The bank is planning to tell employees to be prepared to start working from offices by mid-June, the report said, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
Wells Fargo & Co said in March it would start bringing workers back to its offices after Labor Day, while JPMorgan Chase & Co said last week it was targeting workers' return to office on a rotational basis from July.
The London-based financial technology startup is lining up FT Partners, a US-based fintech-focused investment bank, as its adviser on the new funding, which is expected to take place after the summer, the report added.
The company, which raised $500 million in a funding round at a valuation of $5.5 billion in early 2020, has established a presence in more than 35 countries.
Brown joins Citi as its chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer from Goldman Sachs, where she had led that bank's diversity and inclusion efforts since mid-2018. Brown previously worked at Bloomberg in the same role.
Goldman named Megan Hogan to replace Brown, according to a memo sent to staff and seen by Reuters.
Last week, Reuters reported that a group of junior bankers in Goldman's investment bank told senior management that they were working nearly 100-hours a week and sleeping just 5 hours a night to keep up with record-setting demand from clients.
Growth on the other hand could fall short of projections in the first quarter due to widespread pandemic-related restrictions, even if full-year activity is still seen in line with the bank's 3.9% projection made in December, de Guindos said in a webinar with investment bank Berenberg.