Citi hires women-owned firms to take the lead

Citi Hires Women-Owned Firms to Lead Distribution of $4 Billion Citi Bond Issuance to Commemorate Women’s History Month

In the deal, which priced on March 24, Citi hired nine women-owned broker-dealers to assist in the distribution of the bonds to investors. The firms included Capital Institutional Services, Inc.; C.L. King & Associates, Inc.; MFR Securities, Inc.; North South Capital, LLC; R. Seelaus & Co., LLC; Siebert Williams Shank & Co., LLC; Stern Brothers & Co.; Telsey Advisory Group LLC and Tigress Financial Partners LLC.

“We are delighted to partner with Citi and the other extraordinary female-led firms participating on this bond offering,” said Maria Fiorini Ramirez, Founder and CEO of MFR Securities, Inc. “With its extensive global footprint and influence, Citi’s support of the next generation of women leaders in the financial industry is truly exemplary.”

“Siebert Williams Shank is very proud to be part of Citi’s $4 Billion senior unsecured notes offering. Our firm appreciates Citi’s recognition of woman-owned firms on this transaction and its continuous commitment to and leadership on diversity in the corporate capital markets,” said Suzanne Shank, President and CEO of Siebert Williams Shank.

Read the full press release on Business Wire

From March 30, 2020 article by
Sophia Anthony
Citi Global Public Affairs