CrÃ©dit Industriel & Commercial SA operates as a bank holding company. It operates through the following segments: Retail Banking, Financing and Capital Markets, Private Banking, Private Equity and Holding Company Services. The Retail Banking segment manages regional banks and provides the following services: equipment and real estate leasing, fund management and insurance. The Financing and Capital Market segment deals with institutional and corporate clients and pertains to fixed-income markets, equities and brokerage operations. The Private Banking segment conducts wealth management services. The Private Equity segment provides proprietary transactions and financial services. The company was founded on May 7, 1859 and is headquartered in Paris, France.