Itaú Unibanco Holding SA profile and corporate video
Itaú Unibanco Holding SA is a Brazilian retail bank and financial conglomerate headquartered in Sao Paolo, Brazil. It was founded on November 4, 2008, as a result of the merger of Banco Itaú and Unibanco.
The two financial institutions that merged to create a new institution involves roots that can be traced over 95 years ago. Banco Itaú was founded in 1945 and Unibanco in 1924.
The company operates through the following segments: Retail Banking and Wholesale Banking. The Retail Banking segment covers retail and real estate credit, credit card and consumer finance, insurance, pension plan and capitalization products, and a variety of credit products and services for small and very small companies. The Wholesale Banking segment involves Itaú BBA (Corporate, IB, and Treasury), Wealth management and services, and corporate and investment banking activities for middle companies.
With more than 99 000 employees in more than 18 countries, Itaú is considered one of the largest financial conglomerates in the Southern Hemisphere, one of the largest banks in the world by market value, and one of the biggest Latin American banks by assets and market capitalization. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the top 2000 largest public companies in the world.
*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and www.itau.com.
**Video published on youtube.com by “Itaú“.