Close Brothers Group together with its subsidiaries provides a range of merchant banking services in the United Kingdom. The firm offers investment funds, wealth management, corporate finance advice, securities trading, lending services, deposits and treasury services. The firm serves high net worth individuals, trusts, pensions, and charities. Close Brothers also provides private banking products and services, such as investment management, offshore funds, trusts, pensions, insurance, fund administration along with corporate administration. The bank's corporate finance services comprise of merger and acquisition advisory services, valuations and fairness opinions, business sales and disposals, equity capital, private equity transactions and management buy-outs. Founded in 1878, the firm is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.