HSBC Review Data

318 total review submissions

YearPositionLocationGroup/DivisionOverall
20212nd Year AssociateLondonInvestment BankingDepending on team, hours could be a tad better than bulge…Large banks are always very bureaucratic and systems are…
20203rd+ Year AnalystHoustonCorporate BankingThe starting pay is good, and the hours are not too bad,…The job does not give enough exposure to large bank…
2020InternNew York CityGeneralistThe team culture is overall very positive, and the junior…Besides the typical IB downsides, there aren't major…
2021InternNew YorkInvestment BankingFantastic place to work
Great team willing to work…
No cons I think this was a great internship that opened up…
20201st Year AssociateLondonSecuritieswork life balance, nice colleagues, quality training and…low pay, slow moving, bureaucratic, people being too nice…
20183rd+ Year AnalystNew YorkInvestment Banking- If you join their grad program, your Global Graduate…- Certain teams are toxic, do not overlook the importance…
20191st Year AnalystCorporate BankingFriendly team and environment
Diverse backgrounds…
Little mobility across departments
Working from home…
2021InternLondonInvestment BankingPeople are the biggest plus at HSBC, everyone is very…Bureaucracy
Inability to get things done without…
2020Vice PresidentBangaloreQuantitative ResearchGood people and better job security although pay is on the…Lower pay compared to industry standard. Excessive politics…
20202nd Year AnalystLondonMergers and AcquisitionsBetter work-life balance compared to other institutions.…Low quality deals. Taking on any kind of transaction.…
2020InternNew YorkEquity Capital MarketsVery nice people and everyone willing to answer your…slow wifi and IT not helpful solving issues / some downtime…
2020InternCanary WharfTechnologyWork life balance is good, and people are nice and helpful…There can be a lack of opportunities to develop oneself if…
20181st Year AssociateCentralGeneralistGood value for money, hours not too bad in comparison with…Limited deal flow, flatter learning curve, limited exit…
20213rd+ Year AssociateLondonLeveraged FinanceGood work culture, collegiate and friendly environment…Bonus needs to improve in line with standard market
2021ManagerHong KongRiskReasonable working hours, company support, friendly culture…Relatively slow growth, politicized, limited growth upside…
2018InternLondonCorporate BankingI felt corporate banking is a fairly relaxed role, the…Not a bank specific but a role specific issue as I realised…
20211st Year AnalystNew YorkInvestment BankingKnown company outside of the finance world if you want to…It's banking during the pandemic. You will get worked…
2020Assistant Vice PresidentBangaloreEquity Capital Markets1. Globally integrated teams
2. Emphasis on using…
1. Too much independence to local managers
2. Can…
20202nd Year AnalystTorontoCorporate Bankingpositive and laid back culture with senior management focus…below street compensation historically

lack…
20212nd Year AnalystLondonProject Finance- pool of juniors > work with different products teams…- compensation: low fixed and variable compensation…
20212nd Year AnalystCentralMergers and AcquisitionsYoung, dynamic team with a relatively flat structure.…No cons of the team I could think of at the moment. HSBC as…
2020InternNew YorkGeneralistGreat Company to work for. The program was amazing -…The internship was virtual due to COVID-19 so did not get…
2020InternLondonConsultingGreat culture, very helpful colleagues and senior bankers.…The internship has been virtual for the entirety due to the…
20201st Year AnalystCentralInvestment BankingSupportive colleagues and seniors, extensive resources, and…Long working hours, stress, and tension during rotations.…

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