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  2. DOJ Rolls Over and Wets on Itself

    This HSBC thing has my gut in knots. I'm serious. It has literally made me consider retiring from WSO, not because any of you had anything to do with it, but because I'm so nauseated by the level of corruption in finance today and the utter impo ...

    78 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 6 2013 - 7:45am -

  3. HSBC Investment Banking

    Wondering if anyone can provide any insight into the rep, culture, pay, etc. of the investment banking divison at HSBC. Thank you. HSBC ...

    54 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 9:02pm -

  4. In Stanley We Trust

    There's a new sheriff in town boys. As much as I like to rant and rave, sometimes the words of others say it better than I ever could myself: Richard Bove: Morgan Stanley is the new Goldman Sachs. Every one of their divisions shows an improvement and ...

    24 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 5 2011 - 1:49pm -

  5. In the year 2050...

    The UK becomes a 2nd tier economy? The Eurozone will lag undeveloped Asia? The USA's not #1??? Where should we put our money then? Ahhh, the future... If we all could predict what it would be like we'd all be raking in zillions. Perhaps trying t ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2011 - 8:32pm -

  6. Are Greek ATMs Drachma Compatible?

     In the latest sign that a Greek exit from the Eurozone is all but imminent, global bank HSBC ran extensive tests on their ATM machines in Athens and throughout Greece in preparation for a return to the drachma. The tests were rigorous and were done to en ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 4 2012 - 10:22am -

  7. HSBC IBD Asia (HK)- Any info?

    Hi, does anyone have information on HSBC IBD in Asia, especially the Hong Kong office? Would be appreciated for any info on Deal Flow/Comps/Culture/Exit Opportunities. HSBC ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 18 2017 - 4:44pm -

  8. HSBC London Compensation

    Hi all, Just wondering if anybody knows much about HSBC GBM-Investment Banking? 1. Comps for analyst and associates and comparison to other banks: Base and bonus 2. Reputation 3. Ranking and dealflow 4. What groups have the best dealflow (other than the o ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 19 2019 - 8:19pm -

  9. HSBC Global Banking & Markets (NYC)

    Anyone know anything about HSBC 's NYC office? Any information would be much appreciated. Specifically, what's the difference between the coverage and capital financing groups; are coverage groups more like corporate banking? What's the gen ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  10. HSBC vs SocGen vs RBC- IBD- UK

    Can people tell me which of these firms would be better for M&A in London? HSBC (STG) IBD vs SocGen IBD vs RBC IBD. Thanks ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2011 - 5:41pm -

  11. RBC Capital Markets vs Rothschild

    For summer analyst position, which is the best bank to join in NY: RBC Capital Markets vs Rothschild vs HSBC? Which would be the best to start career at? Which if I am looking to lateral after the summer? How to Choose a Summer Analyst Position As OP poin ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 28 2016 - 10:19am -

  12. HSBC Investment Banking (Asia)

    Any one had first round investment banking interview with HSBC IBD HK? Have you guys heard back from them about the superday yet? I heard their Final round is 2 FEB in NYC... HSBC ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 24 2017 - 10:08am -

  13. HSBC Stages Mock Execution, Real Firings

    Thankfully it was the legal division and not IBD, but Jesus. http://descrier.co.uk/news/uk/hsbc-employees-sacke... Eddie Braverman's blog HSBC isis teambuilding ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2015 - 9:07pm -

  14. Opportunities in Transaction Banking?

    I've been looking at opportunities within trade finance and transaction banking. I've noticed many banks like HSBC, Deutsche Bank, BNP etc for example often include transaction banking as part of their corporate and investment banking units. Obv ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 18 2016 - 10:07pm -

  15. Offer help- Appreciate some help

    I'd appreciate some help with making the following choice: London FT offers for RBS rates structuring vs HSBC structuring & trading (rotational programme) My thoughts currently: Why RBS? Very strong in rates, at least in the UK. Really like the c ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 1:40pm -

  16. Underpaid and underappreciated?

    Ladies and gentle-apes, Dealbook is reporting that some banking execs feel they are underpaid. According to DB, executives at ye olde HSBC have been sharing (worldwide) their dissatisfaction with their measly paychecks. HSBC CEO Michael Geoghegan will be ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2010 - 3:43am -

  17. 2016 HSBC superday/offer?

