U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) December 24, 2010
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Current Report on Form 8-K
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 24, 2010, Citigroup Inc. issued a press release announcing the commencement of an exchange offer (the “Exchange Offer”) and solicitation of certain consents in respect of certain series of notes issued by Citi’s wholly owned subsidiary, CitiFinancial Credit Company (formerly Commercial Credit Company). The notes to be issued in the Exchange Offer will be issued only to qualified institutional buyers in the United States pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) and outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act. The notes have not been registered under the Securities Act , and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration under the Securities Act.
In accordance with Rule 135c under the Securities Act, a copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
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.