Featured Premium Sponsor March 2023: Citi
Wednesday, 01 March 2023
For over 55 years, Citi has had a presence in Ireland and was one of the first foreign banks to open an office in the country. With a structure that prioritizes Ireland as a strategic market, Dublin is home to Citibank Europe Plc’s headquarters, operating across 22 countries, and Citi Innovation Lab which was the first research and development centre for a financial services company in Ireland. From their offices on North Wall Quay in Dublin, Citi services over 2,500 clients across 160 countries and offers a diversified product base covering over 20 global and regional products, including Securities Services.
Citi Securities Services supports the world’s leading asset managers, institutional investors, and financial institutions delivering enterprise-wide capabilities across Securities Services and Markets. With an extensive global footprint across 104 countries, including 63 proprietary markets and 25 fund domiciles, they have in-market experts delivering a full range of services, including custody, fund administration, transfer agency, depositary services, ETF services, issuer services, middle office, securities lending, collateral management, and foreign exchange. Citi is focused on delivering a unique organisational value proposition across every step of the investment lifecycle, backed by their capital, product investment dollars and their people. By harnessing the power of their network and onshore support model Citi brings local market capabilities, intelligence and foresight closer to global investors and can facilitate trading in any asset class on any traditional or digital exchange or marketplace.
Citi is embedded in digitization and innovation development at all levels of the financial services industry. With an upward technology spend, they seek to deliver sustained innovation, bringing together processes, globally integrated technologies and fintech collaborations that complement each other and simplify tasks through robotics, automation, easy to use applications, and transparent connections that are reusable and cost effective. Through the combination of their global end-to-end service capabilities and their data and analytics platform, Citi VelocitySM Clarity, they enable their clients to future-proof and grow their business, while mitigating risks and reducing their infrastructure costs.