Citibank Peru Gathers Experts and Businessmen from the Mining & Energy Sector

With rapid growth in Mining and Energy industries in the country, experts seek to identify opportunities and new challenges in the sector, helping to optimize transactional processing for companies in these industries.

Lima, Peru - May 19, 2011 – Citibank Peru gathers leading mining and energy companies from Latin America, in an initial meeting where challenges and opportunities facing these industries will be discussed.

Citi Mining and Energy Day - part of the "Citi Industry Events" strategy, with events also in Brazil and Colombia, aims to work on identifying the needs and opportunities of these industries, contributing to innovation processes and financial solutions.

"Our mission is to always provide the best products and solutions for our clients, and we are confident that the conclusions reached during the conference will benefit and be useful to our clients," said Jose Antonio Blanco, CCO Citibank Peru.

Citi Corporate Banking senior executives - including Michael Roberts, Head of Global Corporate Banking and Capital Management; as well as Peter Langshaw, Global Industry Head for Energy, Power, Chemicals and Mining - Global Transaction Services -, will participate as speakers.

Global Transaction Services, a division of Citigroup’s Institutional Clients Group, offers integrated cash management, trade, and securities and fund services to multinational corporations, financial institutions and public sector organizations around the world. With a network that spans more than 100 countries, Citigroup’s Global Transaction Services supports over 65,000 clients. As of the first quarter of 2011, it held on average $355 billion in liability balances and $13 trillion in assets under custody.

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