Goldman Sachs spots big opportunity in Middle East

The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. logo is displayed in the reception area of the One Raffles Link building, which houses one of the Goldman Sachs (Singapore) Pte offices, in Singapore, on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is tapping its upper echelons to navigate a notoriously complicated region where it has stumbled of late: the Middle East.

After missing out on at least $25 billion in deals in Abu Dhabi— the emirate that snubbed the U.S. bank for its involvement in the 1MDB scandal — Goldman Sachs is making a push into Saudi Arabia.

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