HSBC Bank PLC

Industry

Finance

Size

265,000 employees worldwide with 47,000 in the UK

Revenue

£57.7 billion

Overview.

HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world’s fourth largest bank by total assets, with total assets of US$2.67 trillion. It was established in its present form in London in 1991 by the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited . The origins of the bank lie mainly in Hong Kong and to a lesser extent in Shanghai, The HSBC name is derived from the initials of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.[8] The company was first formally incorporated in 1866. The company continues to see both the United Kingdom and Hong Kong as its “home markets”.

HSBC has around 6,600 offices in 80 countries and territories across Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe, North America and South America, and around 60 million customers and the bank employs over 265,000 people worldwide

Location

8 Canada Square
London E14 5HQ