Who are HSBC? Headquartered in London, HSBC is one of the leading banking and financial services organisations in the world.
The HSBC Group serves over 125 million customers worldwide through some 7,500 offices in 87 countries and territories in Europe,
The Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. Through an international network linked by advanced technology, including a rapidly growing e-commerce capability, HSBC provides a comprehensive
range of financial services: personal financial services; commercial banking; corporate, investment banking and markets; and private banking. Group History The HSBC Group has an international pedigree which is unique. Many of its principal companies opened for business over a century ago and they have a
history, which is rich in variety and achievement. The initials HSBC are derived from the name of its founding member, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking
Corporation Limited, which was established in 1865 to finance the growing trade between China and Europe. HSBC in IRELAND In Ireland, HSBC employs over 400 hundred people across four business lines: • Securities Services • Corporate Banking • Private Banking • Insurance