Citigroup.com News Feed http://www.citigroup.com/ Citigroup.com News Source Thu, 2 Jul 2015 07:09:48 EDT en-us Citigroup.com Content Management System Sat, 13 Jun 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150613a.htm Citi-Wide Responsible Finance Citi Celebrates 10th Annual Global Community Day as More Than 77,000 Volunteers Mobilize to Serve Nearly 500 Cities Around the World New York - Today Citi celebrates its 10th annual Global Community Day, as more than 77,000 Citi volunteers in 487 cities spanning 93 countries and territories engage in service activities to benefit their local communities. In the days leading up to and including Global Community Day, Citi colleagues, alumni, clients, family and friends worked side-by-side on more than 1,200 service projects ranging from urban revitalization to literacy and education, career readiness, environmental conservation and disaster relief. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150613a.htm Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150610a.htm Citi-Wide Responsible Finance Citi's 2014 Global Citizenship Report Highlights Efforts to Enable Economic Progress in Communities Around the World New York - Citi today released its 2014 Global Citizenship Report highlighting efforts underway in the past year to empower people, support economic progress in cities, and catalyze sustainable growth. The report, Progress: Responding to Global Challenges, examines how Citi lends, invests and facilitates growth through core business activities and philanthropic efforts, as well as partnerships and new approaches to address pressing needs. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150610a.htm Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150609c.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup Inc. Announces Offers to Purchase Two Series of Outstanding Notes New York - Citigroup Inc. ("Citigroup") today announced the commencement of offers to purchase for cash certain of its notes of the series set forth in the table below up to an aggregate principal amount with respect to each series of notes (each, a "Maximum Series Tender Cap"). The offer to purchase each series of Notes is referred to as an "Offer" and all such offers are referred to collectively as the "Offers." The Notes had an aggregate principal amount outstanding of approximately U.S. $2.35 billion as of June 8, 2015. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150609c.htm Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150609a.htm Consumer Banking/Europe, Middle East & Africa Citi Announces Agreement to Sell Consumer Bank in Egypt London - Citi today signed an agreement with Commercial International Bank (CIB) to sell its consumer banking business in Egypt. The sale, which is subject to regulatory approvals, is targeted to close later in 2015. Approximately 900 full-time consumer banking and contract employees, eight Citi branches and the ATM network in Egypt will also transfer to CIB upon closing. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150609a.htm Thu, 04 Jun 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150604a.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup President and CEO of Institutional Clients Group James Forese to Present at the 2015 Morgan Stanley Financials Conference New York - James Forese, President of Citigroup and Chief Executive Officer of the Institutional Clients Group, will present at the 2015 Morgan Stanley Financials Conference on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The presentation is expected to begin at approximately 12:05 p.m. (Eastern). A live webcast will be available at www.citigroup.com/citi/investor. A replay and transcript of the webcast will be available shortly after the event. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150604a.htm Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150601c.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup Announces Reference Yields and Total Consideration for Note Tender Offers New York - Citigroup Inc. ("Citigroup") announced today the applicable Reference Yield and Total Consideration for the previously announced cash tender offers (each, an "Offer" and, collectively, the "Offers") with respect to each series of notes set forth in the first table below (the "Any and All Notes") and the second table below (the "Maximum Tender Notes," and together with the Any and All Notes, the "Notes"). http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150601c.htm Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150601b.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup Announces Upsizing and Early Tender Results of Offers to Purchase Specified Series of Outstanding Notes New York - Citigroup Inc. ("Citigroup") announced today (i) that it has increased the maximum aggregate principal amounts that it will accept (the "Maximum Series Tender Cap") of the 6.125% Subordinated Notes due 2036 as set forth in the second table below, and (ii) the aggregate principal amounts of the notes set forth in the first table below (the "Any and All Notes") and the second table below (the "Maximum Tender Notes") that were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn prior to 5 p.m., New York City time, on May 29, 2015 (the "Early Tender Date") pursuant to its previously announced cash tender offers (each, an "Offer" and, collectively, the "Offers") (the Any and All Notes and the Maximum Tender Notes, the "Notes"). All Notes that have been validly tendered at or prior to the Early Tender Date and are accepted in the Offers will be purchased, retired and cancelled by Citigroup on the early settlement date, which is expected to occur on June 3, 2015 (the "Early Settlement Date"). http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150601b.htm Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150601a.htm Citi-Wide Citi Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Review New York - Citigroup will issue its second quarter results via press release at approximately 8:00 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, July 16, 2015. At 11:00 a.m. (ET), results will be reviewed via live webcast and teleconference. