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.

Your early background shouldn’t determine your future

15 June 2023

We want to ensure everyone at HSBC has fair and equal access to opportunities, says Elaine Arden.

The future of Hong Kong as an international financial centre

10 May 2023

There is a growing need to strengthen Hong Kong’s role as a ‘super-connector’, says David Liao.

We’re looking after customers’ bodies, minds and money

4 May 2023

HSBC Life aims to boost wellbeing by combining insurance and banking in one service.