The Goldman Sachs Group Management Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

The Goldman Sachs Group (GS)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 17, 2012 9:30 am ET

Executives

Dane Holmes -

David A. Viniar - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Co-Chairman of Finance Committee

Analysts

Guy Moszkowski - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Howard Chen - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Glenn Schorr - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division

Roger A. Freeman - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Michael Carrier - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Christoph M. Kotowski - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division

Meredith Ann Whitney - Meredith Whitney Advisory Group LLC

Kian Abouhossein - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Michael Mayo - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division

Betsy Graseck - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Fiona Swaffield - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Matthew H. Burnell - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Douglas Sipkin - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP, Research Division

Brennan Hawken - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Edward R. Najarian - ISI Group Inc., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, and my name is Dennis, and I will be your conference facilitator today. I would like to welcome everyone to the Goldman Sachs' First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Also, this call is being recorded today, Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Thank you. Mr. Holmes, you may begin your conference.

Dane Holmes

Good morning. This is Dane Holmes, Director of Investor Relations at Goldman Sachs. Welcome to our first quarter earnings conference call.

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