Goldman Sachs Group 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
October 13, 2008
THE GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 902-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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On October 13, 2008, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (the Company) agreed to participate in the U.S. Treasurys TARP Capital Purchase Program. The Company has agreed to issue and sell to the U.S. Treasury preferred stock and warrants to purchase shares of common stock of the Company in accordance with the terms of the Capital Purchase Program for an aggregate purchase price of $10 billion. The U.S. Treasurys term sheet describing the Capital Purchase Program is available on the U.S. Treasurys website at http://www.ustreas.gov.
On October 14, 2008, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the FDIC) announced a new program, the Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program. The Company and its U.S. bank subsidiary are eligible institutions under this program. The FDICs Financial Institution Letter describing this program is available on the FDICs website at http://www.fdic.gov/tlgp.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.