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150601a.htm Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150602a.htm Europe, Middle East & Africa Manchester City Football Club and Citi Announce New Partnership Dubai - Manchester City Football Club and Citi announced today a new sponsorship that will see the English Premier League Club join forces with the leading global bank. Through this multi-year agreement, Citi will become an official banking partner of Manchester City FC.. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150602a.htm Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150528a.htm Consumer Banking/Europe, Middle East & Africa Citi Announces Top Innovations from Citi Mobile Challenge in Jerusalem, London, Nairobi and Warsaw New York / London - Today Citi announced the top innovations from the Citi Mobile Challenge in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This global initiative launched in EMEA in February and invited developers to build solutions based on Citi's digital platform and present concepts at events in Jerusalem, London, Nairobi and Warsaw. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150528a.htm Tue, 26 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150529a.htm Institutional Clients Group/Europe, Middle East & Africa Algerian Market Core to Bank's Strategy; Serving Institutional Businesses for More than 20 Years Algiers, Algeria - Citi CEO for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region Jim Cowles recently visited Algeria, where he met with key officials, clients and employees. The visit was an opportunity to reiterate the bank's strategic commitment to Algeria, where Citi has been continuously present since 1991. Cowles also visited the site of the Bank's future premises located in El Ksar building Bab Ezzouar, Algiers. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150529a.htm Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150520a.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup Announces Foreign Exchange Settlements with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Reserve New York - Citi announced today that it has entered into settlements with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Fed) to resolve investigations into Citi's foreign exchange business. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150520a.htm Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150519b.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat to Present at Bernstein's 31st Annual Strategic Decisions Conference New York - Michael Corbat, Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup, will present at Bernstein's 31st Annual Strategic Decisions Conference on Thursday, May 28, 2015. The presentation is expected to begin at approximately 10 a.m. (Eastern). A live webcast will be available at www.citigroup.com/citi/investor. A replay and transcript of the webcast will be available shortly after the event. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150519b.htm Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150519a.htm Responsible Finance North America The Citi Foundation and Living Cities Announce Selection of Five Cities to Join City Accelerator Initiative to Promote Local Government Innovation New York and Washington, D.C. - The Citi Foundation and Living Cities today announced that Albuquerque, Atlanta, Baltimore, New Orleans and Seattle will receive support to adopt leading practices in community engagement through the City Accelerator, a $3 million initiative to advance innovation in local government. Over the next 18 months, participating cities will apply innovative approaches to enhance the ways in which cities engage with their citizens on important local issues such as city planning, entrepreneurship and healthcare. In addition to addressing these specific issues, participating cities will seek to integrate these approaches into their daily operations, so that enhanced engagement becomes course-of-business. As part of the City Accelerator initiative, each city will receive up to $170,000 in financial and in-kind support to enable this work. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150519a.htm Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150518b.htm Institutional Clients Group/Asia Pacific Citi Pioneers Global RMB Netting Solution with Samsung Electronics Hong Kong - Citi today announced that it has successfully implemented a global RMB netting solution for Samsung Electronics, one of the world's leading electronic companies. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150518b.htm Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150518a.htm Consumer Banking/North America "Citi Call-Ups" Will Bring One Local New York Restaurant up to the Big Leagues to Dish Out Cuisine at Citi Field New York - Citi announced today the launch of the Citi Call-Ups program, which will present a local New York restaurant with the opportunity to showcase its cuisine at Citi Field during the second half of the 2015 New York Mets season. Now in the initiative's second season, Citi has nominated four independently-owned local neighborhood restaurants to be voted on by fans - with the winning business to be featured alongside some of New York's premier culinary all-stars. