Banco Mercantil do Brasil SA (the Bank) is a Brazil-based retail bank. It has both individual and corporate customers. The Bank offers assets management, securities investments, insurances, credit cards and loans, among others. As of December 31, 2011, the Bank operated a network of 165 branches and a foreign branch in the Cayman Islands. As of December 31, 2011, the Bank had eight subsidiaries: Banco Mercantil de Investimentos SA; Mercantil do Brasil Administradora e Corretora de Seguros e Previdencia Privada SA; Mercantil do Brasil Corretora SA - Cambio, Titulos e Valores Mobiliarios; Mercantil do Brasil Distribuidora SA - Titulos e Valores Mobiliarios; Mercantil do Brasil Financeira SA - Credito, Financiamento e Investimentos; Mercantil do Brasil Imobiliaria SA; Mercantil do Brasil Empreendimentos Imobiliarios SA, and Mercantil do Brasil Leasing SA - Arrendamento Mercantil.