HSBC Holdings PLC is a British multinational banking and financial services holding company. HSBC is organised within four business groups: Commercial Banking; Global Banking and Markets (investment banking); Retail Banking and Wealth Management; and Global Private Banking.
HSBC has a significant presence in each of the world's major financial markets, with the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe each representing around one third of its business. HSBC is the largest bank in Hong Kong and prints most of Hong Kong's local currency in its own name.

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
232,957 (est)
HSBC was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People/Management at HSBC

Samir Assaf

Samir Assaf

Chief Executive, Global Banking and Markets
Peter Boyles

Peter Boyles

Chief Executive, Global Private Banking
John Flint

John Flint

Chief Executive, Retail Banking and Wealth Management
Pam Kaur

Pam Kaur

Group Head of Internal Audit
Stuart Levey

Stuart Levey

Chief Legal Officer
Peter Wong

Peter Wong

Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
Alison Barto

Alison Barto

Managing Director for Client Network Banking

HSBC Office Locations

HSBC has offices in London, New York, Melville, Miami and in 229 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
8 Canada Sq Canary Wharf
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HSBC Financials and Metrics

HSBC Financials

HSBC's revenue was reported to be £19 b in FY, 2016

Net income (Q1, 2017)

296 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

597 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

197.7 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Mar-2017)

1 b


368.7 b
HSBC's current market capitalization is $197.7 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


20.3 b18.3 b18.6 b19 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.4 b

Gross profit

17.6 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cost of goods sold

89 m216 m227 m243 m276 m326 m342 m362 m418 m

Sales and marketing expense

223 m226 m246 m267 m254 m241 m242 m235 m265 m

Operating expense total

223 m226 m246 m267 m254 m241 m242 m235 m265 m


673 m543 m606 m626 m617 m654 m638 m604 m597 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


67.6 b42.9 b39.7 b1.2 b

Accounts Receivable

586.7 b608.2 b567.3 b


73.9 b

Current Assets

728.5 b713.6 b649.5 b727.9 b
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


1.1 b914 m863 m915 m903 m1 b


83.6 b84.9 b81.7 b79.8 b77.6 b69.6 b


1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b

Total Assets

197 b204 b204 b211 b208 b202 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(338 m)354 m330 m129 m

Depreciation and Amortization

286 m142 m158 m(45 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

12.5 b(33.4 b)(9.7 b)(3 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

1.2 b(7.3 b)(9.5 b)(14.1 b)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

283 m284 m164 m251 m455 m154 m133 m166 m296 m

Depreciation and Amortization

56 m87 m37 m77 m122 m(3 m)(15 m)(29 m)(22 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

1.5 b5.8 b2.6 b1.2 b3.6 b124 m42 m(690 m)(6 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

1.9 b3.5 b(14.1 b)(14.4 b)(25.1 b)(13.8 b)(17.6 b)(18.2 b)5.8 b
Y, 2017


617.5 x


-61.2 x


8.3 x


0.9 x

Financial Leverage

9.8 x
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HSBC Market Value History

HSBC Median Salaries

Source: 259 public H-1B filings from HSBC

HSBC's Web-traffic and Trends

HSBC Online and Social Media Presence

HSBC News and Updates

HSBC global banking boss leaves within two years of joining

The joint boss of HSBC's global banking division will leave the bank within the next week after less than two years with the firm. Matthew Westerman, co-head of global banking and a group general manager, will leave the British banking giant after gaining a reputation for a hard-driving managemen…

PSD2 nears as UK Open Banking accounts for more products

PSD2 is arriving in January 2018, at which point banking customers will be free to leverage the services provided by third-parties. The post PSD2 nears as UK Open Banking accounts for more products appeared first on Computer Business Review.

HSBC fined £39m for "systemic failures" around Lehman Brothers derivatives

HSBC’s Swiss private bank today received a record fine from Hong Kong authorities for “systemic failings” around selling derivatives from US bank Lehman Brothers weeks before its devastating collapse. The bank will have to pay 400m Hong Kong dollars (£39m) after it failed an appeal against the de…

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Threat to City as 20 big banks including HSBC support new clearing bid

The threat to London's dominant clearing industry intensified yesterday after 20 major banks threw their weight behind a new rival service on the continent. The UK’s biggest bank, HSBC, and Spain’s BBVA today joined the likes of US giants JP Morgan and Citigroup and Germany’s Deutsche Bank in a s…

NatWest robo-adviser service launched by RBS

Would you take banking advice from a robot? The post NatWest robo-adviser service launched by RBS appeared first on Computer Business Review.
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