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Sustainable Finance, Innovation and Diversity at Goldman Sachs
by / on 20/11/2018 at 10:00 / in The Review

Sustainable Finance, Innovation and Diversity at Goldman Sachs

At Goldman Sachs’ Sustainable Finance Innovation Forum last week, CEO David Solomon spoke with Kyung-Ah Park, head of the firm’s Environmental Markets Group, about innovation, diversity and the future of sustainable finance at Goldman Sachs. At the event, which was attended by some 400 companies, investors, public sector and other representatives, Solomon shared his perspectives on how sustainability is core to the firm’s strategy […]

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A member of Goldman Sachs’ hottest tech team left for an AI ‘lab’
by / on 19/11/2018 at 12:45 / in The Review

A member of Goldman Sachs’ hottest tech team left for an AI ‘lab’

Back in the day when technology was in its nascence and relatively few people worked in computing, top PhDs gravitated towards ‘labs.’ Bell Labs, for example, was the place to be in the post war years. Now it seems that an artificial intelligence company set up by a former SocGen managing director, is getting in on the act. Marc Nunes spent […]

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Key Driver of Japan’s Economic Growth: Chinese Tourism By Goldman Sachs
by / on 13/11/2018 at 17:15 / in The Review

Key Driver of Japan’s Economic Growth: Chinese Tourism By Goldman Sachs

China’s rising middle class has made Japan a top travel destination, providing a lift to Japan’s inbound spending over the past decade. With concerns rising about slowing Chinese growth and a weakening yuan, we sat down with Goldman Sachs Research’s chief Japan economist, Naohiko Baba, to discuss the potential impact on Japan’s inbound tourism and growth. Naohiko, can you give us a […]

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Inside the lifestyle of a Goldman Sachs partner in Hong Kong
by / on 13/11/2018 at 11:00 / in The Review

Inside the lifestyle of a Goldman Sachs partner in Hong Kong

The words ‘expat banker lifestyle in Hong Kong’ likely conjure up images of a 30-something bar-hopping around Lan Kwai Fong on Friday night before crawling back to his tiny Mid-Levels apartment…only to do it all over again on Saturday. But it’s not always like that – especially when you reach the senior ranks at Goldman Sachs. Andrea Vella, currently Hong Kong’s […]

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Banner Year for Chinese IPOs by Goldman Sachs
by / on 06/11/2018 at 11:00 / in The Review

Banner Year for Chinese IPOs by Goldman Sachs

A record number of Chinese companies are going public, setting the stage for what could be a banner year in IPOs. We sat down with James Wang, who heads the China Equity Capital Markets group for Goldman Sachs, to talk about the landscape for Chinese IPOs. Can you describe the pace of activity for Chinese IPOs this year and how it compares […]

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Goldman Sachs to relieve the pressure on stressed-out 19 year-olds
by / on 30/10/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

Goldman Sachs to relieve the pressure on stressed-out 19 year-olds

Spare a thought for the 18 or 19 year-old university student with an interest in working in an investment bank. Over years, the investment banking recruitment process has become incrementally more relentless. Once upon a time, it was possible to apply for an investment banking job early in the third year of university, before graduation. Not any more. In the early 2000s, […]

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Goldman Sachs Fall Reading List
by / on 30/10/2018 at 11:00 / in The Review

Goldman Sachs Fall Reading List

In the annual Goldman Sachs Reading List, the firm’s leaders share recommendations from their bookshelves. This year’s list includes: – Jonathan Livingston Seagull, by Richard Bach. “I chose this book given its simplicity but with the power to deliver very profound life lessons,” says Vidya Lakshmi, head of Human Capital Management in Bengaluru. “I have read and re-read the book plenty […]

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How M&A, Private Equity and Tech Are Reshaping Wealth Management by Goldman Sachs
by / on 22/10/2018 at 11:00 / in The Review

How M&A, Private Equity and Tech Are Reshaping Wealth Management by Goldman Sachs

A confluence of factors, ranging from a surge in M&A and private equity deals to the interest-rate environment, is generating growth in the wealth management industry. We sat down with Goldman Sachs’ Chris Keogh, Midwest region head of Private Wealth Management, who explained why the Midwest, in particular, stands out.Chris, set the stage for us. What factors are driving the broader […]

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How the Next Payments Frontier Will Unleash Small Business by Goldman Sachs
by / on 10/10/2018 at 15:00 / in The Review

How the Next Payments Frontier Will Unleash Small Business by Goldman Sachs

Even as consumer payments rapidly move online, small businesses are still paying 80% of invoices with paper checks. Now a new generation of automated solutions is emerging that could dramatically cut business-to-business (B2B) payment costs, speed up processing and unleash a wave of small business productivity. We recently caught up with Goldman Sachs Research’s Jim Schneider to discuss why he sees this […]

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Un ex-banquier de Goldman Sachs prévient : « Ne quittez PAS la finance, c’est une énorme erreur ! »
by / on 06/10/2018 at 21:30 / in Entreprise

Un ex-banquier de Goldman Sachs prévient : « Ne quittez PAS la finance, c’est une énorme erreur ! »

Votre foulée est-elle assez longue ? Vos jambes sont-elles assez robustes ? Alors que cela fait trois ans que j’ai créé ma startup, j’ai commencé à remettre en question la décision que j’ai prise. Pourquoi ai-je quitté un emploi très confortable dans une banque d’investissement pour monter une entreprise ? À l’époque, cela semblait passionnant. Le risque, l’appât du gain, […]

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