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Friday, August 8, 2014

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest, (NYSE: GS)

The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media: * London-based private equity firm 3i Group Plc had hired U.S. bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc to run a potential sale of British luxury lingerie retailer Agent Provocateur, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing a source.* Telecom Italia is in talks with Vivendi to acquire the French media group's Brazilian broadband unit, and trump a recent bid from Spanish rival Telefonica, sources familiar with the situation said.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Goldman Sachs), is a global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Shares of GS fell by 0.38% or $-0.64/share to $169.10. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $151.33 and as high as $181.13. On average, 2463370 shares of GS exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 1928415.