Share structure

HSBC has a dual primary listing in London and Hong Kong and listings in Paris and Bermuda. Its ADRs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Since 2 July 1999, HSBC Holdings has had one class of ordinary shares, denominated in USD0.50.

It has a dual primary listing in the UK and Hong Kong SAR, and shares may be held on the UK register or the Hong Kong register. The Hong Kong register only includes members who are resident in the Hong Kong SAR.

In the United States of America, HSBC has an American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programme under which each American Depositary Share (ADS) represents five USD0.50 ordinary shares. For further details, please contact our Depositary, The Bank of New York: +1 888 269 2377 or +610 312 5315.

On 28 July 2000, HSBC Holdings plc USD0.50 ordinary shares began trading on the Paris Stock Exchange.

On 18 February 2004, HSBC Holdings plc USD0.50 ordinary shares began trading on the Bermuda Stock Exchange.

HSBC stock symbols  
UK HSBA
Hong Kong 005
ADR HSBC
France HSB
Bermuda HSBC
ISIN GB0005405286
ADR CUSIP 404280406