Citigroup Inc. is announcing the redemption of a series of Citi trust preferred securities – the 7.875% Enhanced TRUPS ® issued by Citigroup Capital XX (CUSIP: 173085200) (the “ETRUPS ®”). The ETRUPS ® are being redeemed, along with the common securities issued by Citigroup Capital XX and held by Citi, as a result of the concurrent redemption in whole by Citi of the junior subordinated debt securities held by Citigroup Capital XX which underlie the ETRUPS ®.
The redemption date for the ETRUPS ® will be December 17, 2012, and the cash redemption price paid on the redemption date will equal $25 plus $0.503125 in accumulated and unpaid distributions per ETRUPS ®.
Beginning on the redemption date, the ETRUPS ® will no longer be considered outstanding and distributions will no longer accrue on the ETRUPS ®.
Under the terms and conditions of the ETRUPS ® Citigroup has the option to redeem the ETRUPS ® in whole or in part on one or more occasions any time on or after December 15, 2012. Accordingly, Citi has elected to redeem the ETRUPS ® in whole on December 17, 2012. As a result of this redemption, Citigroup’s Basel I Tier 1 Capital is expected to decrease by approximately $0.45B and its Basel I Tier 1 Capital ratio is expected to decrease by approximately 4.6 basis points. Citigroup’s Tier 1 Common capital and related Tier 1 Common ratio, under Basel I and as estimated under Basel III, will not be affected by this redemption.For further information on this series of Citi trust preferred securities, please see the Capital XX ETRUPS ® prospectus at the following web address: http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/831001/000095012307015811/y40040b2e424b2.htm Citi, the leading global bank, 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.