GOLDMANS EQUITY CAPITAL MARKETS LEFT PIERCED – Stephen Pierce, Global Head of Equity Capital Markets is retiring from his post at Goldman Sachs. After 31 years at GS, the Wall Street veteran will officially retire on July 1st, but will remain involved within the bank on a relaxed bases as he will act as an advisory director and will serve on several committees. Pierce joined in 1984 as a corporate finance analyst, became managing director in 1997, also helped take the firm public in 1997 and was rewarded with a partnership in 2000. According to a memo at Goldman’s, “there will be no replacement at this time”, as regional heads will be responsible for their coverage. #SpartanInternational