|Lloyds Banking Group plc is a financial services group providing a range of banking and financial services, primarily in the United Kingdom, to personal and corporate customers. The Company operates in four segments: Retail, Wholesale, Wealth and International, and Insurance. Its main business activities are retail, commercial and corporate banking, general insurance, and life, pensions and investment provision. It also operates an international banking business with a global footprint in over 30 countries. Services are offered through a number of brand, including Lloyds TSB, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, Scottish Widows, Clerical Medical and Cheltenham & Gloucester, and a range of distribution channels. In April 2011, Lloyds Banking Group plc's LDC bought gas and chemicals business, A-Gas, and a stake in UK2 Group, a Web hosting company. In October 2011, the Company sold Davies Group to Electra Partners.