SOURCE: Motif Investing, Inc.

May 20, 2016 08:00 ET

Goldman Sachs and Motif Capital to Launch Thematic Indices in Structured Investments

Goldman Sachs to License Motif's Thematic Indices Designed to Capture Impact of Global Themes Shaping the Economic Landscape Through Structured Investments

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 20, 2016) -  Motif Capital, the wholly-owned investment advisor subsidiary of Motif Investing, and Goldman Sachs today announced an exclusive agreement to license and deploy Motif Capital's thematic indices through structured investments issued by Goldman Sachs. These structured investments will capture the impact of global themes such as Aging of America.

"We are thrilled to work with Goldman Sachs to offer Motif Capital created portfolios with customizable risk features," said Hardeep Walia, CEO of Motif. "This initiative offers Motif Capital's unique thematic approach to investing for purchase on additional platforms for the first time."

The agreement brings together Goldman Sachs' extensive structured investment offering and Motif Capital's disciplined, systematic and transparent approaches to thematic investing. These structured investments will provide investors with access to thematic index construction through innovative investment vehicles that are able to map various market expectations and appetites for risk.

"We are pleased to collaborate with Motif," said Jason Broder, managing director and head of the Private Investor Products Group in the Americas at Goldman Sachs. "We believe their innovative approach to thematic investing will broaden our structured investment offering and allow our clients to capitalize on long-term trends shaping the global economy."

This offering will diversify Goldman Sachs' structured investment offering and continues the extension of Motif Everywhere, an initiative to deploy Motif Capital's unique systematic approach to thematic investing in alternate financial products and platforms.

To learn more information about Motif Capital, please visit www.motifcapital.com. To learn more about Goldman Sachs, please visit www.goldmansachs.com.

ABOUT MOTIF CAPITAL
Motif Capital is a next-generation global equity investment manager that specializes in the management of thematic investment strategies for financial institutions such as private wealth management, investment companies, endowments, and family offices. Motif Capital Management, Inc. is an SEC registered investment advisory firm located in San Mateo, California. The company is privately held and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Motif Investing Inc., a registered broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC.

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world. 

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