The greatest contribution to total net revenue remains institutional client services, even though the revenue in this area has decreased significantly over time. The net revenue of Goldman Sachs amounted to 35.94 billion U.S. dollars in 2018.
The company is showing particular strength over its competitors when it comes to mergers and acquisitions. Goldman Sachs was the third largest financial advisor to M&A transactions globally in 2018, assisting in deals worth over 560 billion U.S. dollars.
The value of total assets of Goldman Sachs was stable in the last years and amounted to 931.8 billion U.S. dollars in 2018. The bank reported net earnings exceeding ten billion U.S. dollars in 2018. Goldman Sachs has increased the value of dividend paid to its shareholders since 2011. In 2017, the dividend amounted to 3.15 U.S. dollars per share.