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For Immediate Release Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C)

Citi Recognized as Latin America Bond House of the Year by IFR

January 15, 2019

Miami – Citi was named Latin America Bond House of the Year by International Financing Review (IFR) as part of their 2018 awards. In addition, IFR recognized Citi as Emerging Markets Bond House of the Year.

IFR is Thomson Reuters' leading financial industry publication, and its awards are among the most prestigious in the banking industry. The spread of awards across asset classes and geographies reinforces the external recognition Citi enjoys for being among the best universal banks in the world for its clients.

"We are honored to receive this award on behalf of all our clients who entrusted their transactions to Citi. We continuously strive to offer the most complete suite of financing solutions to serve our clients," said Chris Gilfond, Head of Latin America Capital Markets Origination at Citi.

For Latin America Bond House, which Citi won for the second year running, IFR said: "Another region Citigroup dominated was Latin America. The U.S. bank once again towered high above its competitors in 2018, flexing its muscles in a tough year for the asset class."

Citi has unrivaled consistency delivering for its clients, having been recognized as both Latin America Bond House and Emerging Markets Bond House in four of the last six years.

In addition, Citi stands no. 1 in league tables for international bonds by apportioned value with a difference of more than 400 basis points compared to its top two competitors.

Citi Latin America is uniquely positioned to support fast-growing economies expanding in the region or globally. Its unparalleled international and regional network and breadth and depth of product knowledge allow clients to execute business in any part of the world, accessing the knowledge, capacity and experience of Citi's global structure.

Citi's has a unique and unmatched footprint in Latin America, serving communities, institutions, and nations for over 130 years.

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.

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