citigroup korea inc-spn adr (CGKOY) Key Developments
NWI Management Selects Citi to Provide Hedge Fund Administration Services
May 22 13
Citi has been awarded a new mandate to provide hedge fund administration services to NWI Management LP. The mandate covers private investment funds totaling over $3.1 billion in assets as of May 1, 2013.
Investors Reportedly Eyes Polaris Financial's Unit
May 17 13
Wipro Ltd. (BSE:507685), Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited, HCL Technologies Ltd. (BSE:532281), Tech Mahindra Limited (BSE:532755) are reportedly bidding for Polaris Financial Technology Limited's (BSE:532254) services unit FT Sourcing. According to sources, bidders are expected to value the IT services unit at five-seven times the operating profit estimated at $45 million. Axis Capital Limited is reportedly running a process exploring a sale with Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE:C) planning an exit. According to The Times of India, Axis Capital declined to comment, while a Polaris spokesperson called it baseless speculation misrepresenting the company’s restructuring plans.
Citigroup, Inc. Commences Offers to Purchase Cash Up to USD 400,000,000 Aggregate Principal Amount
May 16 13
Citigroup, Inc. announced the commencement of offers to purchase for cash up to USD 400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its notes of the series. The offer to purchase each series of Notes. The Notes had an aggregate principal amount outstanding of approximately USD 2.04 billion as of May 15, 2013. These Offers are consistent with Citigroup's liability management strategy, and reflect its ongoing efforts to enhance the efficiency of its funding and capital structure. Since the beginning of 2012, Citigroup has retired approximately USD 22.7 billion of senior debt, subordinated debt, preferred and trust preferred securities, reducing Citigroup's overall funding costs and efficiently deploying its ample liquidity. Payment for Notes validly tendered prior to the Expiration Date and accepted for purchase will be made on the settlement date, which is anticipated to be June 18, 2013.
Citigroup, Inc. Announces Executive Changes
May 6 13
Citigroup, Inc. named Chris Laskowski as head of corporate and investment business for Hong Kong, replacing Ed Lam, who left the company in 2012. Laskowski will also continue to lead the Asia-Pacific alternative assets group and support Farhan Faruqui as COO of corporate and investment business for the Asia-Pacific. Laskowshi was appointed Citigroup's COO and head of the financial entrepreneurs group for the Asia-Pacific region excluding Japan in June 2010. Under his new role, Laskowski will focus on developing and maintaining relationships with major Hong Kong-based investment banking clients.
Citigroup Inc. Announces Purchase Prices and Tender Results of Callable Subordinated Notes Due November 2017 and Together with the 2030 Notes
May 3 13
On 17 April 2013, Citigroup Inc. invited eligible holders of its outstanding EUR 1,250,000,000 4.25% Fixed Rate /Floating Rate Callable Subordinated Notes due February 2030 and EUR 800,000,000 3.625% Fixed /Floating Rate Callable Subordinated Notes due November 2017 to tender their Notes for purchase by the Company for cash. The Offers were made on the terms and subject to the conditions contained in the tender offer memorandum dated 17 April 2013. Capitalized terms used but not otherwise defined in this announcement shall have the meanings given to them in the Tender Offer Memorandum. The Offers expired at 4:00 p.m. (London time) on 2 May 2013. As at the Expiration Deadline, an aggregate nominal amount of Notes equal to EUR 785,794,000 has been validly tendered in the Offers. The Company hereby announces that it has accepted for purchase an aggregate nominal amount of Notes equal to EUR 489,463,000. The Purchase Price per EUR 1,000 nominal amount of Notes has been set at EUR 1,020 for the 2030 Notes and at EUR 975 for the 2017 Notes. All Notes validly tendered at or below the applicable Purchase Price have been accepted in full.