The Evolution Group Plc is a holding company for the United Kingdom-based financial services companies, which carry out investment banking and private clients activities. Its Investment Banking segment refers to the business carried out in Evolution Securities Limited, Evolution Securities (US) Inc. and Darwin Strategic Limited. The Company�s Private Clients segment refers to the business carried out under the Williams de Broe brand. The Company has operations in the United Kingdom and Europe, the United States and Asia. As of December 31, 2010, it had single branch based in Spain. Its subsidiaries include Evolution Securities Limited, Williams de Broe Limited, Evolution Group Services Limited, Evolution Capital Investment Limited, WdB Capital Limited and Darwin Strategic Limited. In October 2011, the Company acquired BNP Paribas Private Investment Management Limited.