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The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.

*** Exercise Your

Right

to Vote ***

Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 20, 2016.

Meeting Information

                  THE GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP, INC.

 Meeting Type:        

Annual

 For holders as of:   

March 21, 2016

Date:  

May 20, 2016  

Time:   

8:30 a.m. local time

Location:

  30 Hudson Street

   6th Floor

   Jersey City, NJ 07302

You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the compa ny named above.

                  THE GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP, INC.

                  200 WEST STREET

                  NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10282

This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at

www.proxyvote.com

, scan the QR Barcode on the reverse side, or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).

We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.

See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.

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Before You Vote

How to Access the Proxy Materials

  Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE:

  PROXY STATEMENT             2015 ANNUAL REPORT TO SHAREHOLDERS

  How to View Online:

Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow

(located on the following page) and visit:

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If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request:

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How To Vote

Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods

Vote In Person:

Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements to vote in person. At the meeting, you will need to request a ballot to vote these shares. For information on how to get directions and vote in person, please refer to our Proxy Statement.

Vote By Internet:

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Vote By Phone:

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Use the telephone number provided on the website to vote.

Vote By Mail:

You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card or voting instruction form.

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Voting Items

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposal 1:

Election of Directors

Lloyd C. Blankfein

M. Michele Burns

Gary D. Cohn

Mark Flaherty

William W. George

James A. Johnson

Lakshmi N. Mittal

Adebayo O. Ogunlesi

Peter Oppenheimer

Debora L. Spar

Mark E. Tucker

David A. Viniar

Mark O. Winkelman

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR

proposals 2-3:

Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation (Say on Pay)

Ratification of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2016

The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST proposals 4-6:

Shareholder Proposal to Prohibit Vesting of Equity Awards Upon Entering Government Service

Shareholder Proposal to Change the Vote Counting Standard for Shareholder Proposals

Shareholder Proposal to Require an Independent Board Chairman

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The above information was disclosed in a filing to the SEC. To see the filing, click here. Goldman Sachs Group next reports earnings on April 19, 2016.

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Other recent filings from the company include the following:

Prospectus [Rule 424(b)(2)] - Dec. 14, 2018
Prospectus [Rule 424(b)(2)] - Dec. 14, 2018
Prospectus [Rule 424(b)(2)] - Dec. 14, 2018
Prospectus [Rule 424(b)(2)] - Dec. 14, 2018
Prospectus [Rule 424(b)(2)] - Dec. 14, 2018

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