October 17, 2005 08:30 ET

Citigroup Corporate and Investment Banking Launches TreasuryVision(SM), a Best in Class Cash Management Information Service for Treasurers Worldwide

NEW YORK--(CCNMatthews - Oct 17, 2005) -

Unique Web-based Tool for Corporate Treasurers to Manage Global Liquidity and Risk

Citigroup Corporate and Investment Banking, a global leader in the field today announces that it is launching TreasuryVision(SM) - a unique web-based cash management tool for corporate treasurers to achieve visibility of their cash position, enabling management of global liquidity and risk across the enterprise.

TreasuryVision(SM), Citigroup's Treasury Information Service, provides multi-bank, multi-asset (cash, investments and debt) data aggregation, analytic reporting and treasury workflow tools like, cash flow forecasting. The product is the first of its kind in the industry in being able to aggregate these kinds of information flows into a sophisticated analytical platform.

Paul Galant, Global Head of Cash Management at Citigroup Corporate and Investment Banking said, "The most important benefit to clients of using TreasuryVision(SM) is getting actionable information. Companies can look at their overall positions on a real-time basis and are able to manage their funds much more efficiently as a result of the information and analytics TreasuryVision(SM) provides."

TreasuryVision(SM) is a scalable, customizable service allowing all levels of treasury to see a clearer, more accurate picture of the company's overall accounts and financial positions. The product has a flexible dashboard frame and analytics toolset that clients can use to view, query and analyze proactively aggregated cash, investment and debt positions across Citigroup and other banks.

TreasuryVision's(SM) core service is based on three key success factors: Data Aggregation, Analytics and Information Distribution.

Data Aggregation

Data from client bank accounts, investments and bank debt is collected from all sources and stored in a Global Information Warehouse. Data can be aggregated from both Citigroup accounts as well as from other banks.


TreasuryVision(SM) provides analytic tools that clients can use to understand their positions generated from the aggregated data covering cash, investments and debt. For example, treasurers can view their global cash position as well as breakdowns by region, country, financial institution or legal entity.

Information Distribution

By using these services, clients can manage treasury related reporting, request and approval processes related to cash forecasting, currency risk reporting, intra-company foreign currency and loans and deposit workflows. Additional modules include bank account management.

TreasuryVision(SM): Data In/Information Out

According to Gary Greenwald, Head of Cash Management Information Products at Citigroup Corporate and Investment Banking, "TreasuryVision(SM) increases visibility and control so that treasurers are able to make informed decisions relating to their overall financial positions. Not only does TreasuryVision(SM) aggregate the information flows in real time, it also provides robust analytic measurements allowing our clients to focus on optimizing financial performance - not data gathering."

The Cash Management product is a part of Global Transaction Services, which is a leading provider of integrated cash management, trade finance, securities services and commercial card solutions to corporations, financial institutions and governments around the world.

About Citigroup

Citigroup (NYSE: C), the preeminent global financial services company with some 200 million customer accounts in more than 100 countries, provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, insurance, securities brokerage, and asset management. Major brand names under Citigroup's trademark red umbrella include Citibank, CitiFinancial, Primerica, Smith Barney, Banamex, and Travelers Life and Annuity. Additional information may be found at:

About Citigroup Corporate and Investment Banking

Our Corporate and Investment Banking group achieves the extraordinary for our clients around the world. No financial institution is more committed to understanding and advancing the goals of its clients - our diverse and talented staff in some 100 countries advises companies, governments, and institutional investors on the best way to realize their strategic objectives. We create solutions for and provide the broadest possible capital and market access to thousands of issuer and investor clients, and no institution better executes the increasingly complex payment and cash management solutions required in today's global economy. Core business lines under Citigroup Corporate and Investment Banking include Global Capital Markets, Global Banking and Global Transaction Services.

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