For Immediate Release
Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C)
October 15, 2019

Citigroup Announces Redemption of Series N Preferred Stock

New York – Citigroup Inc. is redeeming, in whole, all $1.5 billion aggregate liquidation preference of Depositary Shares representing interests in its 5.800% Fixed Rate/Floating Rate Noncumulative Preferred Stock, Series N (the “Preferred Stock”).

The redemption date for the Preferred Stock and related Depositary Shares is November 15, 2019. The cash redemption price, payable on November 15, 2019 for each Depositary Share, will equal $1,000. Holders of record, on a date to be declared by Citigroup’s board of directors prior to the redemption date, will receive the regular semi-annual dividend due on November 15, 2019 in an amount that will be declared prior to the redemption date.

The redemption announced today is consistent with Citigroup’s liability management strategy, and reflects its ongoing efforts to enhance the efficiency of its funding and capital structure. Since 2015, Citigroup redeemed or retired $40.1 billion of its securities, based on several factors, including without limitation, the economic value, regulatory changes, potential impact on Citigroup's net interest margin and borrowing costs, the overall remaining tenor of Citigroup's debt portfolio, capital impact, as well as overall market conditions.

Citigroup’s Tier 1 Capital and Tier 1 Capital ratio will be substantially unaffected by the planned redemption. Citigroup’s Tier 1 Capital and its Tier 1 Capital ratio are expected to decrease by approximately $1.5 billion and approximately 12 basis points, respectively. The redemption is consistent with Citigroup’s capital actions submitted to the Federal Reserve Board as part of the 2019 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review.

Beginning on the redemption date, the Depositary Shares representing the redeemed Preferred Stock will no longer be outstanding and dividends will no longer accrue on such securities.

Computershare Trust Company, N.A. (“Computershare”) is the paying agent for the Depositary Shares. The paying agent’s address is Computershare Trust Company, Attn: Corporate Actions, 150 Royall Street, Canton, MA 02021. Questions relating to the notice of redemption and related materials should be directed to Computershare via telephone at 1-888-250-3985.

For further information on the Preferred Stock and the related Depositary Shares, please see the prospectus at https://www.citigroup.com/citi/fixedincome/data/2965192_1.pdf.

Citi
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com | Twitter: @Citi | YouTube: www.youtube.com/citi | Blog: http://blog.citigroup.com | Facebook: www.facebook.com/citi | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/citi.

Contacts
Media: Mark Costiglio, (212) 559-4114
Investors: Elizabeth Lynn, (212) 793-2033
Fixed Income Investors: Thomas Rogers, (212) 559-5091

Investor Documents

Investor Documents

Find them >

Media Documents & Press Releases

Media Documents & Press Releases

Find them >

Annual Report

Annual Report

Find them >