Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The) PLC was incorporated and registered in Scotland under the Companies Act 1948 as a limited company on March 25, 1968 under the name National and Commercial Banking Group Limited. On September 3, 1979, the Company changed its name to The Royal Bank of Scotland Group Limited and on March 10, 1982, it changed its name to its present name. It is the holding company of a banking and financial services group. It provides banking and financial products and services to personal, commercial and large corporate and institutional customers through its two subsidiaries, The Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest, as well as through a number of other brands including Citizens, Charter One, Ulster Bank, and Coutts. Its reportable segments are UK Retail, UK Corporate, Wealth, International Banking, Ulster Bank, U.S. Retail & Commercial, Markets, Central Function, and non-Core. UK Retail offers banking products and related financial services to the personal market. It serves customers through a number of channels including: the RBS and NatWest network of branches and ATMs in the United Kingdom, telephony, online and mobile. The UK Corporate provides banking, finance, and risk management services to the corporate and SME sector in the United Kingdom. It offers banking products and related financial services through a nationwide network of relationship managers, and also through telephone and internet channels. The product range includes invoice finance through the RBSIF brand and asset finance through the Lombard brand. Wealth provides private banking and investment services in the UK through Coutts & Co and Adam & Company, offshore banking through RBS International, NatWest Offshore and Isle of Man Bank, and international private banking through Coutts & Co Ltd. International Banking serves the companies with a client proposition focused on financing, transaction services and risk management. It serves as the delivery channel for Markets products to international corporate clients as well as international subsidiaries of clients from Other RBS Group divisions, through its international network. Ulster Bank is a retail and commercial bank in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. It provides financial services through both its Retail Banking division, which provides loan and deposit products through a network of branches and direct channels, and its Corporate Banking division, which provides services to businesses and corporate customers. U.S. Retail & Commercial provides financial services through the Citizens and Charter One brand.U.S Retail & Commercial is engaged in retail and corporate banking activities through its branch network in approximately 12 states in the United States and through non-branch offices in other states. Markets offer a unified service to the Group's corporate and institutional clients. Central Functions comprises Group and corporate functions such as treasury, finance, risk management, legal, communications and human resources. Non-Core manages separate assets that the Group intends to run off or dispose of. It contains businesses and asset portfolios mainly from the legacy GBM businesses, higher risk profile asset portfolio including excess risk concentrations, and other illiquid portfolios.