About HSBC

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. We serve more than 40 million customers through our global businesses: Wealth and Personal Banking, Commercial Banking, and Global Banking & Markets. Our network covers 64 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

Our purpose – Opening up a world of opportunity – explains why we exist. We’re here to use our unique expertise, capabilities, breadth and perspectives to open up new kinds of opportunity for our customers. We’re bringing together the people, ideas and capital that nurture progress and growth, helping to create a better world – for our customers, our people, our investors, our communities and the planet we all share.

Listed on the London, Hong Kong, New York and Bermuda stock exchanges, shares in HSBC Holdings plc are held by around 194,000 shareholders in 130 countries and territories.

Read more about HSBC on our corporate website 

HSBC in the USA

HSBC been connecting Americans to global opportunities since 1865. Find out about the management and structure of HSBC in the USA today and its support for local communities.

News and media

News and media information for your area. Find press releases and contact details for local media representatives.

Investor relations

Find local investor information and financial details as well as links to the reports available on HSBC’s global site.

Careers

We offer a world of interesting and varied opportunities. Information about working at HSBC is available on our corporate website. Please note this is English language only.

Purpose, values and strategy

Our ambition is to be the preferred international financial partner for our clients.

Company history

HSBC was born from one simple idea – a local bank serving international needs. In March 1865, HSBC opened its doors for business in Hong Kong. Today we are one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations.

Sustainability

Since its foundation in 1865, HSBC has helped serve the needs of a changing world. We recognise our wider commitments to the communities in which we operate and understand that economic growth must also be sustainable.