In this case, there's no better firm on Wall Street. The price was right, the terms were right, the people were right and I decided to write a check.
~ Warren Buffett, as appeared on CNBC, September 24, 2008
(Buffett is investing $5 billion in convertible preferred stock, entitling him to warrants on an additional $5 billion in stock at a strike price of $115 per share. Shares of Goldman jumped $3.39, or 2.7%, to $128.44 on the news.)