Public Bank Bhd. engages in the provision of commercial banking services. It operates through the following segments: Hire Purchase; Retail Operations; Corporate Lending; Treasury and Capital Market Operations; Investment Banking; Fund Management; Others; Hong Kong SAR; Cambodia; and Other Countries. The Hire Purchase segment focuses on the provision of passenger vehicle financing to all levels of customers. The Retail Operations segment provides products and services to individual customers and small and medium enterprises. The Corporate Lending segment funds large corporate customers which are primarily public listed companies and its related corporations. The Treasury and Capital Market Operations segment refers to the proprietary trading in treasury related products and services such as foreign exchange, money market operations, and securities trading. The Investment Banking segment caters to the business needs of large corporate customers through the provision of financial solutions and direct lending. The Fund Management segment consist of sale of trust units and the management of unit trust funds as conducted by the wholly-owned subsidiary company of the bank. The Other segment refers to the non-core operations such as property holding. The Hong Kong SAR segment includes all business operations conducted by the Bank's subsidiary companies in Hong Kong SAR and the People's Republic of China. The Cambodia segment comprises all business operations conducted by the bank's subsidiary companies in Cambodia, which includes mainly financing, deposit-taking, general insurance businesses and stock-broking. The Other Countries segment relates to the banking business operations in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Lao People's Democratic Republic and Sri Lanka. The company was founded by Hong Piow Teh in 1965 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.