Here are highlights of recent changes at Citigroup Inc. leading up to the bank's announcement Monday that it will repay $20 billion in rescue funds:
_ Oct. 14, 2008: Citigroup is one of eight major banks in the first round of companies to receive government aid under the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
_ Jan. 16, 2009: Citigroup announces plans to split into two parts: Citicorp and Citi Holdings, with plans to sell off the risker assets contained in Citi Holdings.
_ Jan. 21: Longtime board member Richard Parsons named chairman.
_ Feb. 27: Government says it will swap $25 billion in bailout funds for a roughly one-third stake in the bank.
_ March 5: Shares drop below $1.
_ May 1: Citigroup agrees to sell its Japanese brokerage business, Nikko Cordial Securities Inc., and some parts of Nikko Citigroup's Japan business for about $5.6 billion.
_ July 30: Citi sells its entire majority stake in a Japanese asset management company, Nikko Asset Management, for about $795 million.
_ Aug. 31: Citigroup sells $1.3 billion in credit card assets.
_ Oct. 9: Citi sells Phibro commodities trading division to Occidental Petroleum Corp., avoiding a showdown with regulators over the high compensation paid to a trader in the unit.
_ Nov. 24: Citi sell its Diners Club North American franchise to BMO Financial Group for undisclosed terms.
_ Dec. 14: Citigroup announces it will repay $20 billion it owes in bailout money and unwind a loss-sharing agreement on nearly $300 billion in risky assets. The government also says it plans to sell its nearly 34 percent stake in the bank over the next year.