1 Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Why Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM)?
There are many good reasons why GSAM stands out from the We were among the first asset management houses to
crowd, and why we can give you the opportunity to offer a extensively capitalise on the opportunities provided by UCITS
superior investment service. III. Since late 2005, we launched 32 funds which offer
capabilities to private clients that were previously only
The world of finance never stands still. We try to anticipate available to institutional investors such as pension funds or
change, and to develop new ideas and better solutions. We foundations.
pride ourselves on having pioneered many practices and
techniques that have since become standard in the industry. Our reputation allows us to attract the very best talent in the
investment industry, which we support with leading
Our in-depth understanding of local economies, industries investment management and research systems. Our culture
and cultures helps us provide the three things you insist on – emphasises the value of teamwork while encouraging
a wide range of investment opportunities, rigorous risk individual creativity, and we’re also well known for looking
management, consistent return potential. after our people. In fact, we were the only investment bank to
feature in the Financial Times 50 Best Workplaces of 2006.
Broad and deep expertise
14 independent investment teams offering over 80 different investment
strategies across asset classes, regions and the risk spectrum
Global oversight and research capabilities Entrepreneurial Investment culture
• Understanding of local economies, markets and cultures is • Each specialist team operates individually with its own
shared across our teams and helps us cultivate long process, philosophy and reward structure but have the
standing client relationships opportunity to share ideas to further their knowledge
• Teams are supported by the deep research capabilities, • Teams are encouraged to continually seek new solutions
proprietary risk management tools and global resources of and strategies for clients
• Locally positioned portfolio research teams deliver insight
• We leverage our best insights broadly across strategies and deep expertise
Goldman Sachs Asset Management 2
Diversified Investment Management
Goldman Sachs Asset Management is a diversified business whose assets are split across a wide range of strategies
Total Assets Under Management US$780.5bn1
$31.8bn Quantitative Balanced Strategies3
$94.7bn Alternative Investments² $266.7bn Money Markets
$228.4bn Fixed Income/Currency
1 This data includes US$5,569.7 mn in assets in the Goldman Sachs Collective Trust managed by GSAM and subject to the supervision and control of
The Goldman Sachs Trust Company, N.A. As at 31-Mar-07.
2 Alternative Investments include: Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Global Manager Strategy, REIT and Exchange Funds.
3 Quantitative/Balanced Strategies include: Asset Allocation Overlay and Balanced.
GSAM Assets Under Management (US$ BN)
Our growth has been mainly organic and has continued through difficult market conditions
800 763.4 780.5
300 240.3 257.9
100 35.2 39.8 39.8 47.0
10.6 16.4 19.1 27.8