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HSBC Holdings is a banking and financial services holding company. It operates 4 businesses: Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets (investment banking), Retail Banking and Wealth Management, and Global Private Banking. The Commercial Banking business provides financial services to small, medium-sized, and middle-market enterprises. The Global Banking and Markets business provides investment banking and financing solutions for corporate and institutional clients, including corporate banking, investment banking, capital markets, trade services, payments and cash management, and leveraged acquisition finance. The Group Private Banking business provides services to high-net-worth individuals. The Retail Banking and Wealth Management business provides personal financial services, including current and savings accounts, mortgage loans, car financing, insurance, credit cards, loans, pensions, and investments.
TypePublic
Founded1865
HQLondon, GB
Websitehsbc.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Culture scoreC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)235,351
Job Openings276
Revenue (FY, 2018)$87.7 B(+11%)
Share Price (Sept 2019)$37.9

Key People/Management at HSBC

Mark Tucker

Mark Tucker

Group Chairman
Noel Quinn

Noel Quinn

Group Chief Executive
John Hinshaw

John Hinshaw

Group Chief Operating Officer
Stephen Moss

Stephen Moss

Group Chief of Staff
Elaine Arden

Elaine Arden

Group Chief Human Resources Officer
Colin Bell

Colin Bell

Group Chief Compliance Officer
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HSBC Office Locations

HSBC has offices in London, Birmingham, Coventry, McLean and in 68 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
8 Canada Sq Canary Wharf
Birmingham, GB
1 Centenary Square
Coventry, GB
Tollbar End
Bab Ezzouar, DZ
Complexe Immobilier Oriental Business Park, Quartier d'Affaires d'Alger
AAE, AR
Florida 201
ABJ, AR
piso 16, Bouchard 680
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HSBC Financials and Metrics

HSBC Revenue

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HSBC's revenue was reported to be $87.72 b in FY, 2018 which is a 10.1% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (H1, 2019)

52.2b

Gross profit (H1, 2019)

28.2b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2019), %

54.1%

Net income (H1, 2019)

9.9b

EBIT (H1, 2019)

11.1b

Market capitalization (24-Sept-2019)

152.8b

Closing stock price (24-Sept-2019)

37.9

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

171.1b
HSBC's current market capitalization is $152.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

80.3b79.6b87.7b

Revenue growth, %

331%(1%)10%

Cost of goods sold

35.7b30.0b35.7b

Gross profit

44.6b49.7b52.0b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

39.6b43.4b52.2b

Cost of goods sold

14.1b16.5b24.0b

Gross profit

25.5b26.9b28.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

64%62%54%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

128.0b180.6b162.8b

Prepaid Expenses

7.3b7.9b8.7b

Inventories

949.6b1.1t1.1t

PP&E

9.4b10.0b10.1b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

163.4b189.8b171.1b

Inventories

1.0t1.1t1.1t

Total Assets

2.5t2.6t2.8t

Accounts Payable

1.4t1.4t1.5t
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

3.4b11.9b15.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

5.2b1.9b1.9b

Accounts Payable

(8.9b)102.2b(5.7b)

Cash From Operating Activities

69.0b(10.5b)6.5b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

8.0b8.4b9.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

863.0m946.0m1.5b

Cash From Operating Activities

(11.9b)(6.6b)40.5b

Purchases of PP&E

(314.0m)(520.0m)(532.0m)
USDY, 2019

Revenue/Employee

221.6k

Financial Leverage

13.7 x
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HSBC Operating Metrics

HSBC's Customers was reported to be 40 m in H1, 2019.
FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018H1, 2019

Countries

70 67 66

Customers

38 m38 m38 m39 m40 m

Customers (Retail Banking and Wealth Management)

36 m36 m37 m37 m38 m38 m

Offices

3.90 k3.80 k
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HSBC Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Assetfinance December (F) Limited
Assetfinance December (H) Limited
Assetfinance December (M) Limited
Assetfinance December (P) Limited
Assetfinance December (R) Limited
Assetfinance June (A) Limited
Assetfinance June (D) Limited
Assetfinance Limited
Assetfinance March (B) Limited
Assetfinance March (D) Limited
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HSBC Revenue Breakdown

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HSBC revenue breakdown by business segment: 28.8% from Global Private Banking, 27.5% from Commercial Banking, 40.4% from Retail Banking and Wealth Management and 3.3% from Other

HSBC revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 5.2% from Latin America, 30.0% from Europe, 48.8% from Asia, 11.4% from North America and 4.6% from Other

HSBC Online and Social Media Presence

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HSBC Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    71/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    65/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    61/100

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HSBC News and Updates

The 3 predictions you need to know from a 17-page HSBC report on the long-term economic impacts of the coronavirus

We won't be going back to the way things were after the pandemic. HSBC Global Research, an independent analyst division within British investment bank HSBC, published a 17-page predictions report on how the pandemic will ultimately reshape the global economy and alter corporate workplaces. Busines…

HSBC Direct Savings is an online-only account with a high APY and a $1 opening deposit

  The HSBC Direct Savings Account is an online-only account known for its high APY and low costs. HSBC Direct provides 24/7 live chat on its website and mobile app, or you can call customer support seven days a week, from 7:00 a.m. to midnight ET. HSBC Direct doesn't charge monthly service or exce…

Debt Binge to Widen India’s Fiscal Gap to 13%, HSBC Says

Debt Binge to Widen India’s Fiscal Gap to 13%, HSBC Says

HSBC sees double-digit wealth asset growth in Asia by 2023

HSBC Holdings PLC expects to achieve double-digit asset growth in its newly combined wealth business in Asia Pacific in the next three years, as it looks to grab a bigger share of the growing rich population, the unit's regional head told Reuters.

Citi, HSBC back Singapore fintech startup Spark in $10.5m round

It plans to expand in other major financial centers such as New York and London.

HSBC lost nearly $200 million in a single day amid gold-market turbulence

HSBC lost nearly $200 million on one late-March day when gold prices in different trading hotspots sharply diverged, according to a Monday regulatory filing. When the coronavirus pandemic slowed global travel, gold's supply chain faced significant disruptions. Different markets that typically boa…
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HSBC Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was HSBC founded?

    HSBC was founded in 1865.

  • Who are HSBC key executives?

    HSBC's key executives are Mark Tucker, Noel Quinn and John Hinshaw.

  • How many employees does HSBC have?

    HSBC has 235,351 employees.

  • What is HSBC revenue?

    Latest HSBC annual revenue is $87.7 b.

  • What is HSBC revenue per employee?

    Latest HSBC revenue per employee is $372.7 k.

  • Who are HSBC competitors?

    Competitors of HSBC include Lloyds Banking Group, Commerzbank and Standard Chartered.

  • Where is HSBC headquarters?

    HSBC headquarters is located at 8 Canada Sq Canary Wharf, London.

  • Where are HSBC offices?

    HSBC has offices in London, Birmingham, Coventry, McLean and in 68 other locations.

  • How many offices does HSBC have?

    HSBC has 76 offices.