Rensburg Sheppards plc is a holding company that offers private client investment management services through its subsidiaries. It provides discretionary and advisory portfolio management services for private clients; specialist investment management services for charities, pension schemes, and trusts; and independent financial planning advice for private clients and businesses. It also offers discretionary investment management for company pension and self invested personal pension schemes; advice and guidance on pension schemes, life assurance, and income protection schemes; individual and corporate tax planning services, including ISAs and venture capital trusts; and inheritance tax planning services. The company was formerly known as Rensburg plc and changed its name to Rensburg Sheppards plc in May 2005. The company was founded in 1852 and is based in Leeds, United Kingdom. As of March 31, 2011, Rensburg Sheppards plc operates as a subsidiary of Investec Bank Plc.