HSBC Continental Europe

Our vision is to be the leading international wholesale bank in Europe

Company type

Large company


Banking / Finance


38 avenue Kléber 75 116 Paris

The teams

We manage our products and services through three global businesses: Global Banking and Markets (‘GBM’), which is further split into several segments MSS, GB ..., Commercial Banking (‘CMB’), and Wealth and Personal   Banking (‘WPB’). These segments are supported by Wholesale Services,  Digital Business Services, and 11 global functions, including Risk, Finance, Compliance, Legal, and Human Resources.

Markets & Securities Services ('MSS')

MSS is a products group that services all of the Bank's clients, from those in Global Banking to Commercial Banking and Wealth and Personal Banking. We offer clients a range of services and capabilities across asset classes and geographies, supported by dedicated sales, traders and research teams.

Our European teams play a key role in providing cross-asset services, bridging Emerging and Developed Markets, and collaborating with other global businesses to provide clients across the Group with bespoke products and solutions that support their growth ambitions. HSBC Continental Europe plays a key role as the Group's strategic platform for euro-denominated rates products, being primary dealer in all European debts, and has extended its risk management capacities, in particular to Equities products with European stocks.

We continue to invest in technology and digital transformation to enhance client experience, improve operational efficiencies and future-proof the business.

Global Banking ('GB')

GB delivers tailored financial solutions to major government, corporate and institutional clients worldwide, opening up opportunities through the strength of our global network and capabilities. We provide a comprehensive suite of services including corporate or institutional banking, real asset & structured finances, capital markets (ECM, DCM, SEF), issuer services, advisory (M&A, LAF), trade services and global liquidity and cash management.

Operating across all HSBC Continental Europe markets, our teams take a client-centric approach, bringing together relationship and product expertise to deliver financial solutions customised to suit our clients’ growth ambitions and financial objectives. We work closely with our business partners, including MSS, WPB and CMB, to provide a range of tailored products and seamless services that meet the needs of clients across the bank.

GB in HSBC Continental Europe operates as an integral part of the global business and contributes significant revenues to other regions through our client base in Continental Europe, supporting our ambition to be the leading international wholesale bank.

Priorities for GB in Continental Europe are to be positioned as a top bank in key advisory and financing mandates and help clients seize international growth opportunities, leveraging its expertise and global network.

Commercial Banking (‘CMB’)

We have a clear strategy to be the Leading International Corporate Bank in Europe. We help to connect our European customers to our international network of relationship managers and product specialists; supporting their growth ambitions and targets. Our products, which are designed to help our customers seize growth opportunities, range from term loans to region-wide treasury and trade solutions. CMB is at the centre of creating revenue synergies within the Group: we collaborate closely with our GB and M&SS colleagues to provide expertise in capital finance and advisory solutions to support our CMB clients. Our trade teams within CMB also provide import and export finance solutions to GB and MSS clients. We also enable customers to gain visibility over their liquidity positions, which in turn helps clients to unlock efficiencies in their treasury structures. 

As the European economy pivots to a net-zero carbon economy, we are expanding our services and products to provide customers with innovative sustainable finance solutions and ensuring our relationship managers are informed to match these to our clients’ net-zero ambitions.

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