|Industry||Finance and Insurance|
|When it was created||Hong Kong (1865)|
|Headquarters||8 Canada Square, London, United Kingdom|
|Things made||Financial Services|
|Money earned||US$ 142.049 billion (2008)|
|Employees||331,458 (8,500 offices in 86 countries)|
|Subsidiaries||HSBC Bank plc
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
HSBC Bank USA
HSBC Bank Middle East
HSBC Bank Brazil
The HSBC Group is a British banking group, that is the second largest in the world. It was founded in 1865, Hong Kong, by the Scottish banker, Thomas Sutherland. Now, it's head office is in London, in the United Kingdom, in the building known as 8 Canada Square. Although it is a British Bank, it owns lots of banks in other countries around the world, including some in China, the United States, France, Spain and Russia.
Images for kids
The HSBC Main Building in Hong Kong, which was designed by Norman Foster and completed in 1985
The HSBC building in Manila, Philippines
Italian HSBC head office in Porta Nuova, Milan.
The main London office of HSBC Private Bank in St James's
HSBC office in Visakhapatnam
The HSBC Global Technology Centre in Pune, India
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