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Citi Earns Top Honors in Global Finance Magazine’s 2011 World’s Best Internet Bank Awards

Citi wins Best Global Internet for the 10th year in a row along with numerous global and regional awards

New York - November 17, 2011 – Citi today announced it has been named World’s Best Internet Bank for 2011 by Global Finance magazine. Citi was the recipient of over 90 global, regional and country awards.

"Citi is thrilled to have earned this prestigious recognition by Global Finance," said Naveed Sultan, Global Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions, Citi Global Transaction Services. "We believe this is a true validation of our industry-leadership position in Internet banking and demonstrates our strength as a global organization. Winning these awards is also a reflection of our steadfast commitment to providing our clients with the best technology platforms enabling them to succeed in today’s challenging business environment."

Global Awards:

Best Overall Internet Bank
Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank
Best Investment Management Services
Best Online Cash Management Site
Best Web Site Design
Best in Mobile Banking
Best in Social Media for Corporate/Institutional Banking

Regional Awards & Country Awards:

Asia

  • Best Trade Finance
  • Best in Social Media
  • Best in Mobile Banking
  • Best Investment Management Services

Best Corporate/Institutional Bank

  • Australia
  • China
  • Indonesia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Pakistan
  • South Korea
  • Thailand
  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Taiwan

Central Europe and Eastern Europe

  • Best Online Cash Management
  • Best Web Site Design
  • Best Information Security Initiatives
  • Best Trade Finance
  • Best Investment Management Services
  • Best in Mobile Banking

Best Corporate/Institutional Bank

  • Bulgaria
  • Hungary
  • Russia
  • Ukraine
  • Czech Republic
  • Romania
  • Slovakia

Europe

  • Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank
  • Best Web Site Design
  • Best Investment Management Services
  • Best in Social Media
  • Best Online Cash Management
  • Best Integrated Corporate Bank Site
  • Best in Mobile Banking

Best Corporate/Institutional Bank

  • Austria
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Switzerland
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Spain

Latin America

  • Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank
  • Best Web Site Design
  • Best Information Security Initiatives
  • Best in Social Media
  • Best Online Cash Management
  • Best Investment Management Services
  • Best in Mobile Banking

Best Corporate/Institutional Bank

  • Argentina
  • Colombia
  • Dominican Republic
  • El Salvador
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Paraguay
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Venezuela
  • Brazil
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Uruguay

Middle East/Africa

  • Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank
  • Best Investment Management Services
  • Best in Social Media
  • Best Web Site Design
  • Best in Mobile Banking

Best Corporate/Institutional Bank

  • Algeria
  • Congo
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Kenya
  • Lebanon
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Cameroon
  • Cote D’Ivoire
  • Gabon
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Morocco
  • Senegal
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda

North America

  • Best Online Cash Management
  • Best Investment Management Services
  • Best Integrated Corporate Bank Site
  • Best in Social Media

Best Corporate/Institutional Bank

  • Canada

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 third quarter of 2011, it held on average $365 billion in liability balances and $12.5 trillion in assets under custody.

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About Global Finance
audited by BPA. Global Finance’s audience includes chairmen, presidents, CEOs, CFOs, treasurers and other senior financial officers responsible for making investment and strategic decisions at multinational companies and financial institutions. Global Finance also targets the 8,000 international portfolio investors responsible for more than 80% of all global assets under professional management. Its website offers analysis and articles that are the heritage of 22 years of experience in international financial markets, and provides a valuable source of data on 192 countries. Headquartered in New York, with offices in London, Rio de Janeiro and Milan.

About Citi
Citi, the leading global financial services company, 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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