About HSBC

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. We serve around 48 million customers through four global businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking. Our network covers 72 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

With around 6,100 offices worldwide, we aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and ultimately helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

Listed on the London, Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Bermuda stock exchanges, shares in HSBC Holdings plc are held by about 213,000 shareholders in 131 countries and territories.

Read more about HSBC on our corporate website 

HSBC in Qatar

HSBC’s history in Qatar goes back to 1954 and today the bank continues its commitment to the country’s development. Find out more about the bank’s origins, structure and management.

Investor relations

Current and potential investors can find information about HSBC, including financial results, dividends, announcements and presentations, on our corporate website.


We offer a world of interesting and varied opportunities. We encourage our people to be their best in an inclusive environment. Find details on our corporate website.


At HSBC we know how important it is that banks play a positive role in the global economy and society. We believe that a sustainable bank must be consistently profitable, but not solely concerned with making a profit.

Our values

At HSBC we put great emphasis on our values. We want to ensure that our employees feel empowered to do the right thing and to act with courageous integrity. By doing so we will meet the expectations of society, customers, regulators and investors.

Our strategy

Our objective is to be the world’s leading and most respected international bank. We help small and large companies grow domestically and internationally, and are developing wealth management services and investing in retail banking in markets where we can achieve profitable scale.

Company history

In March 1865, HSBC opened for business in Hong Kong. The bank has weathered change in all forms – revolutions, economic crises, new technologies – and adapted to survive. Read more on our corporate website.

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