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'''Schlongberg Sachs''' is a company which engages corporate and investment banking. They are based off of the real life financial institution [[wp:Goldman Sachs|Goldman Sachs]]. They are sometimes mentioned on [[Weazel News]] in financial reports.
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{{Infobox business
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|name = Schlongberg Sachs
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|image = SchlongbergSachs-GTAV-Logo.png
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|size = 200px
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|type = Banking<br>Financial Services
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|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''
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|locations = [[Liberty City (HD Universe)|Liberty City]]<br>[[Alderney]]<br>[[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]]
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}}
   
==Building==
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'''Schlongberg Sachs''' is a company featured in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]'' which engages in corporate and investment banking.
[[Image:Schlongberg Sachs Building.png|thumb|Schlongberg Sachs Building in Alderney City, Alderney.|200px]]
 
The Schlongberg Sachs building is located on [[Asahara Rd]]., near [[Babbage Drive]], in [[Alderney City]], [[Alderney]] in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]. It is a parody of the Military Park Building, also known as the NorCrown Bank Building, in [[wp:Newark, NJ|Newark, NJ]].
 
   
==Trivia==
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==Description==
*They are apparently very well known for their successes and their employees' high bonuses, referencing the [[wp:Bankers' bonuses|lucrative bonuses usually given to bankers at the end of the financial year]]. This is supported by the fact when [[Playboy X]] tells [[Niko Bellic]] during [[Blow Your Cover]] "I pay like a Schlongberg Sachs bonus!".
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They are based on the real life financial institution [[wp:Goldman Sachs|Goldman Sachs]]. They are sometimes mentioned on [[Weazel News]] in financial reports. The company is owned by the [[Bank of Liberty]] as their [[Automated Teller Machine|ATMs]] have [[Bank of Liberty]] interfaces.
*Apparently the [[Pegorino Family]] owes money to the corporation as there is the place of start of the [[Out of Commission]] chase with Pegorino's men when they may be paying or getting money out of there.
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*The name, "Schlong", referring to male genetalia, "berg" as a common Jewish surname ending (mocking the Jew/Money stereotype) and "Sachs", referring to "Goldman Sachs," a real-life bank that gains increasing attention from the public since the recent recession.
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They are very well known for their successes and their employees' high bonuses, referencing the [[wp:Bankers' bonuses|lucrative bonuses usually given to bankers at the end of the financial year]]. This is supported by the fact when [[Playboy X]] tells [[Niko Bellic]] during [[Blow Your Cover]] "I pay like a Schlongberg Sachs bonus!". The [[Pegorino Family]] apperently owes money to the corporation as there is the place of start of the [[Out of Commission]] chase with Pegorino's men when they may be paying or getting money out of there.
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In [[GTA V]], [[Glenn Scoville]] mentions in his [[Bail Bond|bail bond mission]], that he was the younger vice president of the company.
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==Locations==
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===GTA IV===
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*[[Bismarck Avenue]] and [[Silicon Street]], [[Lancaster]], [[Algonquin]]
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<gallery>
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Schlongberg Sachs Building.png|[[Asahara Road]], [[Alderney City]] (''NorCrown Bank Building'')
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</gallery>
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===GTA V===
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*[[South Mo Milton Drive]] and [[West Eclipse Boulevard]], [[West Vinewood]] (''City National Bank'')
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*[[Heritage Way]] and [[Marathon Avenue]], [[Rockford Hills]]
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<gallery>
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SchlongbergSachsCenter-StreetView-GTAV.png|[[Schlongberg Sachs Center]], [[San Andreas Avenue]], [[Alta Street]] and [[Peaceful Street]], [[Pillbox Hill]] (''[[wp:Citigroup Center (Los Angeles)|Citigroup Center]]'')
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SchlongbergSachs-Downtown-GTAV.png|[[Adam's Apple Boulevard]] and [[Strawberry Avenue]], [[Pillbox Hill]] (''Federal Reserve Bank'')
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</gallery>
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Image:Schlongberg_Sachs_(Front).png|The Front of The Schlongberg Sachs Building
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Schlongberg_Sachs_Sign.png|The Schlongberg Sachs sign in GTA IV.
Image:Schlongberg_Sachs_Sign.png|The Schlongberg Sachs Sign
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Schlongberg_Sachs_(Front).png|The front of the Schlongberg Sachs location in Alderney City.
 
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==Trivia==
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*The firm's name is a pun for the real-world firm [[wikipedia:Goldman_Sachs|Goldman Sachs]]. Both "schlong" and "schmuck" are Yiddish (i.e. [[wp:Jewish culture|Jewish]]) terms refering to male genitals. The latter term also refers to jewelry (an analogous euphemism also known in English via the phrase "family jewels"), which frequently includes the use of gold. "Berg" means mountain, so here, "Schlongberg" effectively means a mountain of [gold] jewelry.
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==See Also==
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*[[Total Bankers]], a subsidiary company of Schlongberg Sachs.
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Latest revision as of 13:39, May 6, 2015

BUSINESS
Schlongberg Sachs
SchlongbergSachs-GTAV-Logo
Name: Schlongberg Sachs
Type: Banking
Financial Services
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto IV
Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto Online
Locations: Liberty City
Alderney
Los Santos

Schlongberg Sachs is a company featured in Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto V which engages in corporate and investment banking.

DescriptionEdit

They are based on the real life financial institution Goldman Sachs. They are sometimes mentioned on Weazel News in financial reports. The company is owned by the Bank of Liberty as their ATMs have Bank of Liberty interfaces.

They are very well known for their successes and their employees' high bonuses, referencing the lucrative bonuses usually given to bankers at the end of the financial year. This is supported by the fact when Playboy X tells Niko Bellic during Blow Your Cover "I pay like a Schlongberg Sachs bonus!". The Pegorino Family apperently owes money to the corporation as there is the place of start of the Out of Commission chase with Pegorino's men when they may be paying or getting money out of there.

In GTA V, Glenn Scoville mentions in his bail bond mission, that he was the younger vice president of the company.

LocationsEdit

GTA IVEdit

GTA VEdit

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The firm's name is a pun for the real-world firm Goldman Sachs. Both "schlong" and "schmuck" are Yiddish (i.e. Jewish) terms refering to male genitals. The latter term also refers to jewelry (an analogous euphemism also known in English via the phrase "family jewels"), which frequently includes the use of gold. "Berg" means mountain, so here, "Schlongberg" effectively means a mountain of [gold] jewelry.

See AlsoEdit

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