This excerpt taken from the C 10-K filed Feb 24, 2006.
Citigroup's pension and postretirement plan asset allocation for the U.S. plans at the end of 2005 and 2004, and the target allocation for 2006 by asset category based on asset fair values are as follows:
Equity securities in the U.S. pension plans include Citigroup common stock with a fair value of $122 million or 1.1% of plan assets and $123 million or 1.2% of plan assets at the end of 2005 and 2004, respectively. The Citigroup Pension Plan sold approximately $500 million of Citigroup common stock in 2004.
Affiliated and third-party investment managers and affiliated advisors provide their respective services to Citigroup's U.S. pension plans. Assets are rebalanced as the Company deems appropriate. Citigroup's investment strategy with respect to its pension assets is to maintain a globally diversified investment portfolio across several asset classes targeting an annual rate of return of 8% while ensuring that the accumulated benefit obligation is fully funded.
Citigroup's pension and postretirement plans' weighted average asset allocations for the non-U.S. plans and the actual ranges at the end of 2005 and 2004, and the weighted average target allocations for 2006 by asset category based on asset fair values are as follows:
Citigroup's global pension and postretirement funds' investment strategies are to invest in a prudent manner for the exclusive purpose of providing benefits to participants. The investment strategies are targeted to produce a total return that, when combined with Citigroup's contributions to the funds, will maintain the funds' ability to meet all required benefit obligations. Risk is controlled through diversification of asset types and investments in domestic and international equities, fixed income securities and cash. The target asset allocation in most locations is 50% equities and 50% debt securities. These allocations may vary by geographic region and country depending on the nature of applicable obligations and various other regional considerations. The wide variation in the actual range of plan asset allocations for the funded non-U.S. plans is a result of differing local economic conditions. For example, in certain countries local law requires that all pension plan assets must be invested in fixed income investments, or in government funds, or in local country securities.