Commerzbank is a commercial banking institution based in Frankfurt, Germany. The bank mainly serves two business segments, private and small business customers, as well as corporate clients. The bank offers corporate banking, financing and capital market services to its private and corporate clients and institutional investors. Additionally, Commerzbank offers mortgage loans, securities brokerage, asset management services, private banking, foreign exchange, treasury, and advisory services. Commerzbank's advisory services include disposals, stake sales, leveraged buyouts, privatizations, public tender offers, and takeover defense mandates. The firm was founded in 1870.