Citigroup has implemented the QIB Hub identity management solution from Communicator Inc. The system will be used to manage Citi’s Qualified Institutional Buyer certification, under which the bank will have electronic access to more than 25,000 institutional trading account details. Institutions’ compliance, settlement and operations professionals are required to verify that clients are Qualified Institutional Buyers before they market certain securities to them. This requirement is mostly aimed at Rule 144A transactions, involving private placements, which are allowed to be sold only to financial professionals.
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Citigroup Buys Communicator QIB Hub for ID Management
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