HSBC in France

HSBC Continental Europe is a subsidiary of HSBC Holdings, one of the world’s leading banking groups.

Our aim is to support French companies in their international development and individuals in managing their wealth. We provide financial services to businesses and individuals, including personal banking, wealth management, private banking, commercial and investment banking, and global markets. We employ around 10,000 people in France.

Paris is one of the HSBC Group’s trading hubs (along with London, Hong Kong and New York) and a centre for interest rate derivatives, liquid euro products and equity derivatives.

Corporate governance

Read more about HSBC Continental Europe’s board of directors, its executive committee and the management of its subsidiaries.


As part of our commitment to the communities we serve, we operate a range of sustainability initiatives in France.

Sponsorship and events

HSBC sponsors a range of cultural and sporting activities in France, covering areas such as photography, music, art and rugby.

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4 May 2022

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How drones and robots could help feed the world

31 March 2022

Disruptive technologies are poised to deliver smarter and more sustainable farming, our researchers say.

Our financed emissions targets

25 February 2022

HSBC’s Group Chief Sustainability Officer Celine Herweijer explains our approach for two carbon-intensive sectors.