The HSBC Group established a presence in sub-Saharan Africa in 1981 and entered the South African market in 1995. HSBC South Africa is a branch of HSBC Bank plc (incorporated in the United Kingdom). Today, HSBC South Africa’s principal activity is global banking and markets. Our commercial banking business offers services to large local and international corporates.
From our office in Johannesburg, our dedicated relationship managers, along with regional and global account managers and product experts, are able to offer specialised products and knowledge to Treasurers and Chief Finance Officers.
HSBC’s connectivity and worldwide footprint enables us to offer our corporate clients a global perspective combined with local knowledge and expertise. We can connect customers with opportunities across 90 per cent of the world’s trade flows.
The office in Johannesburg does not offer personal banking services, and so cannot provide assistance to personal customer of other HSBC entities.Strategic global presence and local expertise
HSBC South Africa is able to provide global reach and connectivity as well as in-depth local knowledge to its clients with international advisory, financing and trading needs. Our clients are able to access proprietary research on economics, currencies, fixed income and climate change. HSBC’s analysts draw from considerable industry and market knowledge to offer thoughts on specific investments and asset classes.