Citigroup 8-K 2008
U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 15, 2008
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Current Report on Form 8-K
Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.
(a) On January 15, 2008, Citigroup Inc. (Citigroup) announced it has raised a total of $12.5 billion of capital through the sale of convertible preferred securities in a private offering which has been completed, subject to settlement.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
Also on January 15, 2008 , Citigroup announced a lowering of its quarterly dividend on common stock to $.32 per share. At the same time, Citigroup announced that it will continue selling non-core assets.
A copy of the press release announcing the events described above and including a summary of the terms of the convertible preferred stock sold in the private offering is being filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K. A full description of the terms of the convertible preferred stock sold in the private offering is being filed as Exhibit 99.2 to this Form 8-K. Both exhibits are incorporated herein by reference in their entirety.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.