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Goldman’s Blankfein said to have attended 2009 1MDB meeting


  • 1MDB
  • Friday, 9 Nov 2018

Lloyd Blankfein personally helped forge ties with 1MDB

Lloyd Blankfein personally helped forge ties with 1MDB

NEW YORK/KUALA LUMPUR: Years before Goldman Sachs Group Inc. arranged bond deals now at the heart of globe-spanning corruption probes, the firm’s then-CEO Lloyd Blankfein personally helped forge ties with Malaysia and its new sovereign wealth fund, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Blankfein was the unidentified high-ranking Goldman Sachs executive referenced in U.S. court documents who attended a 2009 meeting with the former Malaysian prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, the people said. 

1MDB , Corporate News

   

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