Rathbone Brothers Plc engages in the provision of personalized investment and wealth management services for private clients, charities, and trustees. It operates through the Investment Management and Unit Trusts business segments. The Investment Management segment offers discretionary investment management services to private clients, professional intermediaries, charities, and trustees. The Unit Trust segment provides a range of actively managed specialist and multi asset unit trusts that are designed to meet core investment needs. Its services include discretionary investment management, tax planning, trust and company management, pension advice, banking services, and unit trusts. The company was founded by William Rathbone II in 1742 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.