Citi's history in the Asia Pacific region dates back to 1902.
Today, Citi provides more services in more markets for more clients than any other financial institution in the region through our Institutional Clients Group and Global Consumer Banking businesses. Citi has more than 50,000 employees across 17 markets: Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
Institutional Clients Group
Citi has helped Asia Pacific clients raise nearly $120 billion from international capital markets in 2013, including a record $84 billion for debt issuers. As a major facilitator in global flows and transactions, Citi Transaction Services has one of the industry's largest proprietary networks, spanning nearly 100 countries with 10 major regional processing centers. Citi Private Bank is a leading private bank offering bespoke services to ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families, including a third of Asia's (excepting Japan) billionaires. Citi is the largest wealth manager in Asia Pacific with a complete wealth management continuum and nearly $238 billion AUMs at end 2013.
Global Consumer Banking
Citibank is the region's leading retail bank with a history of innovation and customer service. Customer touch points across Asia Pacific include nearly 600 retail branches and more than 2,500 automated teller machines. Of these, more than 130 are Smart Banking branches. Citibank is also the top card-issuer in Asia Pacific, with more than 16 million card accounts. Through Citigold and Citigold Private Client, it serves more than 600,000 of the region's affluent consumers.
Citi Asia Pacific has been awarded Best Bank and Best Investment Bank by Euromoney, and Best Bank in Asia by FinanceAsia. With more than 300 awards received in 2013, Citi is committed to consistently delivering excellence to our clients.