|The Charles Schwab Corporation (CSC) is a savings and loan holding company. The Company engages, through its subsidiaries, in securities brokerage, banking, and related financial services. The Company provides financial services to individuals and institutional clients through two segments: Investor Services and Institutional Services. The Investor Services segment provides retail brokerage and banking services to individual investors. The Institutional Services segment provides custodial, trading and support services to independent investment advisors (IAs). Its business subsidiaries include Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (Schwab), Charles Schwab Bank and Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM), which is the investment advisor for Schwab's mutual funds. In November 2011, the Company acquired Compliance11, Inc. In September 2012, GAIN Capital Holdings Inc. acquired Open E Cry, LLC. In December 2012, the Company acquired ThomasPartners, Inc.