Goldman Sachs News

Insurers Shift Real Estate Investments from Offices to Warehouses

Global insurers want to increase investments in commercial warehouses as their stakes in office space become riskier because of employees working remotely during the novel coronavirus pandemic, Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) executives said. The pandemic is hastening a shift …

Courts Allows Shareholder Class Action Against Goldman Sachs Tied to 2008 Crisis

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. must face a shareholder class action accusing the bank of hiding conflicts of interest, including behind-the-scenes dealings with a prominent hedge fund manager, when creating risky subprime securities before the 2008 financial crisis. In a 2-1 …

More Compensation Disclosure Doesn’t Settle Goldman Investor’s Claim

A bid by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to settle a lawsuit over how much it pays directors was rejected by a judge who said that simply making changes in corporate governance didn’t provide enough benefit to the firm. The investment …

Goldman Sachs Wants Whistleblower’s Claims Sent to Arbitration

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. says claims by a former executive that the bank retaliated against him for blowing the whistle on its failure to comply with anti-money-laundering policies should be heard outside of court or dismissed. The former executive, Chris …

Insurers Fear U.S. Economic Slowdown, Inflation: Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s asset-management unit, which oversees $250 billion for insurers, said an economic slowdown in the U.S. is the biggest investment risk for the industry for the first time since the financial crisis. “Insurers expressed a growing consensus …

Global Insurers Favor Private Equity Investments

Thirty-two percent of insurers plan to maintain or increase their investments in private equity in the next 12 months to boost returns, a survey of 300 executives overseeing more than $10 trillion in insurance assets showed on Tuesday. Insurers have …

Trump Hands Climate Leadership Role to China to Dismay of Global Leaders

President Donald Trump’s decision to isolate the U.S. on climate change triggered waves of complaints from government and business leaders around the world and handed China a golden opportunity to burnish its image as a global leader. Trump’s withdrawal from …

Supply Chains Thwart Climate Risk Management for 75 Major Companies: Report

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Coca-Cola Co. and 73 other companies that together buy more than $2 trillion of goods and services are unprepared for climate shocks because suppliers are ignoring requests for data on their exposure to rising temperatures and …

Former Quest CEO Wins $14 Million in Insurance Case Against Goldman Sachs Unit

Former Qwest Communications International Inc. chief Joseph Nacchio won a $14.2 million insurance case verdict against a Goldman Sachs Group Inc. unit and a financial adviser who previously helped convict him of insider trading, according to a lawyer who filed …

Berkshire Hathaway Lowers Investment in Goldman Sachs

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reduced its investment in Goldman Sachs Group Inc. by 13 percent during the third quarter. The billionaire investor’s Omaha, Nebraska-based firm said it owned almost 11 million shares at the end of September, the company …