Wilmington Trust Corp. provides banking and financial services. It also creates a relationship management company that helps individual and institutional clients increase and preserve their wealth. The firm operates through four segments in three core businesses: Regional Banking, Corporate Client Services and Wealth Advisory Services. The Regional Banking Services serves commercial clients throughout the mid-Atlantic region and consumer clients in the state of Delaware. The Wealth Advisory Services serves high-net-worth clients throughout the United States. The Corporate Client Services serves institutional clients. The company was founded by T. Coleman duPont on July 8, 1903 and is headquartered in Wilmington, DE.
The Vanguard Group is an American investment management company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, that manages approximately $3.4 trillion in assets. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and now the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock, with about $451 billion in ETF assets under management, as of March 2015. It offers mutual funds and other financial products and services to retail and institutional investors in the United States and abroad. Founder and former chairman John C. Bogle is credited with the creation of the first index fund available to individual investors, the popularization of index funds generally, and driving costs down across the mutual fund industry.