Goldman Sachs’ CEO dropped a not-too-subtle hint on Thursday that the bank would be beefing up its business in Germany in the wake of the UK leaving the European Union.
“Just left Frankfurt. Great meetings, great weather, really enjoyed it. Good, because I’ll be spending a lot more time there. #Brexit,” Lloyd Blankfein, the bank chief, tweeted.
The tweet sent tongues wagging across Wall Street — with some speculating that Blankfein was intimating that Goldman was going to move its European headquarters from London to the central German city of 750,000. Goldman already has offices there.
When asked if that, indeed, was what Blankfein was hinting at, the PR folks at the banks clammed up.
“The tweet speaks for itself,” Michael DuVally, a bank spokesman, told The Post. Fair enough.
The tweet could mean that the Wall Street titan, who was a vendor at Yankee Stadium in his youth, had rediscovered his love of hot dogs. An eatery, the Best Worscht in Town, is located steps from the bank’s Frankfurt offices.
The tweet comes on the heels of the bank signing a new lease for the top 10 floors — enough for about 1,000 people — in a new tower that is expected to open in 2019, according to a Financial Times report earlier this month.
Source: New York Post