Credit Suisse Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services to private, corporate, institutional, government clients, and high-net-worth individuals, as well as affluent and retail clients worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Private Banking & Wealth Management and Investment Banking. The Private Banking & Wealth Management segment offers a range of advice and financial solutions, including structured advisory to high-net-worth clients; banking products, such as lending, cash and liquidity management, trade finance, ship and aviation finance, corporate finance, investment solutions, custody, and asset and liability management; and investment solutions and services to pension funds, governments, foundations and endowments, corporations, and individuals. The Investment Banking segment provides equity and debt underwriting services; advisory services, such as M&A, corporate sales and restructurings, divestitures, and takeover defense strategies; global securities sales; trading and execution, prime brokerage, and capital raising services; fixed income products and instruments; and investment research services. Credit Suisse Group AG was founded in 1856 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.