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What's New for Investors?

February 2012

Citi's investment services solutions combine our specialized industry expertise and capabilities with the power of Citi's global network to help you meet your performance objectives across asset classes, strategies and geographies.

We are excited to share with you recent highlights in our investor-servicing business solutions, including innovations, client partnerships, industry recognition and market trends.

Market Trends

Securities Finance Market Monitor

The most recent edition of Market Monitor looks at the trends that we are seeing in the industry and how they translate into opportunity for your portfolios.

Client Spotlight

Citi Appointed by Dorchester Capital to Provide Fund Administration and Custody Services for Alternative Fund of Funds

Citi has been appointed by Dorchester Capital Advisors International, LLC to provide fund administration and custody for Dorchester Capital International Limited, its fund of hedge funds. This new mandate extends a long-standing relationship with Citi.

Citi Awarded Mandate from Veritable LP to Provide Hedge Fund Middle Office and Administration Services for $2.2 Billion in Assets

Citi has been awarded a mandate by Veritable L.P. to provide a comprehensive suite of hedge fund services including middle office, fund accounting, and investor services. Veritable L.P. is among the largest independently owned Registered Advisors in the U.S.

Leading Solutions

Private Equity Custody Services

The operational concerns of Unified Managed Account (UMA) sponsors – which are detailed in Cerulli Associates Managed Accounts report – are fully addressed by Citi's comprehensive wealth management platform, OpenWealth®.

Did You Know?

Citi Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results

Citigroup reported its Fourth Quarter 2011 results, during which Citi earned $1.2 billion in net income, or 38 cents per share. This increased net income for the year to $11.3 billion, or $3.69 per share. Vikram Pandit, Citi's Chief Executive Officer, said, "Overall, we made solid progress in 2011. We increased our net income to $11.3 billion, up 6% from the previous year, and reached key benchmarks in our consumer businesses, showing our strategy is achieving results."

Hedge Funds Care – Thursday, March 1 (6:00pm - 10:00pm)

14th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit Citi Hedge Fund Services is a proud sponsor of Hedge Funds Care and very involved with the charity organization. Citi will be attending the 14th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit on March 1st at Cipriani's in New York City.

Citi at the ABA Wealth Management & Trust Conference

March 14 – 16, 2012 | Westin Kierland, Scottsdale, AZ

Citi's OpenWealth® and the Bank Services Group are exhibiting at the 2012 ABA Wealth Management and Trust Conference, in Arizona.

OpenWealth will showcase its market-leading service solution for wealth managers, trust officers and bank trust departments. Citi will be hosting a "Lunch & Learn" to discuss bridging the gap between wealth management and trust in an increasingly competitive market and will demonstrate how OpenWealth provides streamlined, automated workflows across the silo'd business units.

Citi's Regulatory Compliance QuarterCAST

Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Noon ET

Please join us online for the Spring QuarterCAST from the Regulatory Administration and Compliance Services team. This quarter includes our annual "Year in Review" presentation, which will feature a retrospective of 2011 including:

  • Recent Regulatory Developments
  • Investment Adviser Registration and Reporting
  • FSOC's Proposed SIFI Designation Rule
  • Recent Trends in SEC Examinations and Enforcement Cases