Paymaster and Citigroup Announce International Payments Deal

London – Paymaster, one of the leading providers of outsourced pensions administration and annuity services in the United Kingdom, has appointed Citigroup Corporate and Investment Banking as its partner in the provision of international payments services to its clients.

Citigroup's Global Transaction Services will work with Paymaster to support electronic payments through its market leading Worldlink® Payment Services. Worldlink® Payment Services is used by corporations, financial institutions and governments to process international payments in over 135 currencies.

David Nunn, Banking Services Director of Paymaster, said "Paymaster and Citigroup will work together to enhance and extend the range and flexibility of services that we offer to our clients. Paymaster has chosen the bank with the largest international network to deliver a market leading international payments service that is fully integrated with the services that we offer to public and private sector clients."

Naveed Sultan, Head of Cash Management for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Citigroup, said, "We are delighted that Paymaster, a market leader in their field, has selected Citigroup to provide them with the world class international payment services they require to meet their clients' cross border needs more effectively."

For information on Worldlink® Payment Services, please visit www.worldlink.com

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