Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. Engages in the provision of commercial banking services. It operates through the following segments: Treasury, Balance Sheet Management Unit (BMU) and Corporate Centre; Retail Banking; Corporate or Wholesale Banking; Vehicle Financing, Other Lending Activities; Broking; Advisory and Transactional Services; Asset Management; Insurance and Other Banking Business. The Treasury, BMU amd Corporate Centre segment involves in money market, forex market, derivatives, investments and primary dealership of government securities, and asset liability management. The Retail Banking segment refers to lending, branch banking, and credit cards. The Corporate/Wholesale Banking segment includes wholesale borrowings, lendings and other related services to the corporate sector which are not included under retail banking. The Vehicle Financing segment pertains to retail vehicle finance and wholesale trade finance to auto dealers. The Other Lending Activities segment manages financing against securities, securitization, and other loans and services. The Broking segment offers stock broking services. The Advisory and Transactional Services segment accomodates financial advisory and transactional services such as mergers and acquisition advice, and equity and debt issue management services. The Asset Management segment administers investments on behalf of clients and funds. The Insurance segment provides life insurance and general insurance. The Other Banking Business segment engages in other business not classified above. The company was founded by Uday Suresh Kotak on November 21, 1985 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.