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The Anticipation Is Building At 200 West Street

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Here’s something for which Lloyd Blankfein’s feeling pretty thankful.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.GS -0.44% is within striking distance of working on $1 trillion in M&A transactions globally this year after picking up a string of mandates in Europe over the past days. That’s a milestone that Goldman – or any other bank — hasn’t passed in a calendar year since 2007….

The bank had so far advised on announced deals worth $967.3 billion in 2014, according to Dealogic.

Goldman Flirts With Rare Milestone: A Trillion-Dollar Year for Deals [WSJ MoneyBeat blog]



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