Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. (Santander Brasil) is indirectly controlled by Banco Santander, S.A., and is an institution of the financial and non-financial group. The Bank operates as a multiple bank. The Bank operates through two segments: Commercial Banking and Global Wholesale Banking. The Commercial Banking segment encompasses the entire commercial banking business (except for the Corporate Banking business managed globally using the Global Relationship Model). The Global Wholesale Banking segment reflects the returns on the Global Corporate Banking business, those on Investment Banking and Markets across the world, including all treasury departments and the equities business. It operates with commercial, investment, credit and financing and exchange, mortgage lending, leasing, credit cards and securities brokerage. It offers long-term loans to its customers for the purchase of real estate, secured by deeds of trust.