Goldman Sachs Group 8-K 2012
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):
January 19, 2012
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)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On January 19, 2012, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (the Company), the sponsor of Goldman Sachs Capital II and Goldman Sachs Capital III, issued a press release announcing that it has filed definitive consent solicitation statements and letters of consent with the SEC in respect of the consent solicitations, announced on January 9, 2012, from holders of Goldman Sachs Capital IIs 5.793% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Normal APEX and Goldman Sachs Capital IIIs Floating Rate Normal APEX. The Company is seeking consent for certain amendments to the related trust documents in the remarketing of the junior subordinated notes of the Company underlying the 5.793% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Normal APEX and the Floating Rate Normal APEX. A copy of the Companys press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated into this Item 8.01 by reference.
The following exhibit is filed as part of this Current Report:
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.