CNA Financial Corp. operates as an insurance holding company. Its products primarily include commercial property and casualty coverages, including surety. The firm's services include risk management, information services and warranty and claims administration. The company operates through the following segments: property & casualty commercial insurance operations and outside property & casualty operations. The Property & Casualty Commercial Insurance Operations comprises of three segments namely Specialty, commercial and international. The Specialty segment provides professional, financial and specialty property and casualty products and services. The Commercial segment includes property and casualty coverages sold to small businesses and middle market entities and organizations primarily through an independent agency distribution system. The International segment underwrites property and casualty coverages. The Outside Property & Casualty Operations consists of two segments namely life & group and corporate & other. The Life & Group segment includes the results of the individual and group long term care businesses that are in run-off. The Corporate & Other segment involves in the corporate expenses, including interest on corporate debt, and the results of certain property and casualty business in run-off. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.