SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SHERWOOD MICHAEL S.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O GOLDMAN, SACHS & CO.
85 BROAD STREET

(Street)
NEW YORK, NY 10004

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC [ GS ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Vice Chairman
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/17/2009
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 11/17/2009 M 18,125 A $82.875 22,102 D
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 11/17/2009 S 18,125 D $177.1575 (1) 3,977 D
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 135,164 I See footnote (2)
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 103,850 I See footnote (3)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Nonqualified Stock Options (right to buy) $82.875 11/17/2009 M 18,125 01/02/2004 11/26/2010 Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 18,125 $0 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Reflects a weighted average sale price of $177.1575 per share, at prices ranging from $177.10 to $177.24 per share. The Reporting Person will provide, upon request by the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Issuer, or a security holder of the Issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
2. Held by spouse.
3. Reported for informational purposes only. Held through a trust over which the Reporting Person has no investment control and the sole trustee of which is a third-party institution. In accordance with Rule 16a-8, the Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares held through this trust.
/s/ Yvette Kosic, Attorney-in-fact 11/19/2009
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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