October 21, 2016 7:43 PM ET

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Company Overview of Goldman Sachs Group, Merchant Banking Division

Company Overview

Goldman Sachs Group, Merchant Banking Division is the private equity and venture capital firm specializing in equity and credit investments. Within equity investments, the firm focuses on private equity, growth capital, infrastructure, and real estate investments. For private equity investments, it focuses on acquisitions, expansion investments, leveraged buy-outs, recapitalizations, growth investments, and stressed/distressed investments. The firm seeks to invest across a broad range of industries in the Americas, Europe, and Asia (including India). It seeks to invest between $50 million to more than $800 million. For infrastructure equity investments, the firm focuses on investments in mat...

200 West Street

New York, NY 10282

United States

Founded in 1986

Key Executives for Goldman Sachs Group, Merchant Banking Division

Managing Director and Head of Corporate Equity Investing
Global Head, Chairman of Real Estate Committee, Chairman of Corporate Committee, Chairman of Infrastructure Investment Committee, and Member of Management Committee,
Age: 58
Managing Director
Age: 49
Managing Director and Global Head of the Principal Debt Group
Age: 58
Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Goldman Sachs Group, Merchant Banking Division Key Developments

Goldman, Bass Pro Reportedly In M&A Talks For Cabela's, KKR Interest

According to New York Post, Goldman Sachs Group, Merchant Banking Division has teamed up with BPS Direct, L.L.C. to acquire Cabela's Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) as favorites to win the auction. According to Wall Street, KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) has also shown interest in Cabela's Incorporated.

KKR And Goldman Reportedly Seeking To Sell Stake In TVS Logistics

KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) and Goldman Sachs Group, Merchant Banking Division are seeking to sell their 44% stake in TVS Logistics Services Limited. KKR and Goldman have mandated JM Financial to sell their stake for an estimated $250 million, people directly familiar with the matter said. The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG), Bain Capital, LP and GIC Pte. Ltd. are among the suitors bidding for the shares of TVS Logistics.

VimpelCom Receives Bids For Its Mobile Phone Towers

VimpelCom Ltd. (NasdaqGS:VIP) has received seven bids from prospective buyers of its tower infrastructure, which includes over 10,000 mobile phone towers. Another bid will be submitted later as the applicant has asked for a delay to prepare documents. According to sources connected with the coming deal, the tender's participants include CJSC Russian Towers, (jointly with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs Group, Vertikal, LLC, and Russian Direct Investment Fund jointly with Mubadala Development Company PJSC and Baring Vostok Capital Partners Limited foundations.

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