The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

March 28, 2006 16:00 ET

Goldman Sachs Announces Monthly Rebalancing of the GS $ HYTop Index

NEW YORK--(CCNMatthews - Mar 28, 2006) -

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) announced today the monthly rebalancing of the GS $ HYTop™ Index.

The index's composition for April is listed below.



CONSUMER CYCLICAL

CUSIP ISSUER COUPON MATURITY SIZE(MM)

01958XBL0 ALLIED WASTE NORTH A 7.250 15-Mar-2015 600
428040BX6 HERTZ CORPORATION (T 8.875 01-Jan-2014 1,800
44108EAS7 HOST MARRIOTT L.P. 7.125 01-Nov-2013 725
530718AC9 LIBERTY MEDIA CORPOR 5.700 15-May-2013 1,000
552953AR2 MGM MIRAGE 6.625 15-Jul-2015 872
749568AD3 R.H. DONNELLEY CORPO 8.875 15-Jan-2016 1,210
83001PAH2 SIX FLAGS INC. 9.625 01-Jun-2014 519
85590AAD6 STARWOOD HOTELS & RE 7.875 01-May-2012 800
857689AV5 STATION CASINOS INC 6.000 01-Apr-2012 450
911365AN4 UNITED RENTALS (NORT 6.500 15-Feb-2012 1,000
984121BN2 XEROX CORPORATION 6.875 15-Aug-2011 750

CONSUMER OTHER

CUSIP ISSUER COUPON MATURITY SIZE(MM)

23918KAH1 DAVITA INC 7.250 15-Mar-2015 850
345397TY9 FORD MOTOR CREDIT CO 7.250 25-Oct-2011 3,500
370425SL5 GENERAL MOTORS ACCEP 6.750 01-Dec-2014 1,750
382550AU5 GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBB 9.000 01-Jul-2015 400
404119AR0 HCA INC. 6.500 15-Feb-2016 1,000
48666KAM1 KB HOME 6.250 15-Jun-2015 450
656559BG5 NORTEK HOLDINGS INC. 8.500 01-Sep-2014 625
681904AK4 OMNICARE INC. 6.875 15-Dec-2015 525
816196AJ8 SELECT MEDICAL CORPO 7.625 01-Feb-2015 660
832248AM0 SMITHFIELD FOODS INC 7.000 01-Aug-2011 600
88033GBA7 TENET HEALTHCARE COR 9.875 01-Jul-2014 1,000
93443MAA9 WARNER CHILCOTT CORP 9.250 01-Feb-2015 600


INDUSTRIALS & MATERIALS

CUSIP ISSUER COUPON MATURITY SIZE(MM)

03939RAB6 ARCH WESTERN FINANCE 6.750 01-Jul-2013 950
147446AB4 CASE NEW HOLLAND INC 9.250 01-Aug-2011 1,049
228188AC2 CROWN AMERICAS INC. 7.750 15-Nov-2015 600
29444NAH5 EQUISTAR CHEMICALS L 10.625 01-May-2011 700
502413AS6 L-3 COMMUNICATIONS C 5.875 15-Jan-2015 634
576203AG8 MASSEY ENERGY COMPAN 6.875 15-Dec-2013 760
629855AH0 NALCO COMPANY 8.875 15-Nov-2013 465
87264QAM2 TRW AUTOMOTIVE INC. 9.375 15-Feb-2013 825

TELECOM & TECHNOLOGY

CUSIP ISSUER COUPON MATURITY SIZE(MM)

025058AG3 AMERICAN CELLULAR CO 10.000 01-Aug-2011 900
029912AQ5 AMERICAN TOWER CORPO 7.125 15-Oct-2012 500
12502CAD3 CHARTER COMMUNICATIO 10.250 15-Sep-2010 1,586
12686CAW9 CABLEVISION SYSTEMS 8.000 15-Apr-2012 1,000
17453BAP6 CITIZENS COMMUNICATI 6.250 15-Jan-2013 700
25459HAD7 DIRECTV HOLDINGS/FIN 6.375 15-Jun-2015 1,000
27876GAZ1 ECHOSTAR DBS CORPORA 7.125 01-Feb-2016 1,500
52729NBH2 LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIO 11.500 01-Mar-2010 692
697933AS8 PANAMSAT CORPORATION 9.000 15-Aug-2014 657
74913GAC9 QWEST CORPORATION 8.875 15-Mar-2012 1,500
867363AF0 SUNGARD DATA SYSTEMS 9.125 15-Aug-2013 1,600

UTILITY & ENERGY

CUSIP ISSUER COUPON MATURITY SIZE(MM)

00130HBA2 AES CORPORATION (THE 8.750 15-May-2013 1,200
165167BS5 CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CO 6.500 15-Aug-2017 600
26816LAP7 DYNEGY HOLDINGS INC. 10.125 15-Jul-2013 900
283703AB2 EL PASO CORPORATION 7.750 01-Jun-2013 1,200
629377AU6 NRG ENERGY INC. 7.375 01-Feb-2016 2,400
75952BAM7 RELIANT ENERGY INC. 6.750 15-Dec-2014 750
873168AL2 TXU CORP 5.550 15-Nov-2014 1,000
96946RAA3 WILLIAMS COMPANIES I 6.375 01-Oct-2010 500


Issues Entering the Index
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CUSIP ISSUER COUPON MATURITY SIZE(MM)

12502CAD3 CHARTER COMMUNICATIO 10.250 15-Sep-2010 1,586
502413AS6 L-3 COMMUNICATIONS C 5.875 15-Jan-2015 634
552953AR2 MGM MIRAGE 6.625 15-Jul-2015 872


Issues Eliminated from the Index
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CUSIP ISSUER COUPON MATURITY SIZE(MM)

12502BAA1 CCH I LLC 11.000 01-Oct-2015 1
502413AT4 L-3 COMMUNICATIONS C 6.375 15-Oct-2015 0
552953AF8 MGM MIRAGE 6.000 01-Oct-2009 1,049



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