Bank of Montreal engages in the provision of banking and financial services to individuals and institutions. It operates through the following segments: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking (Canadian P&C); United States Personal and Commercial Banking (U.S. P&C); Wealth Management; BMO Capital Markets; and Corporate Services. The Canadian P&C segment refers to retail banking and financial operations in Canada. The U.S. P&C segment offers retail banking and financial solutions in United States. The Wealth Management segment serves a full range of client segments from mainstream to high net worth and institutional, with a broad offering of wealth management products and services, including insurance products. The BMO Capital Markets segment offers investment and corporate banking and trading products lines of business primarily in North America. The Corporate Services segments comprises of technology and operations involve in the strategic planning, risk management, finance, legal and regulatory compliance, marketing, communications, and human resources. The company was founded by Robert Armour, John C. Bush, Austin Cuvillier, George Garden, Horatio Gates, James Leslie, George Moffatt, John Richardson and Thomas A. Turner on June 23, 1817 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.