Citi Names Head of Securities and Fund Services Client and Sales Management for Latin America

New York, NY - August 22, 2011 – Citi today announced the appointment of Marcia Rothschild as Head of Latin America Securities and Fund Services Client and Sales Management, Global Transaction Services. The growth of institutional investors across the region and rapidly expanding economies attracting inbound investment are driving increased demand for Citi’s services.

The addition of Marcia to the team enhances Citii’s capability to provide clients with access to a full suite of solutions that help investors, issuers and intermediaries to spend more time on making investment decisions, distribution, marketing and customer service.

Ms. Rothschild brings over 18 years of global industry and product experience, including senior positions in Brazil, Luxembourg and the United States, as well as a deep understanding of client needs across Latin America. Ms Rothschild joins from BNP Paribas, where she was most recently the head of securities services in Brazil, and will report to Alejandro Berney, Head of Latin America Securities and Fund Services, and Dirk Jones, Global Head of Financial Institutions Client Sales Management, Global Transaction Services.

Citi has a number of leadership positions providing securities and fund services across Latin America, including ranking as the number one private equity administrator in Brazil.

"We are very pleased to have been able to attract such an accomplished professional to help accelerate our sales momentum in this large and growing region," said Alejandro Berney, Head of Latin America Securities and Fund Services, Citi. "Marcia brings a keen understanding of the client needs and will be instrumental in enhancing the industry visibility for our products and ensuring clients and prospects have full access to our complete capabilities."

Through a presence in 23 markets in Latin America, and over 70,000 employees, Citi is uniquely positioned to help our clients handle inbound and outbound portfolio investments across asset classes, strategies and geographies. We leverage these deep resources to deliver middle office, fund administration, global custody and investing and financing solutions that are focused on our clients’ specific challenges and customized to their individual needs.

Through its Securities and Fund Services business, Citi’s industry-focused experts provide institutional investors worldwide with tailored solutions delivered through proven global platforms that feature modular, open architecture. With $13.5 trillion of assets under custody and the industry’s largest proprietary network, clients can leverage Citi’s local market expertise and global reach to extract value across the entire investment value chain.

Global Transaction Services, a division of Citi’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 second quarter of 2011, it held on average $365 billion in liability balances and $13.5 trillion in assets under custody.

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