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150518a.htm Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150515b.htm Consumer Banking/North America U.S.: Citi Retail Services Chosen as "Innovation of the Year" Finalist by American Business Awards Atlanta - Citi Retail Services, one of the country's largest and most experienced private label credit card issuers, was chosen as a finalist in the Innovation of the Year category in The 2015 American Business Awards for its Field Sales Team Enhancement project. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150515b.htm Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150515a.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup Inc. Announces Offers to Purchase Six Series of Outstanding Notes New York - Citigroup Inc. (&quot;Citigroup&quot;) today announced the commencement of offers to purchase for cash (i) any and all of its notes of the series set forth in the first table below, under the heading &quot;Any and All Notes,&quot; (the &quot;Any and All Notes&quot;) and (ii) certain of its notes of the series set forth in the second table below, under the heading &quot;Maximum Tender Notes,&quot; (the &quot;Maximum Tender Notes&quot;) up to an aggregate principal amount with respect to each series of Maximum Tender Notes as set forth in the second table below (each, a &quot;Maximum Series Tender Cap&quot;) (all such notes in the first and second table collectively, the &quot;Notes&quot; and each a &quot;series&quot; of Notes). The offer to purchase each series of Notes is referred to as an &quot;Offer&quot; and all such offers are referred to collectively as the &quot;Offers.&quot; We refer to our offer to purchase each series of Any and All Notes as an &quot;Any and All Offer&quot; (and all such offers collectively as the &quot;Any and All Offers&quot;) and the offer to purchase each series of Maximum Tender Notes as a "Maximum Tender Offer&quot; (and all such offers collectively as the &quot;Maximum Tender Offers&quot;). The Notes had an aggregate principal amount outstanding of approximately U.S. $4.99 billion as of May 14, 2015. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150515a.htm Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150515c.htm Institutional Clients Group/Latin America Global Finance: Citi is Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Latin America Miami, Florida - Citi was awarded Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Latin America for the 12th year in a row by Global Finance magazine. In addition, Citi was named the Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Colombia for the ninth consecutive year, in Venezuela for the seventh consecutive year and in Peru and Chile (Banco de Chile) for the sixth year in a row. Citi also won the award in the U.S., consolidating its leadership in the market for sub-custodian services across the Americas. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150515c.htm Mon, 11 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150512a.htm Europe, Middle East & Africa Citibank Nigeria Announces Winner of the 2015 Citi Journalistic Excellence Awards in Nigeria Lagos - On May 6, Citibank Nigeria concluded the seventh edition of its prestigious Citi Journalistic Excellence Awards. The program culminated with an awards ceremony to honor this year's finalists. The competition was open to business journalists in all forms of media including the internet, print, radio, television and wire services. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150512a.htm Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150520b.htm Responsible Finance Europe, Middle East & Africa North America Citi Handlowy Runs with Its Customers at ORLEN Warsaw Marathon Warsaw, Poland - In this year's edition of the ORLEN Warsaw Marathon, the largest running event in Poland, Citi Handlowy entered an exceptionally strong and cooperation-oriented team. Never before have Citi Handlowy and its customers taken part in the Marathon on such a large scale. Two teams lined up at the starting line, the first one starting together with Orlen - Orlen Team &amp; CitiClub Sport Socially Active and CitiFX Pulse Team &amp; CitiClub Sport Socially Active. The teams, composed of 20 runners, ran a joint distance of 304 km, and all for a noble cause. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150520b.htm Thu, 07 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150520c.htm Institutional Clients Group Europe, Middle East & Africa North America Citi Nigeria Drives Treasury Efficiency and Propels Growth in Aviation Sector Lagos, Nigeria - Citibank Nigeria Limited (Citi) hosted the Citi-Aviation Forum on April 28, 2015. The event was themed "Leveraging Global Banking Trends for Smart Aviation in Nigeria." The program held at the Intercontinental hotel in Lagos was organized by Citi to drive treasury efficiency and propel growth in Nigeria's aviation sector. The conference was well attended by more than 40 top executives from various airlines and regulators in Nigeria. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150520c.htm Tue, 05 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150505b.htm Responsible Finance North America Nine Hundred Citi Volunteers Mobilize to Help San Antonio Children and Families on "The Big Give S.A." Day San Antonio, Texas - After releasing 1,000 Monarch butterflies in honor of an innovative local nonprofit organization, volunteers from Citi completed three community service projects today to help San Antonio children and families during The Big Give S.A. day. