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What's New for Investors?

October 2011

Our modular approach, robust operational support and unmatched global presence distinguish Citi in servicing the needs of our investor clients. This rare combination provides you with the flexibility and scale to meet the demands of the market and deliver higher levels of service across expanding products 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

As Trust and Wealth Management Converge, Technology Becomes Critical

Jonathan Flitt, Director, Investment Administration Services, Citi Transaction Services, examines the convergence of the personal trust and agency wealth management business.

Back to the Drawing Board: Redefining Hedge Fund Investing

Peter Hill, Global Fund of Hedge Fund Product Manager, Citi Transaction Services and Benjamin Poor, Manager of Market Intelligence, Citi, captured the viewpoints of four industry experts regarding the changing dynamics of the hedge fund industry.

Leading Solutions

Private Equity Portfolio Administration & Analytics

Citi provides turnkey services for accounting, administrative and reporting functions spanning your entire private equity and real estate portfolios.

How will you manage collateral in a changing regulatory environment?

OpenCollateralSM, your solution to minimizing operational risk and minimizing the coming collateral squeeze.

Client Spotlight

Citi Appointed by Diamond Hill to Provide Global Custody, Fund Services and Securities Lending for $4 Billion of Assets

Citi announced that it has been appointed by Diamond Hill Capital Management, Inc. to provide a range of investor support services for the firm's fund assets totaling $4 billion.

Citi Selected by Empire Life to Provide Securities and Fund Services for $9 Billion of Assets

Citi today announced that it has been selected by The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) to provide transfer agency, fund administration, custody and securities lending services for its investment products.

Citi Appointed by Eaton Vance International (Ireland) Funds, PLC to Provide Global Custody and Trustee Services for Dublin-Registered Funds

Citi has been appointed by Eaton Vance International to provide a complete suite of global custody and trustee services for its Dublin-registered funds. This new mandate extends Citi's existing relationship with Eaton Vance International for which Citi provides fund administration, accounting and transfer agency services.

Did You Know?

Expect Miracles Foundation Hosts Annual Wine and Spirits Charity Event

Thursday, November 3, 2011
6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Boston Center for the Arts, Cyclorama
539 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116

As a proud sponsor of the Expect Miracles Foundation, Citi invites you to learn more about the good works of the foundation and their upcoming Wine and Spirits Charity Event. The evening will feature wine tasting, exquisite hors d'oeuvres and music coupled with a live and silent auction in support of the Expect Miracles Foundation and its mission.

Fred Naddaff
Managing Director
Citi Investor Services
North America

Citi's Fred Naddaff Elected Vice Chair of the NICSA Board of Directors

Fredd Naddaff, Managing Director, Citi Investor Services, has been elected as Vice Chair of the NICSA Board of Directors. Fred was included with the slate of Directors presented for ratification at the NICSA General Membership meeting that took place October5-6 in Boston. Michael Woodall, Managing Director of Putnam, serves as NICSA Chairman of the Board.

6th Annual Hedge Funds Care Open Your Hearts to the Children Benefit

Thursday, November 17, 2011
6:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.
Boston Children's Museum
308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210

As a proud sponsor of Hedge Funds Care, Citi invites you to learn more about this international charity whose sole mission is preventing and treating child abuse. The upcoming event in Boston will feature cocktails, dinner, a brief program and silent auction supporting its mission.

Citi's Gavin Farrell to Participate on DerivSource's Webinar - Optimizing Operations for the Buy Side

Thursday, November 3, 2011
10:00am – 11:00am

Citi's Gavin Farrell, Senior Vice President, Citi Hedge Fund Services, will participate in a webinar discussion on how hedge funds and assets managers are streamlining post-trade processing functions and risk management to support regulatory compliance and also to build a stronger operational foundation for future growth.

Citi Fund of Hedge Fund Breakfast

Citi recently co-hosted a fund of hedge fund breakfast in NYC with HFMWeek. Peter Hill, Global Fund of Hedge Funds Product Manager, Citi, moderated the panel of experts that shared their views and insights of the future of the fund of hedge fund industry.