Citi Philippines wins FinanceAsia Best International Bank award

Aretes Style, the only Filipino participant in this year’s United Nations Development Program Youth Co-Lab, supported by the Citi Foundation, provides livelihoods for women in Marawi town who are widowed, single mothers and young parents.

Citi Philippines won the award for Best International Bank for the 23rd consecutive year from Hong Kong-based financial publishing firm, FinanceAsia.

Citi Philippines Managing Director Aftab Ahmed expressed gratitude for the recognition as the country’s largest foreign bank continues to take action to protect the well-being of employees, customers and the community in the face of challenges. by the pandemic.

“Our global network and close ties in the Philippines have enabled us to execute our strategy and exceed our clients’ expectations. We are honored to be recognized and will continue our efforts to provide the appropriate financial solutions to our clients and help them achieve their growth goals, ”said Ahmed.

Citi Philippines has raised over US $ 20 billion through debt deals in global financial markets for various clients. He continues to help institutional clients raise capital to support and strengthen their balance sheets in the context of the global health crisis.

Citi Philippines manages over 950 multinational companies and over 100 leading local companies.

As part of its response measures to Covid-19, the bank, through the Citi Foundation, has awarded 50 million pesos in grants to various groups, including Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), Philippine Business for Education (PBed) and Bayan Academy, among others.

Citi Credit Cards also launched a Covid-19 relief campaign to allow cardholders to use their reward points to donate to relief efforts of the Philippine Disaster Relief Foundation and World Vision. On this year’s Citi World Community Day, Citi employees are enabling progress in their communities by sponsoring micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) providing support to communities affected by Covid-19.

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