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150505b.htm Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150505a.htm Institutional Clients Group/Europe, Middle East & Africa Citi Bahrain Holds "Working Capital Efficiencies in an Evolving Landscape" Client Event Manama, Bahrain - Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) recently hosted a client event entitled "Working Capital Efficiencies in an Evolving Landscape." Twenty-seven delegates from 21 companies representing multinational clients, Public Sector, Global Subsidiaries Group and local companies attended the event held at the Capital Club in Bahrain. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150505a.htm Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150429b.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup Declares Common Stock Dividend New York - The Board of Directors of Citigroup Inc. today declared a quarterly dividend on Citigroup's common stock of $0.05 per share, payable on May 22, 2015 to stockholders of record on May 11, 2015. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150429b.htm Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150429a.htm Institutional Clients Group/North America U.S.: Kilowatt Financial Announces Debt Facility with Citi to Finance Consumer Solar Loans New York - Kilowatt Financial, a leading clean energy consumer finance company, today announced that it recently closed a $200 million debt warehouse facility with Citi to finance residential solar power systems for homeowners. The transaction expands Kilowatt and Citi's partnership to help meet the growing demand from consumers to make energy efficiency improvements to their homes. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150429a.htm Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150507a.htm Institutional Clients Group/Europe, Middle East & Africa Citibank N.A. Holds First China Day in Pakistan Manama, Bahrain - Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) recently hosted a client event entitled "Working Capital Efficiencies in an Evolving Landscape." Twenty-seven delegates from 21 companies representing multinational clients, Public Sector, Global Subsidiaries Group and local companies attended the event held at the Capital Club in Bahrain. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150507a.htm Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150428b.htm Institutional Clients Group/Europe, Middle East & Africa Citi Qatar Participates in the Launch of Offshore RMB Center Doha, Qatar - Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minster of Qatar and Minister of Interior, the first Renminbi (RMB) clearing center in the Middle East region was inaugurated during an official ceremony held Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Doha. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150428b.htm Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150424b.htm Citi-Wide Citi 2015 Annual Stockholders' Meeting New York - Citigroup Inc.'s Annual Stockholders' Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 9 a.m. EDT at The Great Hall of The Cooper Union in New York, N.Y. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150424b.htm Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150424a.htm Responsible Finance North America Citi Supports Teach Children to Save Campaign to Help Educate and Prepare Kids for Positive Financial Futures New York - Citi will once again help thousands of young students across the country receive basic financial education as the bank supports American Bankers Association's (ABA) annual Teach Children to Save campaign for the 15th consecutive year. The national program, designed to encourage local youth to develop positive financial habits early in life, marks April 24 as Teach Children to Save Day to raise awareness of the importance of teaching children about saving. Beginning in March and continuing for months after Teach Children to Save Day, hundreds of Citi volunteers will teach thousands of children in grades K-12 in classrooms and after-school programs in financial education events in major cities across the country. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150424a.htm Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150423b.htm Consumer Banking/North America AT&T Access More Card from Citi Featuring a New Exclusive Smartphone Offer Now Available New York and Dallas- Citi and AT&T* today unveiled a new credit card featuring the opportunity to earn a new smartphone. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150423b.htm Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150423a.htm Responsible Finance North America Citi Announces New FHA Multifamily Platform New York - Citi has obtained the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) Mortgagee designation by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), offering Citi Community Capital the opportunity to make available to its clients the fullest range of financing for all multifamily (properties with five units or more) product types, including mixed-income and mixed-use development. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150423a.htm Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150428a.htm Institutional Clients Group Europe, Middle East & Africa Citi Pakistan Holds TTS Seminar and Planet Game Karachi, Pakistan - Citibank N.A., Pakistan (Citi Pakistan) recently held its globally acclaimed Planet Game and Treasury &amp; Trade Solutions (TTS) Seminar in Karachi. The two-day event featured an overview of the future of cash management and trade in the region, and allowed participants to compete in a money markets and foreign exchange simulation game. