Wintrust Financial Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company conducts its businesses through three segments: community banking, specialty finance and wealth management. The Company offers community banking services to individuals, small to mid-sized businesses, local governmental units and institutional clients residing in the banks’ local service areas. Through specialty finance segment, it offers financing of insurance premiums for businesses and individuals; accounts receivable financing, value-added, out-sourced administrative services; and other specialty finance businesses. It offers wealth management services through its subsidiaries, including trust and investment services, tax-deferred like-kind exchange services, asset management solutions, securities brokerage services, and retirement plan services. It offers MaxSafe deposit accounts, which provide customers with insurance coverage by spreading a customer's deposit across its banks.