NUEVO LEÓN.- After learning that Citigroup has put its entire retail business in Mexico up for sale, including the banamex brand, a company located in the state of Nuevo León, offered the amount of $ 16 billion in Cryptocurrencies by the financial institution.
Last Tuesday Citigroup revealed that it will leave Citibanamex consumer banking and corporate banking, as part of its new strategic vision.
This Thursday, through a statement, the Isatek firm expressed through its executive director, Alfonso Jiménez Pérez, its interest in acquiring the Banamex assets and launched the first offering, for 16 billion dollars of its cryptocurrency Amero, to create the first hybrid bank in Mexico.
The leader of the cryptocurrency firm made its offer known once Citigroup put Banamex up for sale, as part of its plan to close commercial banking operations in Mexico.
Offers by Banamex
The businessman pointed out that they are attentive to know “how much the amount for the purchase, in cryptocurrencies, of the financial institution would amount,” whose assets for sale include its branches, Afore, insurer, debit and credit card business.
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He noted that in financial circles There are versions of offers for Banamex, between $ 13 billion and $ 14 billion, so “Isatek raises his hand with the first offer for $ 16 billion in cryptocurrencies.”
According to private analysts, Banamex’s business would reach up to 15 billion dollars being the fifth largest player in the Mexican financial market.