    Has anyone attended a super day already, and more importantly, has anyone received an offer for GBM? Thanks y'all! HSBC ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2016 - 6:34pm -

  18. HSBC International Management Program: Legit?

    Guys, what are some thoughts about HSBC 's international management program? Is it regarded as a "legit" program? What do people do afterwards? Personally, does sound appealing with regards to experiencing multiple cultures across diverse b ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2010 - 5:52am -

  19. Phone Interview Situation

    I was lucky to get a heavy hitter (not in IBD, a different division) at an all purpose bank like citi, hsbc, db in asia (but not singapore/ hk /china/india) to refer me to the head of investment banking in that same nation where there is no recruiting pro ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2009 - 6:48pm -

  20. HSBC Commercial Banking???

    I have a final round interview coming up in a couple of weeks with HSBC for their Commercial Banking Development program. Long story short, I have somehow gotten to this point without even knowing what the commercial banking business actually is. I guess ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 10 2011 - 9:00am -

  21. HSBC 2016 Hiring Freeze affecting graduate jobs?

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-31/... "HSBC Holdings Plc will impose a hiring and pay freeze this year as part of its drive to cut as much as $5 billion in costs by the end of 2017." Does anyone know if this will this affect inco ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2016 - 2:06am -

  22. HSBC Capital Financing vs Global Banking in NYC

    Could anyone explain what the main differences are between the two? It seems as though one is just for product groups, whereas one is just for coverage groups. If that is truly the case, would anyone happen to know what HSBC IBD is best at? (debt, equity, ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2016 - 1:35am -

  23. Launder your drug money with us!

    "Yes sir, Mr. Escobar! I can provide synergy for your business, using advanced vertical integration and forensic accounting techniques. In fact, with my bank's services you can expect to take your product to market and generate maximum returns i ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 22 2010 - 12:16pm -

  24. HSBC SA HONG KONG 2011

    Anyone heard from them yet? I heard that my friend got 1st round. Wonder if no news = reject? HSBC ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2010 - 1:25am -

  25. HSBC Email Format

    Does anyone know the email format at HSBC? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. HSBC ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:50pm -

  26. SA London- BB (Sales), Boutique (IBD)

    I have offers from these two- does anyone have opinions as to which I should choose? Assume both are generalist internships (don't find out the desk until later on) and that I am 50/50 for Sales/ IBD. Would greatly appreciate any input! IBD sales HSB ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2010 - 2:57pm -

  27. HSBC- GBM; What is their IBD called?

    Hi Guys, Looking at the current programmes by HSBC and I'm wondering if they have an actual investment banking division. There is no details on: Capital Advisory- Global Banking role. What do these Client Coverage / Capital Advisory "Bankers&quo ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2015 - 9:28pm -

  28. Standard Chartered Bank/HSBC

    Does anyone know how these two banks stack up against other middle-tier banks? I might be working at one of the Asian offices. From my understanding, they're not entirely investment banks so what would be the best service to try to work for? The corp ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:38pm -

  29. Help needed- SA at HSBC M&A or Macquarie IBD?

    Hey everyone, First time posting on WSO, and i was hoping to get some advice from you guys. I received an offer from HSBC Strategic Transactions Group, which is pretty much M&A, and one from Macquarie for IBD. I just want to go to whichever place has ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2011 - 6:42pm -

  30. 2010 HSBC International Management Program

    Anybody started the psychometric testing/interview process for the 2010 HSBC IMP yet? interview HSBC ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2010 - 9:52pm -

  31. Is HSBC done recruiting?

    for debt capital markets? or even Asset Management =.= HSBC ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2013 - 7:15pm -

  32. HSBC NY address

    Does anyone know where HSBC NY's IBD (Strategic Transactions Group) or their HR is located? Much appreciated. NY HSBC ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2011 - 12:41am -

  33. Advice- Summer Internship

    Hi everyone, I am a college sophomore at columbia. I have offers from Morgan Stanley Finance & HSBC Sales & Trading. My goal is to go in Goldman or Morgan Stanley Sales & Trading next year internship. Which one of these would better prepare me ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2015 - 11:32am -

