Michael Carr is head of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group in the Americas, which entails responsibility for managing Goldman Sachs’ mergers and acquisition advisory services in the United States, Canada and South America. In addition, his M&A practice area principally includes advising clients who are considering strategic and financing activities in the Industrials and Natural Resources sectors.
Michael joined Goldman Sachs as a partner in 1998 in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department of the Investment Banking Division (IBD). From 2000 to 2004, he was based in Hong Kong and was head of Investment Banking for Asia Ex-Japan. Upon his return to New York, Michael became co-head of the Industrials and Natural Resources Group. He assumed his current role in 2011.
Michael is a member of the IBD Operating Committee and the IBD Client and Business Standards Committee. He has served on the firm’s Partnership Committee and the Asia Management Committee.
Prior to joining the firm, Michael was a managing director at Salomon Brothers Inc where he was head of the Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group.
Michael is chairman of the Board of Trustees of Choate Rosemary Hall and is a member of the Special Projects Committee of Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital.
Michael earned a BA from Wesleyan University in 1980 and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business in 1985.