Private Equity Investor
Former Head of High Yield Securities Desk,
Matt Rakowski was the former Head of High Yield Securities Desk at Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment banking, securities, and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals.
Rakowski took his bachelor’s degree in Economics at University of Virginia. He also got his MBA degree in Finance at Columbia Business School.
About Goldman Sachs
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. operates through four segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. The Investment Banking segment provides financial advisory services, including strategic advisory assignments related to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate defense activities, restructurings, spin-offs, and risk management; and underwriting services, such as debt and equity underwriting of public offerings and private placements of various securities and other financial instruments, as well as derivative transactions with public and private sector clients.
The Institutional Client Services segment is involved in client execution activities related to making markets in cash and derivative instruments for interest rate products, credit products, mortgages, currencies, commodities, and equities; and provision of securities services comprising financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services, as well as markets in and clears client transactions on primary stock, options, and futures exchanges.
The Investing & Lending segment invests in and originates longer-term loans to provide financing to clients; and makes investments in debt securities and loans, public and private equity securities, and infrastructure and real estate entities, as well as provides unsecured and secured loans to retail clients through its digital platforms.
The Investment Management segment offers investment management products and services; and wealth advisory services consisting of portfolio management, financial planning and counseling, and brokerage and other transaction services.
The company serves corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals. Their Global Investment Research division provides original, fundamental insights and analysis for clients in the equity, fixed income, currency, and commodities markets. Covering areas such as economics, portfolio strategy, derivatives, and equity and credit securities in more than 25 stock markets and 50 economies and regions around the world, their research reports help investors better understand the issues and trends that affect companies, industries, and markets.
Goldman Sachs commits people, capital, and ideas to help their clients, shareholders, and the communities they serve to grow. At Goldman Sachs, they invest their capital alongside their clients’ capital to help businesses grow. They also develop ideas and analysis that drive new perspectives, new products, and new paths to growth.