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  • Headquartered in London, HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations and one of the industry's most valuable brands
  • Our international network covers 72 countries and territories in five geographical regions: Europe, Asia, Middle East and North Africa, North America and Latin America
  • With listings on the London, Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Bermuda stock exchanges, shares in HSBC Holdings plc are held by about 213,000 shareholders in 131 countries and territories. The shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of American Depositary Shares
  • HSBC provides a comprehensive range of financial services to around 48 million customers through its global businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking
  • HSBC's earnings are diversified geographically and by global businesses

Contribution to reported profit before tax by geographical region*

Europe 16.2%
Asia 69.0%
Middle East and North Africa 6.6%
North America 5.1%
Latin America 3.1%

Contribution to reported profit before tax by global business*

Retail Banking and Wealth Management 24.7%
Commercial Banking 33.2%
Global Banking and Markets 34.9%
Global Private Banking 1.3%
Other 5.9%

*Reported profit before tax for the first half ended 30 June 2015
Please note that figures are rounded.
Last update: 3 August 2015