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What’s New in Investor Services?

February 2011

Our modular approach, robust operational support and unmatched global presence distinguish Citi in servicing the needs of our investor clients. This rare combination provides you with the flexibility and scale to meet the demands of the market and deliver higher levels of service across expanding products and geographies.

We are excited to share with you recent highlights in our investor-servicing business solutions, including innovations, client partnerships, industry recognition and market trends.

Market Trends

Securities Finance Market Monitor

The most recent edition of Market Monitor looks at the trends that we are seeing in the industry and how they translate into opportunity for your portfolios.

Leading Solutions

IRS Regulations Impacting Mutual Funds: Citi Fund Services Update
Free Webinar: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 @ 2 - 3 pm EST

Join Citi Fund Services for an online discussion and update on new IRS regulations impacting U.S. mutual funds. Topics include:

  • The recently enacted Regulated Investment Company (RIC) Modernization Act of 2010 and its impact on mutual funds and their service providers
  • Citi’s preparation for meeting the new Cost Basis Reporting requirements going into affect on January 1, 2012

Rajen Shah, Global Head of Collateral Management Services, Citi Transaction Services sat for an interview with Omgeo Viewpoint to discuss how collateral management service providers can help buy-side firms manage the collateral squeeze they face as a result of the complexities associated with central clearing for OTC derivatives.

Industry Recognition

Citi awarded 2010 “Securities Services Bank of the Year”

The Banker announced Citi as the 2010 “Securities Services Bank of the Year” marking the third consecutive year of this achievement.  

Did You Know?

Citi reports Fourth Quarter and 2010 year end results

CFO John Gerspach reviews Citi’s Fourth Quarter and 2010 year end results, showing our return to sustained profitability as we reported our fourth consecutive profitable quarter.

Citi @ the NICSA 29th Annual Conference & Expo
February 13-16, 2011, Doral Golf Resort & Spa, Miami, FL
Citi Exhibit Booth #33

Portfolio Managers’ Roundtable
Tuesday, February 15, 9 - 10 am, Grand Ballroom

Moderated by Citi’s Donald T. Marchesiello, Director and Global Head of Traditional Research, Citi, the interactive Portfolio Managers’ Roundtable will focus on approaches toward successfully navigating through tumultuous financial times. The panel of seasoned investment and product experts include Steve Messinger, Managing Director, iShares, BlackRock; Philip J Orlando, CFA and Chief Equity Market Strategist, Federated Investors, Inc.; Jerry Webman, Chief Economist, OppenheimerFunds, Inc.; and Paul Zemsky, Global Head of Asset Allocation, ING Investment Management.

NICSA Golf Tournament “Barbecue at the 19th Hole”
Sunday, February 13, 1 - 3 pm, Blue Monster Lawn

Citi is pleased to be Event Sponsor of the NICSA Golf Tournament "Barbeque at the 19th Hole." Hope you can join us for refreshments and the awarding of tournament prizes.

Regulatory Compliance QuarterCAST
Wednesday, March 2 (Noon - 1 pm ET)

Save the date for Citi’s next “QuarterCAST” which provides insights into recent regulatory developments impacting mutual fund operations: To register, e-mail:

Hedge Funds Care - March 3
13th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit

Citi Hedge Fund Services is a proud sponsor of Hedge Funds Care and very involved with the charity organization. Citi will be attending the 13th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit on March 3 at Cipriani’s in New York City. 

Citi @ the Super Return Latin America Conference
February 15-17, Renaissance Hotel, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Pedro Guerra, Head of Citi Citi Transaction Services Brazil will Chair the 1st day of the Super Return Latin America Conference. This premier Latin American private equity conference brings together LPs, GPs and other industry experts investing in the region. Stop by our Citi booth to learn more about our private equity services.