Ernst & Young LLP is a professional services company. The company provides assurance, auditing, technology and security risk, enterprise risk management, transaction support, merger and acquisition, actuarial, and real estate advisory services. It also offers employee benefit plan, taxation, and entrepreneurial services. The company provides corporate finance services through its subsidiary, Ernst & Young Corporate Finance. The firm caters to automotive, energy, chemicals, financial, health, real estate, retail, consumer products, and entertainment industries. It is a member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited. Ernst & Young LLP was founded in 1894 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in the United States, Middle East, Australia, Europe, and Asia.