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150428a.htm Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150422a.htm Institutional Clients Group Women's Bond Club Honors Debra Walton and Reshma Saujani at 22nd Annual Merit Award Dinner Hosted by Citi New York - The Women's Bond Club, the first organization in New York to focus on women in finance, announced that Debra Walton and Reshma Saujani have received the organization's two most prestigious awards. Both women were recognized at the Women's Bond Club's annual gala, the Merit Award Dinner, held last night. Citi hosted the event at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. James A. Forese, Co-President of Citigroup and Head of Citi's Institutional Clients Group, served as the keynote speaker. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150422a.htm Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150420b.htm Europe, Middle East & Africa Innovative Supplier Payment Solution Will Benefit 9,000 Government of Dubai Suppliers UAE, Dubai - The Government of Dubai and Citi launched an innovative two-fold supplier payment mechanism as part of the Smart Finance Solution, providing the Government of Dubai with the ability to unlock liquidity and pay suppliers almost immediately. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150420b.htm Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150416a.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup Reports First Quarter 2015 Earnings per Share of $1.51; $1.52 Excluding CVA/DVA New York - Citigroup Inc. today reported net income for the first quarter 2015 of $4.8 billion, or $1.51 per diluted share, on revenues of $19.7 billion. This compared to net income of $3.9 billion, or $1.23 per diluted share, on revenues of $20.2 billion for the first quarter 2014. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150416a.htm Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150413a.htm Citi-Wide Citi CEO Michael Corbat Announces Leadership Changes Today, Citi CEO Michael Corbat announced leadership changes in the following memo to employees. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150413a.htm Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150408a.htm Institutional Clients Group/Europe, Middle East & Africa Citi Pakistan Attends Unilever's Direct Debit Receivables Solution Launch as Its Selected Electronic Banking Platform Karachi, Pakistan - Citi Pakistan attended the April 2 launch of Unilever's Direct Debit Receivables Solution after being selected to structure the cash management solution. The solution will enable Unilever to initiate fund collection from Pakistan's four largest banks-UBL, Habib Metropolitan, Meezan Bank and Allied Bank Limited- using Citi's award winning electronic banking platform, CitiDirect. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150408a.htm Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150408b.htm Institutional Clients Group/Europe, Middle East & Africa Citi Hungary Named the Primary Dealer of the Year in 2014 by the Hungarian Government Debt Management Agency Budapest, Hungary - Citi Hungary was named the "Primary Dealer of the Year in 2014" by the Hungarian Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) for the fourth consecutive year. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150408b.htm Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150401a.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup Declares Preferred Dividends New York - The Preferred Stock Committee of the Board of Directors of Citigroup Inc. today declared dividends on Citigroup's preferred stock as follows: http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150401a.htm Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150331b.htm Consumer Banking/North America BrandSource and Citi Retail Services Extend Consumer Credit Relationship Tustin, Calif., and Atlanta, Ga. - BrandSource, one of the largest buying groups in the United States, and Citi Retail Services, one of the country's largest and most experienced private label credit card issuers, today announced a long-term agreement to extend their consumer credit card relationship. Under the agreement, Citi will continue to provide unique customer value propositions and fully integrated marketing programs to drive increased sales and loyalty for BrandSource. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150331b.htm Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150331a.htm Consumer Banking/Asia Pacific Citi Announces Agreement to Sell Citi Cards Japan to Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank New York - Citi today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell 100 percent of the shares of Citi Cards Japan, Inc. (hereafter Citi Cards Japan), the exclusive issuer of Diners Club cards in Japan, to Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited (hereafter SMTB). Approximately 743,000 customer accounts of Citi Cards Japan (as of February 28, 2015) will be included in the sale. The financial terms of the transaction are not material to Citi. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2015, subject to customary closing conditions. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150331a.htm Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150330a.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup Announces Expiration and Final Tender Results of Offers to Purchase Four Series of Outstanding Notes New York - Citigroup Inc. ("Citigroup") announced today the expiration and final tender results of its previously announced cash tender offers (each, an "Offer" and, collectively, the "Offers") with respect to each series of notes listed in the table below (the "Notes"). http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150330a.htm Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150326a.htm Consumer Banking North America U.S.: Goodyear and Citi Retail Services Announce Renewal of Long-term Credit Card Agreement Akron, Ohio and Atlanta, Ga. - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Citi Retail Services today announced an agreement to renew their consumer credit card relationship. Goodyear, one of the world's leading tire companies, and Citi Retail Services, one of North America's largest and most experienced private label card issuers, extended their 27-year relationship by signing a long-term agreement. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150326a.htm Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150325a.htm Responsible Finance North America Citi Foundation Provides $20,000 Grant to Northwest Metro Atlanta Habitat Affiliate Atlanta - This year, Citi Foundation has provided the Northwest Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity affiliate with a $20,000 grant to support its 2015 home-building goals. Atlanta-based Citi employees, who actively volunteer with the affiliate, presented the organization with the ceremonial check during a presentation in late February. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150325a.htm Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150325b.htm Consumer Banking Citi Study Reveals Progress and Opportunity for Professional Women New York - Now more than ever, women view progress in the workplace as having more women in leadership roles, flexible work environments and eliminating of the gender wage gap, according to a new survey commissioned by Citi in partnership with LinkedIn as part of the Citi Women initiative in celebration of Women's History Month and International Women's Day. The survey gauged attitudes of professional women across LinkedIn at the manager level or above from Colombia, Hong Kong, Mexico, Singapore, the United Kingdom and United States. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150325b.htm Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150323b.htm Consumer Banking North America Citi Retail Services Wins PYMNTS.com Innovator Award Cambridge, Mass. - Citi's private label credit card unit, Citi Retail Services <https://www.citiretailservices.com/> , won a Silver award in this year's PYMNTS.com Innovator Awards for its Field Sales Team Enhancement project. Citi launched the project to help its in-store credit sales teams increase analytic capabilities and effectiveness to drive business for its retail client partners. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150323b.htm Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150323a.htm Consumer Banking New EIU Report Sponsored by Citi Reveals New Wealth Builders as Fastest-Growing Segment of the Global Economy New York/Hong Kong/London—A new Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) global report, sponsored by Citi, The New Wealth Builders, reveals that households with financial assets of $100,000 to $2 million comprise the world's fastest growing wealth segment when measured by growth trends across 32 countries around the world. Yet its growth dynamics, lifestyles, values and investing habits are generally underreported compared with other segments. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150323a.htm Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150326b.htm Institutional Clients Group/Europe, Middle East & Africa EMEA Finance Names Citi "Best Foreign Investment Bank" for the Fourth Year in a Row and "Best Foreign Bank" for the Second Consecutive Year in Bahrain Manama, Bahrain - EMEA Finance Magazine has named Citi "Best Foreign Investment Bank" for the fourth year in a row and "Best Foreign Bank" for the second consecutive year in Bahrain as part of the magazine's Middle East Banking Awards 2014. The awards were recently announced at a charity awards dinner held at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150326b.htm Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150326c.htm Responsible Finance Europe, Middle East & Africa Aftab Ahmed, Citi Country Officer for Hungary, Launches the Citi-Junior Achievement SmartUp Challenge Program Budapest, Hungary - Fifty students aged 17-23 from a number of secondary schools and universities in Hungary participated in the Citi-Junior Achievement SmartUp Challenge Program. This is part of a regional initiative supported by the Citi Foundation in Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Bulgaria, and it is focused on developing the entrepreneurial skills and competencies of students, enabling them to enhance their employability opportunities and help them create their own business. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150326c.htm Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150319b.htm Consumer Banking North America Citi Retail Services Extends Long-Term Consumer and Commercial Credit Relationship with Office Depot, Inc. Atlanta - Citi Retail Services today announced a long-term agreement with Office Depot, Inc. to extend the companies' 25-year consumer and commercial credit relationship and to consolidate the Office Depot and OfficeMax credit agreements into one program. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150319b.htm Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150319a.htm Responsible Finance North America U.S.: Citi Announces Citi Community Home Runs Program for 2015 New York Mets Season New York - Citi announced today the launch of the Citi Community Home Runs Program for the 2015 New York Mets' season. For the second consecutive year, Citi will donate $2,000 to one of four tri-state area community partners each time a Mets player hits a home run at Citi Field during the regular season: City Harvest, United Neighborhood Houses, USO of Metropolitan New York, and New York City's YMCA. Each organization will also receive a $5,000 initial donation to kick-off the program. The Citi Community Home Runs Program begins on April 13, Mets' Opening Day, and continues through the final regular season home game on October 4 at Citi Field. