Lloyds Banking Group Plc is a financial services company, which provides a wide range of banking and financial services. The company operates through the following business segments: Retail, Commercial Banking and Consumer Finance. The Retail segment provides banking, mortgages and other financial services to personal customers in the UK. The Commercial Banking segment provides banking and related services to business clients, from small businesses to large corporate. The Consumer Finance segment group consists of consumer and corporate credit card businesses, along with Black Horse motor financing and Lex Autolease car leasing businesses in asset finance. The company was founded by George Truett Tate on December 27, 1995 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.