Goldman Sachs Contains 4,000 Separate Corporate Entities

Including more than 739 companies based in the Cayman Islands alone. Common Dreams on the staggering webs woven by multinationals as they split and grow, bringing to mind primitive, blob-like life forms expanding and engulfing their surroundings:

The London-based Open Data Institute has collected and mapped ccorporate data, much of it made public for the first time, showing the complex relationships between multinational companies and their global subsidiaries. Stunning visuals on the corporate networks of the six biggest banks in the U.S. – Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, Citigroup and JP Morgan – show the tangled webs they weave.

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2 Comments on "Goldman Sachs Contains 4,000 Separate Corporate Entities"

  1. Matt Staggs | Jul 24, 2013 at 9:29 am |

    “My name is Legion, for we are many.”

    • Anarchy Pony | Jul 24, 2013 at 11:36 am |

      I’ve met Legion. Legion was a good friend of mine. Legion sacrificed his existence to bring an end to the Quarian/Geth conflict. Goldman Sachs, sir, is no Legion.

      No love for a Mass Effect reference? Sure the ending was crap, but the rest of the game was great!

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