Laurentian Bank of Canada engages in the provision of financial services. It operates through the following segments: Personal Operating, Business Services, and Capital Markets. The Personal Operating segment caters to the financial needs of retail clients. The Business Services segment caters to the financial needs of business clients, small and medium-sized enterprises, and real estate developers such as leasing solutions, investment, cash management, and international services. The Capital Markets segment provides a range of services, including research, market analysis and advisory services; corporate underwriting for debt and equity; and administrative services. The company was founded by Monsignor Ignace Bourget on May 26, 1846 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.