Steven Barg began his investment banking career over 30 years ago and, since that time, he has performed his duties for several major firms on three continents. Currently, he leads Goldman Sachs’ Global M&A Solutions business based in New York. The group’s activities include the firm's M&A Capital Markets, Activism Advisory, M&A Structuring and M&A Data Analytics practices. In addition, Steven was recently named Global Chair of Diversity for Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division.
Prior to his current role, Steven served for three years as co-head of Goldman’s M&A Shareholder Advisory – a group he helped to found. From 2012 to 2013, he was co-head of the Investment Banking Division in South East Asia and was based in Singapore. Prior to that, Steven was co-head of Asia Ex-Japan Equity Capital Markets (ECM) and was based in Hong Kong. He joined Goldman Sachs as a partner in 2010.
Prior to joining the firm, Steven was head of Asian Global Capital Markets at UBS from 2006 to 2010. Earlier in his career, Steven was a managing director in ECM at UBS in New York and at Credit Suisse in New York and London.
Steven earned a BA in English and American Studies from Wesleyan University in 1984 and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business in 1990. He was a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs in New York from 1984 to 1985 and a Henry Luce Scholar in Hong Kong from 1987 to 1988.