Bank Sarasin & Cie. AG provides banking services. The Private Banking segment is responsible for the acquisition, service and support of customers in the global private client business. The Trading & Family Offices segment handles the provision of advice to family offices and external asset managers at all Sarasin Group locations. The Asset Management, Products & Sales segment provides services to institutional clients and distribution partners in the wholesale area at all the Sarasin Group's locations. The Bank Weiplus segment is in charge of the operations made by Bank Weiplus Ltd., a business that is fully consolidated with in the group. The Corporate Center segment handles all the internal support functions for the Sarasin Group. It was founded by Johannes Riggenbach on February 20, 1841 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.