  34. WTF HSBC?

    Something does not sound right here: British newspapers are reporting that during the construction of his (celebrity chef Jamie Oliver) latest Italian-focused restaurant in Manchester, England, workers encountered treasures worth PS1.1 million-- or roughl ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 15 2012 - 6:42pm -

  35. HSBC Sales

    Anybody heard back from HSBC Global Market yet in the NYC office? HSBC HSBC Global Markets ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2010 - 2:41pm -

  36. BNP vs HSBC vs Millennium Management back office?

    Hey guys, first time poster here. I recently got summer analyst offers from BNP S&T, HSBC S &T, and Millennium Management's infrastructural internship. I was wondering which is the best offer in terms of future career prospects. My main goal ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2017 - 1:50pm -

  37. HSBC Graduate Programme

    Has anyone ever went through the HSBC Graduate Programme process? I applied to the CMB Graduate Programme I believe it was called and get a new email each day with a reasoning test attached to it. There's never really much "what to expect from h ...

    3 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 25 2016 - 3:26pm -

  38. HSBC Recruitment Contract

    Looking for some help. My HSBC graduate application was previously listed as 'requested to schedule phone interview", however I never received any contact through phone or email from HSBC regarding my application. Today, it changed to "appl ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2015 - 3:05pm -

  39. HSBC Power & Utilities London

    I have heard of a new HSBC P &U department. Does any one now how much people are there and if they have decent dealflow? HSBC ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2014 - 2:41pm -

  40. HSBC Asset Management

    Has anyone heard if this is more like PWM or is it more active management? I asked about the IB department the other day in the IB section and it got trashed as a firm that does not care about IB. What about AM? I hear they are really good internationally ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2013 - 9:27pm -

  41. Picking a Private Bank

    1: Essentially its a 6 weeks training programme in London followed by three rotations, with one most likely in Switzerland so one gets to learn the Swiss PB- which is supposedly first class. Exposure to various roles and locations. Personally I quite like ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 10 2012 - 9:13am -

  42. Recruiting for European banks from U.S. school?

    I'm a student at a top U.S. public university and I am interested in positions in project finance. Only issue is, all the big players in project finance seem to be European (SocGen, CA, BNPP, HSBC, RBS). I can't help but think that being in the ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2011 - 5:31am -

  43. HSBC Global Markets Response Time

    I applied to the HSBC Global Markets IBD internship in HK. It has been a little over a week since I applied to them. IS this response time normal for HSBC or standard in IBD? Usually when it's been this long is it usually waitlist? Internship HSBC ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 24 2009 - 10:41pm -

  44. HSBC GBM Coverage Relationship Management NYC

    Hello fellow monkeys; Friend accepted an NYC SA offer at HSBC for their CRM role, which falls under the Global IB division. Was wondering if anyone has any thoughts on hours of coverage role compare to traditional product groups @ HSBC as well as what are ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 25 2019 - 11:25am -

  45. Drug Testing at HSBC London?

    Hello, I am applying for a job with HSBC London. Does anybody know if they test for drugs before hiring? I smoke a little here and there and don't want to screw anything up. Drug Testing Drugs HSBC london bankers in london ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2016 - 5:07pm -

  46. SA- HSBC Coverage Relationship Management

    Hi, I'm interviewing for a SA position at HSBC in Coverage Relationship Management (Client Management: see description below). It's within their Global Banking & Markets division. I have been asking around and other people who did the progra ...

    2 comments - 4 silver bananas - Feb 5 2015 - 10:45am -

  47. FT Decision: Barclays Risk Solutions Group (RSG) vs HSBC FX & FI hedging and structuring solutions

    Hi Guys, I have about a week to decide between these two offers. Base pay is exactly the same for both banks and don't much about bonuses in my region. I've heard that RSG at Barclays is the most profitable group so bonus would probably be highe ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2014 - 12:49pm -

  48. HSBC ALCM in HSBC INM and HSBC Commercial Banking

    Hi, I'm from India in a bschool, and we have 2 roles coming from HSBC. 1. Asset Liability and Capital Management role in HSBC INM 2. Commercial Banking Finance role Does anyone have any idea about these roles? They have earlier recruited for Private ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2014 - 4:53am -

