Citi has been present in the Czech Republic since 1991 (at that time Czechoslovakia) and became one of the first foreign banks operating in the country with the focus on corporate banking and later on widened its product and service offering for small and medium-sized enterprises. We entered the retail banking business in 2001. Citi grew organically in the Czech market with no acquisition, but nonetheless became one of the market leaders in corporate banking, the cards business and wealth management.
Our broad range of world-class financial solutions in corporate banking business includes cash management, trade services, securities and fund services, corporate finance services, working capital financing, syndicated loans, mid- and long-term financing facilities and structured financial solutions; plus a wide variety of treasury services such as foreign exchange transactions, deposits and derivative products and corporate risk management solutions, as well as fixed-income investment opportunities.
We entered the retail banking business in January 2001. Through our distribution network consisting of nine branches, telephone customer service and sales agents, internet and mobile banking, we offer consumers a wide range of best-in-class products and services, such as account-related services, credit cards and a broad selection of investment products. With the Citigold program, we provide exclusive services to affluent individuals, and with CitiBusiness we provide services to small and medium-sized companies. Our services are available in internet banking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Attractive Citigold Investment Centres in downtown Prague or in Nove Butovice are used extensively by our top clients. Our Operations Centre in Brno extended the capacity of our telephone banking and collections capabilities.
Our strategy is to offer a professional and modern digital approach to banking, with the focus on modern technologies such as internet or mobile banking, the foundation of our sales and service philosophy.
For the Citibank Czech Republic website, visit www.citibank.cz.
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