Who we are

We connect customers to opportunities

Unparalleled network

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations in 66 countries and territories. We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

Our businesses

Our four global businesses serve more than 39 million customers worldwide.

Our unparalleled international network links developed and emerging markets, and spans the world’s largest and fastest-growing trade corridors.

HSBC has succeeded for more than 150 years because of its focus on long-term relationships

John Flint, HSBC Group Chief Executive

66
COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES
Our network covers Europe, Asia, North and Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa.
>39m
CUSTOMERS
We have millions of customers across our businesses.
235,000
EMPLOYEES
The number of full-time equivalent staff who work for HSBC worldwide.

Leadership

Meet our Board of Directors and Senior management team.

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Our brand

The HBSC brand is recognised worldwide. Our latest advertising campaign highlights our role in helping people, businesses and communities to thrive.

Contact us

Whether you are a customer, investor, jobseeker or journalist, there are a number of ways for you to get in touch with us.

Our history

HSBC was established in 1865 to finance trade between Europe and Asia. The experiences of the past 150 years have helped form the bank’s character across the world.

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Our archives

Our archives reflect the bank’s long and eventful history. Find out what's in the collections and how to access them.

Building our foundations

Thomas Jackson helped drive HSBC’s early growth after it was founded in 1865.

News and insight

Children playing a game of tag rugby in an HSBC Rookie Rugby programme

Building partnerships that last

HSBC’s Leanne Cutts discusses the value of sports and cultural partnerships to the bank.

A car charging at an electric point in a rural location

Road-testing the electric dream

Why is HSBC’s Global Head of Research planning to travel across Europe in an electric car?

Breaking records in Dubai

Find out how diversity and pedal power helped HSBC employees achieve a Guinness World Record.