Investec Plc engages in the provision of financial products and services. It operates through the following segments: Asset Management, Wealth and Investment, and Specialist Banking. The Asset Management segment manages equities, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative services. The Wealth and Investment segment offers portfolio management, stockbroking, alternative investments, investment advisory services, electronic trading services, and retirement and succession planning services. The Specialist Banking segment provides private banking, corporate and institutional banking, investment, property, and group services and other activities. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.