Washington H. Soul Pattison & Co. Ltd. engages in the ownership of shares, coal mining, distribution and retail of pharmaceutical products and manufacture of building products. The company operates through its wholly owned subsidiaries in five segments: Investing Activities, Coal Operations, Copper Operations, Corporate Advisory and Property. The Investing Activities segment engages in investing activities including cash, term deposits, and equity investments. The Coal Operations segment engages in coal mining activities which include exploration, development, production, processing, associated transport infrastructure and ancillary activities. The Copper Operations segment engages in copper mining activities which include exploration, mining and processing of copper ore into copper concentrate and copper sulphide. The Corporate Advisory segment provides corporate advisory services. The Property segment engages in property management activities which include properties being held, sold or developed to earn rental income or capital appreciation, or both. Washington H. Soul Pattison was founded by Caleb Soul in 1872 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.