Schroders Plc operates as a asset management company. It operates through the following business segments: Asset Management, Wealth Management, and Group. The Asset Management segment comprises of investment management including advisory services, equity products, fixed income securities, multi-asset investments, real estate, and alternative products. The Wealth Management segment includes investment management, wealth planning, and banking services. The Group segment comprises of the group's investment capital and treasury management activities, insurance arrangements and the management costs associated with governance and corporate management. The company was founded in 1804 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.