|The Champions League of investment banking
How we calculated the investment banking Champions League table
Manager: Lloyd Blankfein
Rising star: Michael Sherwood, co-global head of securities and co-CEO of Goldman Sachs in London. Woody famously ran the firm’s European debt syndicate desk at the tender age of 24 and has been around for so long its hard to think of him as a rising star, but he is still only 40. Could he be the first Brit to be CEO?
Weakest link: Where? For some time it has had a very different formation to other firms that others are now trying to copy. But can you do it without the best talent pool? The relative weakness in bond and securitized product origination could be a concern if playing conditions change dramatically.