Profile: Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ITUB.K)
18 Aug 2017
Itau Unibanco Holding S.A., incorporated on September 9, 1943, is a holding company. The Company provides a range of financial products and services to individual and corporate clients in Brazil and abroad. The Company operates through three segments: Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, and Activities with the Market + Corporation. The Company provides various types of banking activities, through its commercial, investment, real estate loan, finance and investment credit, and lease portfolios, including foreign exchange operations. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in other activities, with a focus on insurance, private pension plans, capitalization, securities brokerage and administration of credit cards, consortia, investment funds and managed portfolios.
The Company has over 5,100 branches and client service branches (CSBs), including Brazil and Abroad. The Company operates in the payroll loans market through two different distribution channels: directly through its distribution network (branches, CSBs and electronic channels) and Banco Itau BMG Consignado S.A. The Company's activities consist of mass-market products related to life, property, credit life, pension plan and premium bonds. The Company focuses on mass-market products, operating based on the bancassurance model, on which products are offered in synergy through the bank's diversified channels, such as the retail (branch network) and wholesale channels. Its activities abroad include business with retail clients and companies, and investment banking activities in approximately 20 countries outside Brazil. It offers products and services, including digital platform, pricing per client and Icarros. Digital platform is a direct channel for payment origination, service and formalization. It offers a range of credit and debit cards to approximately 50 million current account holders and non-account holders. It also offers personal loans and mortgage loans.
The Company offers global wealth management platform. The Company has operations in Europe (Portugal, the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Germany and Switzerland), in the United States (Miami and New York), in the Caribbean (Cayman Islands and Bahamas), in the Middle East (Dubai) and in Asia (Hong Kong and Tokyo), serving institutional, investment banking, corporate and private banking clients. In Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and Colombia, the Company operates in retail, corporate and treasury segments, with commercial banking as its main focus.
The Company's Retail Banking segment offers banking products and services to a diversified client base of account holders and non-account holders, individuals and companies. The Retail Banking segment includes retail clients, high net worth clients and the corporate segment (very small and small companies). It provides financial products and services to non-account holder clients, including vehicle financing and credit cards offered outside the branch network, and Itau BMG Consignado S.A. operations.
The Company's Wholesale Banking segment offers products and services to middle-market companies, high-net worth clients (Private Banking) and institutional clients. The Wholesale Banking segment operations include activities of Latin America units and the activities of Itau BBA. Itau BBA is the unit responsible for commercial operations with companies and for investment banking services.
Activities with the Market + Corporation
The Company's Activities with the Market + Corporation segment mainly manages the financial results associated with capital surplus, subordinated debt, and net debt of tax credits and debits. It also shows the financial margin with the market, the Treasury operating cost, the equity in earnings of companies not associated to each segment and the interest in Porto Seguro.
Itau Unibanco Holding SA
Praca Alfredo Egydio de Souza Ar
100, T. Olavo Setubal, Parque Ja
SAO PAULO 04.344-902
Company Web Links
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- Brazil approves Itaú Unibanco acquisition of Citigroup retail assets
- UPDATE 3-Lending at Itaú seen returning to profitability soon
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