The HSBC Group serves customers worldwide from around 10 000 offices in 86 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. With assets of US$2,422 billion at 30 June 2009, HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. HSBC is marketed as “the world’s local bank”.

In Poland it has been present since 1990,first as HSBC Investment Services (Poland) Sp. z o.o. and starting 2004 as HSBC Bank Polska SA. On the Polish market HSBC focuses on personal banking for premier customers, commercial banking as well as treasury and investment fund services.