Investec Ltd. engages in the provision of financial products and services. The firm operates through the following segments: Asset Management, Wealth and Investment and Specialist Banking. The Asset Management segment provides investment products and services. The Wealth and Investment segment offers active investment management services for individuals, corporate and executives and charities and trusts. The Specialist Banking segment provides services, which includes advisory, transactional banking, lending, treasury and trading and investment activities. It serves in the South Africa, Australia and United Kingdom principal markets. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Sandton, South Africa.