michael Rendel, the firm’s global medical director, honored for Outstanding Leadership in Workplace Health

Women’s White Collar Defense Association Awards (December 2020)
Karen Seymour, the firm’s general counsel, honored with the Laurie A. Miller Memorial Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women in White Collar Defense

Forbes 30 Under 30 Finance List (December 2020)
Stephan Lambert, vice president, Firmwide Strategy Group, named to list

FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2020 (November 2020)

M&A House of the Year
M&A Deal of the Year
Best of China/Hong Kong Deals of the Year
Best of North Asia Deal of the Year
Best of South Asia Deal of the Year
Best Capital Raise During Covid-19

FinanceAsia Achievement Awards ANZ 2020 (November 2020)

Best M&A House
Best IPO
Best Secondary Offering

Tearsheet Embedded Awards (November 2020)
Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking (TxB) awarded Best Banking as-a-Service Platform

Professional Pensions Awards (November 2020)
Katie Koch, co-head of the Fundamental Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management, named Investment Manager of the Year

Provoke Innovator 25 – Americas List (November 2020)
Maeve Duvally, managing director in Corporate Communications, named to list

WeAreTechWomen TechWomen100 Awards (November 2020)
Nerissa Arviana Prawiro, associate, Engineering, named to list

Business Insider Wall Street Rising Stars (October 2020)
Frederick Baba, managing director in the Systematic Market Making and Interest Rate Product Groups within the Global Markets Division, named to list

Financial News The 100 Most Influential Women in European Finance (October 2020)

Goldman Sachs women named to list:

Sheila Patel, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Elizabeth Martin, global co-head of Futures and GS Electronic Trading and head of EMEA Equities Execution Services and Systematic Market Making
Anna Skoglund, head of Financial and Strategic Investors Group in EMEA

Los Angeles Business Journal Leaders of Influence: Investment Bankers (October 2020)
Janki Gandhi, managing director in the Cross Markets Group focused on Consumer Retail, Investment Banking Division, and Neha Krishnamohan, vice president, Investment Banking Division, named to list

WealthManagement.com Industry Association Awards (October 2020)
AYCO honored in the Asset Managers-Corporate Social Responsibility/Diversity category

AnitaB.org Top Company for Women Technologists (September 2020)
Participant

Business Insider 100 People Transforming Business (September 2020)
Carey Halio, chief executive officer, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, named to list

Risk.net Risk Awards (September 2020)
Recognized as Structured Products House of the Year and Interest Rate Derivatives House of the Year

UK National Contact Centre Awards (September 2020)
Edward Deal, associate, Consumer and Investment Management Division, honored as Training Manager/Coach of the Year (Bronze)

FN 25 Rising Stars of Asset Management in Europe (September 2020)
Luke Barrs, head of Fundamental Equity Client Portfolio Management in EMEA, Consumer and Investment Management Division, named to list

Money Magazine Best High-Yield Savings Accounts List (August 2020)
Marcus by Goldman Sachs® listed as Safest Bet

Euromoney Awards for Excellence (July and September 2020)
Recognized with several honors:

World’s Best Investment Bank
Latin America’s Best Bank for Financing
Argentina’s Best Investment Bank
Brazil’s Best Investment Bank 
The US’s Best Investment Bank
China’s Best Investment Bank
Excellence in Leadership in North America

Forbes World’s Most Valuable Brands (July 2020)
Ranked #85

AI Magazine 40 Under 40 Innovators (July 2020)
Vishal Srivastava, vice president, Consumer and Investment Management Division, named to list

AsiaHedge Prime Brokerage Survey (June 2020)
Ranked #2 prime broker (by mandates and assets) to Asia-focused hedge funds

Refinitiv Lipper Awards 2020 (May 2020)
Goldman Sachs Asset Management earned the Group Award in the Large Overall category

Forbes Global 2000: The World’s Largest Public Companies (May 2020)
Ranked #47

Global Data (May 2020)
Named Top M&A Financial Adviser in the US for Q1

FinanceAsia Country Awards (May 2020)
Named Best International Investment Bank in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Money Management Executive Top Women in Asset Management (April 2020)
Monali Vora, head of the Customized Beta Strategies business within the Goldman Sachs Asset Management Quantitative Investment Strategies business, named to list

Capital Eye Best Deals of 2019 (April 2020)
Earned several recognitions:

Best Regional Bond Deal
Best Foreign Currency Bond Deal
Best Secondary Public Equity Issue/Uridashi Deal
Best Convertible Bond Deal

J-Money Deals of the Year for 2019 (April 2020)
Won for the following categories:

Best M&A (Out-In) Deal
Best Equity Offering; Best Equity-Linked Deal
Best International Bond Deal
Best Structured Product Deal

Refinitiv DealWatch Awards (April 2020)
Recognized with awards for:

Bond Issuer of the Year
Offshore Bond House of the Year
Offshore Bond of the Year
Equity Deal of the Year
Equity Linked Product of the Year

Buyouts Annual List of 10 Women Making Waves in Private Equity (March 2020)
Jo Natauri, global head of Healthcare Investing, Merchant Banking Division, named to list

GlobalCapital Equity Capital Markets Awards (March 2020)
Recognized as Block Trade Bank of the Year

Crain’s New York Rising Stars in Banking & Finance (March 2020)
Six named to the inaugural list:

Darren Dixon, managing director, head of EMEA and LatAm Structured Finance Investing and Lending, Global Markets Division
Moran Forman, managing director, Equity Derivatives, Global Markets Division
Rebecca Kruger, managing director, Natural Resources Group, Investment Banking Division
Jerry Lee, managing director, Global Healthcare Group, Investment Banking Division
Cosmo Roe, managing director, Consumer Retail Group, Investment Banking Division
Jemma Wolfe, vice president, head of Launch With GS, Firmwide Strategy

Los Angeles Business Journal Top Women in Banking (January 2020)
Janki Gandhi, managing director in the Cross Markets Group focused on Consumer Retail, Investment Banking Division, named to list

Asian Private Banker Awards for Excellence (January 2020)
Goldman Sachs Asset Management named Best Quantitative Fund Provider and Best Emerging Market Equity Fund Provider