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.

Digital banking: transcending transactions

11 May 2021

Customers are increasingly seeking out broader and deeper digital interactions with their banks.

Five climate trends for 2021

6 January 2021

HSBC’s Daniel Klier examines the themes likely to dominate the run-up to the COP26 conference in November.

A dose of optimism

22 December 2020

Vaccine breakthroughs should usher in a brighter dawn for global economic prospects for 2021, says HSBC’s Janet Henry.