United Overseas Bank Ltd. (Singapore) provides financial services through its global network of branches, offices, subsidiaries and associates: personal financial services, private banking, commercial and corporate banking, investment banking, corporate finance, capital market activities, treasury services, futures broking, asset management, venture capital management, insurance and stockbroking services. It operates through the following segments: Group Retail (GR); Group Wholesale Banking (GWB); Global Markets and Investment Management (GMIM); and Others. The GR segment focuses on providing customers with financial solutions to help them to manage their money and to achieve their financial goals. The GWB segment provides connections and expertise that companies moving into the region need when planning for long-term and sustainable growth. The GMIM segment manages the bank's liquidity, investments, and market making financial instruments, as well as provides financial risk management solutions and investment opportunities for customers. The company was founded by Wee Kheng Chiang on August 6, 1935 and is headquartered in Singapore.