The Goldman Sachs Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial ServicesCompany

The Goldman Sachs Group has acquired 7 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

The Goldman Sachs Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired GreenSky for $2.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Goldman Sachs Administration Services to State Street for $550M. The Goldman Sachs Group has acquired in 5 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (43%) and information technology (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 2

The Goldman Sachs Group

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

200 West Street,
New York, New York 10282
United States,
(212) 902-1000
www.goldmansachs.com

The Goldman Sachs Group is an investment banking, securities and investment management firm. The Firm offers a range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The Goldman Sachs Group was founded in 1869 and is based in New York, New York.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 5 - - - 1 1 7
vol $2.2B $2.2B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - 1 - - 1 4
vol $550M $550M
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
GreenSky, Inc. 2021-09-15 2.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.greensky.com
ReNew Power Pvt. Ltd. 2021-02-24 - IPO
Gurgaon, India · www.renewpower.in
Folio Financial, Inc. 2020-10-06 - Add-on Acquisition
McLean, Virginia · www.foliofinancial.com
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. - Threat Intelligence Platform 2018-05-07 - Divestiture
New York, New York
Honest Dollar, Inc. 2016-03-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.honestdollar.com
ReNew Power Pvt. Ltd. 2014-07-01 - Growth Capital
Gurgaon, India · www.renewpower.in
Conterra Ultra Broadband LLC 2014-03-20 - Divestiture
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.conterra.com
Goldman Sachs Administration Services (GSAS) 2012-07-17 550M USD Divestiture
, United States
Taikang Life Insurance Co. Ltd. 2011-01-01 - Stake Purchase
Beijing, China · www.taikang.com
The Ayco Company L.P. 2003-04-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Saratoga Springs, New York · www.ayco.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Goldman Sachs Asset Management    - MDVIP LLC 2021-08-19 8
New York, New York · www.gsam.com Boca Raton, Florida · www.mdvip.com
Goldman Sachs Asset Management    - Parexel International Corp. 2021-07-02 7
New York, New York · www.gsam.com Durham, North Carolina · www.parexel.com
Goldman Sachs Asset Management    - Standard & Poor's Investment Advisory Services 2019-03-18 6
New York, New York · www.gsam.com New York, New York · www.spiasllc.com
Goldman Sachs Asset Management    - Animal Supply Company LLC 2019-02-26 5
New York, New York · www.gsam.com Irving, Texas · www.animalsupply.com
Goldman Sachs Asset Management    - Dwight Asset Management 2012-05-15 4
New York, New York · www.gsam.com Burlington, Vermont

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Financial Services 3 (43%) - - -
Renewable Energy 1 (14%) - 1 (25%) -
Information Technology 1 (14%) 2.2B (100%) - -
Insurance 1 (14%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (14%) - - -
Business Services - - 1 (25%) 550M (100%)
Communications - - 1 (25%) -
Software - - 1 (25%) -
Total 7 $2.2B 4 $550M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 2.2B 3 550M
  New York 1 - 1 -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 2.2B - -
  California 1 - - -
  North Carolina - - 1 -
India 1 - 1 -
China 1 - - -
Domestic 5 (71%) 2.2B (100%) 3 (75%) 550M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (29%) - 1 (25%) -
Total 7 $2.2B 4 $550M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.2B
TOTAL $2.2B
Largest GreenSky, Inc.
$2.2B (2021-09-15)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $550M
TOTAL $550M
Largest Goldman Sachs Administration Services (GSAS)
$550M (2012-07-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
50%
2 (50%)

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