HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations. With around 3,900 offices in both established and emerging markets, we aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

We serve around 38 million customers worldwide through our four Global Businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking. Our network covers 67 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

Listed on the London, Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Bermuda stock exchanges, shares in HSBC Holdings plc are held by more than 200,000 shareholders in 131 countries and territories.

Read about the HSBC Group’s performance in 2017 in the Annual Report and Accounts 2017.

Meet our new Group Chief Executive

John Flint became HSBC Group Chief Executive on 21 February 2018. In this video, he discusses his priorities and his plans to accelerate the bank’s growth.

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Our values

At HSBC we put great emphasis on our values. We want to ensure that our employees feel empowered to do the right thing and to act with courageous integrity.

Company history

HSBC was born from one simple idea – a local bank serving international needs.