Credit Suisse Group AG engages in the provision of financial services. It operates through the following segments: Swiss Universal Bank; International Wealth Management; Asia Pacific; Global Markets; Investment Banking and Capital Markets; and Strategic Resolution Unit. The Swiss Universal Bank segment offers comprehensive advice and financial solutions to private, corporate, and institutional clients primarily domiciled in the group's home market Switzerland. The International Wealth Management segment gives advisory services and tailored investment, and financing solutions to wealthy private clients and external asset managers in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The Asia Pacific; Global Markets segment comprises of wealth management, financing and underwriting, and advisory teams work closely together to deliver integrated advisory services and solutions. The Investment Banking and Capital Markets segment covers a broad range of investment banking services to corporations, financial institutions, and financial sponsors. The Strategic Resolution Unit segment includes non-controlling interest-related revenues and expenses resulting from the consolidation of certain private equity funds, and other entities. The company was founded by Alfred Escher on July 5, 1856 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.