The HSBC Group is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations. The Group has around 8,000 offices in 87 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa.
HSBC provides a comprehensive range of financial services through four customer groups and global businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management; Commercial Banking; Corporate, Investment Banking and Markets; and Private Banking. The HSBC Group Fact Sheet gives an overall view of the Group's global services. Established in Hong Kong in March 1865 and in Shanghai one month later, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation is the founding member of the HSBC Group. It is the Group's flagship in the Asia-Pacific region and the largest bank incorporated in Hong Kong.
Fact sheets detailing the Group's operations in Hong Kong and mainland China can be viewed at HSBC Group in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and mainland China.
Find out how HSBC fulfills its obligations to customers, shareholders and employees in HSBC Sustainability Report 2009 (English).