Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation

shanghai-hsbcEstablished in 1865 in Hongkong when a member of the British Empire, the Hongkong and Shanghai Bank was incorporated in 1866.

The bank was a founding member of HSBC Group of Banks now known as HSBC under MSBC. The Hongkong and Shanghai Bank offer high street banking services for commercial banking, private and investment banking. One of the largest banks in the world and the top bank in Hong Kong, it operates worldwide.

HSBC headquarters is based in the Central district of Hong Kong Island. In Chinese culture it is often referred to as the Lion Bank, due to the sculptures outside it’s main building in Hong Kong.

The British headquarters of HSBC Holdings plc is based in London, England. Currently, HSBC is ranked 3rd in the world in terms of assets held.

HSBC Services

  • Commercial Banking
  • Global Banking & Markets
  • Private Banking
  • Retail banking and wealth management
  • Investment Banking
  • Offshore Banking through HSBC International

HSBC Main Subsidiaries

Asia Pacific

HSBC Bank Armenia
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd
Hang Seng Bank Ltd
HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad
HSBC Bank (China) Company Ltd
HSBC Thailand
HSBC Bank Australia Limited
HSBC Taiwan
HSBC Bank Philippines
HSBC Bank India
HSBC Bangladesh
HSBC Bank of Pakistan
HSBC Bank Vietnam
HSBC Bank siranjeevi
HSBC Bank Indonesia
HSBC Sri Lanka


HSBC France
HSBC Trinkaus und Burkhardt AG
HSBC Bank Malta plc
HSBC Bank A.Ş.
HSBC Private Bank UK Ltd
HSBC Bank plc
HSBC Bank International – the offshore banking part of HSBC.


The headquarters of HSBC Brazil in Curitiba
HSBC Finance Corporation
HSBC Bank Canada
Middle East and North Africa
HSBC Bank Middle East Ltd
HSBC Bank Egypt SAE
The Saudi British Bank

Global products

  • HSBC Direct which offers telephone and online banking services.
  • HSBCnet which caters to local business needs.
  • HSBCnet offers global e-commerce solutions for clients.
  • HSBC Advance is the banking product aimed at working professionals.
  • HSBC Premier