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Citibank backs EuroFinance meeting

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 26 – The first EuroFinance Conference in Treasury, Risk and Cash Management in East Africa opens in Nairobi on Wednesday.
The conference which is co-sponsored by Citibank, is expected to shed light on the way forward for the region\’s finance professionals against the backdrop of the biting global recession.
The three day symposium to be held at the Laico Regency will tackle cash flows issues, investment, trade and project finance, and working capital, while minimising risks.
Citi Country Officer (Kenya) Ade Ayeyemi said Citi is proud to be associated with the conference.
"Citi is a bronze sponsor in this conference and is a key supporter of Euro Finance conferences around the world as it gives us an opportunity to share our global experience and expertise in Treasury and Cash Management capabilities," he said.
Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries.
Through its two operating units, Citicorp and Citi Holdings, it 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 and wealth management.
EuroFinance on its part creates a discussion space for the world\’s leading corporations and financial institutions to grow and progress treasury management.
Some of the programme highlights for the Nairobi symposium include; which way the economic world is turning, whether there is too much or too little regulation, improving corporate governance, a new look at trading partnerships, improving treasury structures and reviewing the banking scene.
The conference is designed for treasury, cash, trade finance and risk managers working within, or responsible for, corporations in East Africa. It is also open to bankers, professional advisors and service providers.

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