Alwaleed says Citigroup has great potential

Published October 22, 2012

| Reuters

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who has a stake in Citigroup , said on Monday the U.S. bank has great potential under new management following the departure of Vikram Pandit as chief executive.

Alwaleed, speaking at a conference, said Pandit had done "a pretty good job" at Citigroup over the past several years and investors would need 2-3 years to see the results of the new management.

Alwaleed also said he would stick with his investment in Apple .

(Reporting by Mirna Sleiman; Writing by Andrew Torchia; Editing by Dan Lalor)

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