Founded in 1865 to finance trade between Asia and the West, today HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations serving some 52 million customers. Our aim is to be acknowledged as the world's leading international bank.

Headquartered in London, HSBC operates through long-established businesses and an international network of more than 6,200 offices in 74 countries and territories. 

HSBC Key Facts

  • Founded in 1865
  • Headquartered in London
  • Around 6,200 office in 74 countries and territories within HSBC's international network
  • One of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world
  • Listed on the London, Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Bermuda stock exchanges.

London, GB
255,203 (est)

Key People 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
Antonio Losada

Antonio Losada

Chief Executive, Latin America
Peter Wong

Peter Wong

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

HSBC Locations

London, GB
Vaughan, CA
Houston, US
Berkshire, US
Guildford, GB
Woodbridge, GB
Loughborough, GB
Chicago, US
Waterloo, CA
Peterborough, GB
Reading, US
Leicester, GB
Redmond, US
Norfolk, US
Hamilton, CA
North Sydney, AU
Reigate, GB
Norwich, GB
Santa Fe, US
Mountain View, US

HSBC Metrics

HSBC Summary

Founding Date


Market capitalization

$136 B

Closing share price


HSBC Financials

FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£20.3 B£18.3 B£18.6 B

Revenue growth, %


HSBC Market Value History

HSBC Online Presence


HSBC Company Life