  49. Citi vs. HSBC

    Have offers from Citi IBD HK and HSBC IBD HK (REG group). Which would be a better option at the Associate level? Citi I-banking HSBC ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2011 - 1:01pm -

  50. HSBC Leveraged Acquisition Finance First Round SA Interview

    I have a summer analyst interview coming up with HSBC Leveraged Acqusition Finance. Has anyone interviewed with them for this department before? Any suggestions as to what I should be expected to know? (Basic LBO, leveraged loans, etc?). Cheers Investment ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2010 - 1:38pm -

  51. HSBC 2020 SA

    HSBC apps for 2020 SA opened up a couple of weeks ago and wanted to get a thread going. Comment anything related to 2020 below. HSBC HSBC Salary Yes Yes 468687 466456 457254 454795 463665 ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Aug 27 2019 - 3:22pm -

  52. Can you do well on a case competition with teammates working remotely?

    Hi all! Long time lurker, first time poster. I have signed up for the Asian Investment Banking Conference this year in HK where HSBC is sponsoring both the conference and the associated case competitions. My classmates and I have been planning to compete ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jun 24 2019 - 8:40pm -

  53. BlackRock in Budapest vs HSBC in London vs Argus (Quant Data Scientist)

    Hi All- I have offers from the following for Data Scientist/Quant Data scientist and Innovation in Quant in HSBC London, Argus Media and BlackRock Budapest offices, Client Solutions. The main contenders in my head is HSBC vs BlackRock for career trajector ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - May 26 2019 - 2:00pm -

  54. HSBC Coverage Relationship Management

    Just got the invitation to JSA. Anyone could share more info about the JSA for this program? Thanks! Appreciate any info about this role as well! HSBC ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Nov 7 2018 - 10:07am -

  55. HSBC Global Research interview

    I have an interview for HSBC 's global research internship next week. It is for their research department that covers macro, sector, and company specific research. How should I be preparing for this interview? What is important to know? HSBC ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 12 2018 - 11:26am -

  56. Deals by HSBC Done Recently

    Could anyone tell the recent deals done by HSBC and which are the strongest divisions there please? HSBC ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 7 2017 - 5:51pm -

  57. HSBC Technical Interview Questions + Sample Answers

    Database of interview questions from HSBC, as well as compensation figures...

    256 Interview Questions - Oct 17 2018 - 11:15am

  58. Banks Cutting Jobs

    There are recent headlines showing banking cuts internationally. Is this something for current employees and future employees/students to worry about? Maybe a sign for something worse? http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-11-23/... http://www.bloom ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 31 2015 - 11:15am -

  59. HSBC M&A Compensation Information

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone had any recent data for comp at HSBC for M&A in London? Ideally around the associate 2/ 3 level? Many thanks in advance! HSBC ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2014 - 4:52am -

  60. HSBC SA- Global Research

    Does anyone have familiarity with HSBC any their internship programs? How competitive are they? In particular, which division is the most competitive? HSBC ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2012 - 5:18pm -

  61. HSBC NY SA 2012

    Did anyone hear back from HSBC? Had superday with ECM team on last Friday but haven't heard back yet. HSBC ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2012 - 11:46pm -

  62. HSBC phone interview

    Hi everyone, I have applied to the analyst position of Strategic Transaction Groups- New York office, passed my online aptitude test, and been waiting for 2 weeks now, but still have not heard anything regarding phone interview.. Does that mean I'm o ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2010 - 4:23pm -

  63. HSBC Private Bank Summer Intern London

    did anyone hear abut his programme or even participated in it? if yes, how was the experience? would you recommend this intern? and most important: does anyone know how many percent of the summer interns get a full-time offer for the global graduate progr ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 28 2010 - 4:23pm -

  64. HSBC First Year Programme

    Anyone have any experience with this program? Also anyone else do a phone interview with HSBC? Any and all input will be appreciated. interview HSBC ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2009 - 3:08am -

  65. HSBC advisory interview: what to expect

    I have an phone interview with HSBC NY I-banking advisory. What should I expect? It is going to be a short interview from what I am told. interview HSBC ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 4 2008 - 7:08pm -