Commerzbank AG engages in the provision of commercial banking services. It operates through the following business segments: Private and Small-Businesses Customers, Corporate Clients, Others and Consolidation, and Asset & Capital Recovery. The Private and Small-Businesses Customers segment is comprised of the activities of the private customers, small-business customers, Comdirect Bank, and Commerz Real. The Corporate Clients segment is consist of the activities of mid-size corporate clients, the public sector, institutional customers, and multinationals. The Others and Consolidation segment is the staff, management, and support functions of the company. The Asset & Capital Recovery segment handles the positions of the portfolios in the areas of commercial real estate and ship finance, and complex financings from the public finance area. The company was founded on February 26, 1870 and is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany.