HSBC's origins in India date back to 1853, when the Mercantile Bank of India was established in Mumbai. The Bank has since, steadily grown in reach and service offerings, keeping pace with the evolving banking and financial needs of its customers.
In India, the Bank offers a comprehensive suite of world-class products and services to its corporate and commercial banking clients as also to a fast growing personal banking customer base.
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HSBC offers a wide range of retail banking and wealth management services, including personal lending and deposit products, through its branch network in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Mumbai, New Delhi, Noida, Pune, Thane, Trivandrum and Visakhapatnam. Also offered branch-wide are international Gold and Classic credit cards from VISA and MasterCard and debit cards from Visa. Customers have access to 24-hour banking services through an extensive network of automated teller machines (ATMs), an integrated Call Centre, and internet banking - online@hsbc .
Non Resident Indian Banking
HSBC's Non Resident Indian Banking (NRI) centres located in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and North America, together with HSBC's offices worldwide, provide the international Indian Diaspora access to a range of products and services. These include NRI related investment (both international and domestic), transactional and deposit products, together with a full range of personal and private banking products in India and overseas. Internet banking also provides easy access to HSBC's services.
Financial Planning Services
Services include investment and custodian management and access to stock broking and insurance services, which are offered to resident as well as non-resident Indians.
HSBC has well-established, long-term corporate banking relationships with large domestic Indian corporations and foreign multinationals operating in India. Services include term and working capital finance, trade facilities, corporate deposits, syndications, payments and cash management services and factoring.
HSBC's Extra Mile Business Banking offers two types of account to small and medium-sized businesses - The Business Account and the BusinessVantage Account. Services include Business Phone Banking, Business Doorstep Banking and Multi Branch Business Banking.
Payments and Cash Management
HSBC provides integrated domestic and regional transaction support to corporate clients through a sophisticated range of cash management solutions, including collection and payment services and integration with customer back-end systems. Operations and client services are ISO 9001 certified. Hexagon, the HSBC Group's dedicated electronic banking service allows users to perform financial transactions, obtain international financial markets information, and review details of their domestic and international accounts, from anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day.
Trade (international and domestic) and Factoring Services
A wide range of solutions tailored to meet customer's requirements for both domestic and international businesses is offered. HSBC is also one of the leading banks involved in the bullion business through its offices in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, New Delhi and is supported by the Group's global expertise in the precious metal business. HSBC is the leading provider of trade services in India and its trade centres are ISO 9002 certified.
Working closely with Group offices in India and overseas, trade services, payments and cash management, treasury and capital markets, custody and clearing, and correspondent and electronic banking activities are offered to banks, financial institutions, securities houses, insurance companies, asset management companies and other non-banking companies, non-government and development organisations operating in India.
Treasury and Capital Markets
Clients consistently rate HSBC's Treasury business as one of the best in India. Its dealing room in Mumbai is one of the largest in the country, serving clients in Mumbai and in the major metropolitan centres across the country. It provides a comprehensive range of products which include - foreign exchange, money market and fixed income products and derivatives in both rupees and major currencies.
Custody and Clearing
The leading custodian in Asia, HSBC's custody and clearing services are available in 28 markets in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. With experienced staff and the latest technology, HSBC is the premier provider of sub-custodian and clearing services to foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in India. HSBC clients include the domestic fund management sector in both the retail and institutional segments. Institutional Fund Services launched by the bank offers a comprehensive suite of products to domestic mutual funds and insurance companies ranging from custody, fund administration services, unit distribution and Cash Management Services.
The HSBC Group develops and applies advanced technology to the efficient and convenient delivery of banking and related financial services. In India, the Group provides:
HSBC Asset Management (India) Private Limited provides a comprehensive range of investment management solutions to a diverse client base and is committed for aiming to deliver consistent investment performance, world-class service and a broad range of solutions for all types of investors. Our range of offerings in India comes under two broad categories Mutual Fund and Portfolio Management Services. Visit www.assetmanagement.hsbc.com/in for more info.
HSBC Global Resourcing is the largest, captive, banking and financial services off shoring organization in the world. A vital part of the HSBC Group's global strategy, Global Resourcing plays a key role in delivering shareholder value and seamlessly integrates and helps the Group remain competitive in the ever changing world of banking and finance. Global Resourcing is present in India as HSBC Electronic Data Processing India Pvt. Ltd., and operates out of 7 Group Service Centres (GSC) in Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Vishakhapatnam. Visit www.hsbcglobalresourcing.com for more info.
HSBC Insurance Brokers (India) Private Limited is licensed by the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA) to operate as a composite insurance broking company, which will function as a direct and a reinsurance broker.
HSBC Operations and Processing Enterprise (India) Private Limited, through two centres in Mumbai and Chennai, provides operational processing services for HSBC offices in India.
HSBC Private Equity Management (Mauritius) Limited a subsidiary of HSBC Private Equity (Asia) Limited in Hong Kong, has a Liaison Office in Mumbai. The company specialises in the provision of equity capital to unlisted growth companies in India and Sri Lanka.
HSBC Professional Services (India) Private Limited provides internal audit services to the HSBC Group's internal audit units worldwide, with particular emphasis on the IT, Treasury, Asset Management, Private Banking and Insurance functions.
HSBC Securities and Capital Markets (India) Private Limited has two main business lines. Its Institutional and proprietary broking business is based in Mumbai and, has seats on two of India's premier stock exchanges, the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange. It deals in Indian securities for both Indian and international institutions and for select retail clients and is backed by an extensive research team. The Corporate Finance and Advisory business, with offices in Mumbai and New Delhi, offers a full range of integrated investment banking services in India and internationally.
HSBC Software Development (India) Private Limited has established a software centre in Pune to develop solutions for HSBC's Group offices worldwide.
HSBC InvestDirect (India) Limited (HIDL) with its headquarters in Mumbai, offers Securities related financing to individuals and corporates through its fully owned subsidiary HSBC InvestDirect Financial Services (India) Limited (NBFC entity). For more information, visit www.hsbcinvestdirect.co.in.