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HSBC is a multinational bank headquartered in Canada, London, and England, UK (Global Finance Magazine, 2012). Its products include wealth management, risk management, securities services, private equity, mutual funds, mortgage loans, investment management, investment banking, insurance, equities trading, credit cards, commodities, banking, and asset management (HSBC, 2022). The bank is registered as public limited company trading on the world’s shares market such as FTSE, Hang Seng, FTSE, NYSE, SEHK, and LSE. The bank employs over two hundred thousand workers. It has subsidiaries in Mexico, Sri Lanka, the UK, the US, the Middle East, Malaysia, Canada, the UK, Europe, Asia, Africa, Korea, Russia, India, and China. In 2021 its revenue reached a higher of US$ 49.552 billion, operating income US$ 18.906 billion, Net income US$ 14.693 billion, total assets US$ 2.958 trillion, and total equity US$ 206.777billion (Yuzo, Harry, & Rehan, 2022). In 2020 HSBC was voted the sixth-largest bank by asset and market share and the 40th largest public traded company according to Forbes News reporting’s.
HSBS means Hongkong and Shanghai Bank holdings PLC. It was founded by Thomas Sutherland in 1865 and registered in Hong Kong in 1866. The bank transferred its headquarters to London, officially opening in 2003 (Global Finance Magazine, 2012). It expanded to Europe, the UK, US, Korea, Asia, Russia, and South Africa by acquiring Marine Midland Bank, Roberts SA Inversiones, Republic National Bank, Credit Commercial De France, Demirbank, Grupo Financiero Bital, Household Finance Corporation, Banco Bamerindus, Korean AM-TEK, Polski Kredyt Bank, Bank of Communication of Shanghai, UK’s Marks & Spenser, Metric Inc, Iraq’s Dar es Salaam Investment Bank, Argentina’s Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Chinese Bank of Taiwan, India’s IL & FS Investment, WestPac Custody, Singapore’s AXA Insurance, and L&T finance holdings.
The bank suffered losses by acquiring non-performing banks and involving in money laundering cases forcing it to pay hefty fines to the US and close down subsidiaries (HSBC, 2022). In 2020 it adopted a zero-carbon emission policy and began corporations with free carbon emission agencies. The company also paid fines for tax avoidance schemes, Forex scandals, data infringements, racism reports, and housing crises. It has been chaired by William Purves, John Bond, Lord Green, and the current Sir Douglas Flint. Its list of chief executives includes William Purves, John Bond, Keith Whitson, Lord Green, Michael Geoghegan, Stuart Gulliver, and John Flint.