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150319a.htm Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150318a.htm Citi-Wide Citi First Quarter 2015 Fixed Income Investor Review New York - John Gerspach, Chief Financial Officer, will conduct the Citigroup first quarter 2015 Fixed Income Investor Review at 11 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The review will be available live via webcast and teleconference. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150318a.htm Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150317a.htm Consumer Banking/North America Citi Retail Services' Leslie McNamara Named One of the Most Influential Women in Payments New York - PaymentsSource named Citi Retail Services' Leslie McNamara, Managing Director and Executive Vice President of Partner Management, one of the 2015 Most Influential Women in Payments. PaymentsSource, a U.S. payments industry news resource, published its third-annual ranking this month at PaymentsSource.com/women-in-payments, and its affiliate American Banker will feature the list as a special report in its April issue. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150317a.htm Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150316c.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup Announces Reference Yields and Total Consideration for Note Tender Offers New York - Citigroup Inc. ("Citigroup") announced today the applicable Reference Yield and Total Consideration for the previously announced cash tender offers (each, an "Offer" and, collectively, the "Offers") with respect to each series of Notes listed in the table below (the "Notes"). http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150316c.htm Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150316b.htm Citi-Wide Citigroup Announces Upsizing and Early Tender Results of Offers to Purchase Specified Series of Outstanding Notes New York - Citigroup Inc. ("Citigroup") announced today that it has increased the maximum aggregate principal amounts of specified series of notes (the "Notes") that it will accept (each, a "Maximum Series Tender Cap") and the aggregate principal amounts of Notes that were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn prior to 5p.m., New York City time, on March 13, 2015 (the "Early Tender Date") pursuant to its previously announced cash tender offers (each, an "Offer" and, collectively, the "Offers"), as set forth in the table below. All Notes that have been validly tendered at or prior to the Early Tender Date and are accepted in the Offers will be purchased, retired and cancelled by Citigroup on the early settlement date, which is expected to occur on March 18, 2015 (the "Early Settlement Date"). http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150316b.htm Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150316a.htm Responsible Finance Institutional Clients Group/North America Citi's Lead Widens with Affordable Housing Finance Magazine's Ranking of Top Affordable Housing Lender for 2014 New York - Citi continues its reign as No. 1 in Affordable Housing Finance (AHF) Magazine's annual survey of affordable housing lenders for the sixth consecutive year. Citi Community Capital, which is the main avenue through which Citi works to finance all types of affordable housing and community investment projects, reported over $3.2 billion of lending to finance affordable rental housing projects in 2014, up from $2.6 billion the previous year. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150316a.htm Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150311a.htm Citi-Wide Citi Announces 2015 Planned Capital Actions New York - The Federal Reserve Board today advised Citi that it has no objection to the planned capital actions requested by Citi as part of the 2015 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR). http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150311a.htm Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150331c.htm Consumer Banking Europe, Middle East & Africa Poland: Saule Technologies Voted Startup of 2014 Handlowy, Poland - Saule Technologies, one of the first companies in the world that deals in commercial application of perovskites (materials that absorb light and produce energy in the process), was awarded the "Startup of 2014" title. The company works on creating an elastic, semi-transparent cell that could be easily combined with products currently present on the market. For example, a tablet with a screen coated with perovskite would be able to recharge its own battery. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150331c.htm Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:01 GMT http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150310c.htm Consumer Banking/North America Citi to Launch Banking App for Apple Watch New York - Citi announced today it will launch a banking app designed for Apple Watch™ when Apple brings the device to market in the U.S. on April 24, 2015. Among the first banking apps for a wearable device, the Citi Mobile® Lite app will enable Citi U.S. debit and credit card customers to view account balances and recent transactions and to receive real-time notifications of credit card transactions at a glance right on their wrist with Apple Watch or iPhone. http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2015/150310c.htm