HSBC Group pursues a strategy that helps economies to prosper, businesses to thrive and people to achieve their ambitions. Fully in keeping with HSBC Group’s global strategy, HSBC France provides all its customers with the benefit of global capability combined with local service through the Group’s 251,000 employees worldwide, including almost 9,800 in France. It has more than 385 branches across France serving almost 800,000 personal customers and 70,000 business customers. HSBC France aims to be a partner of choice to help businesses thrive in both France and abroad through a network that covers 54 countries and territories. Among its recent awards, HSBC was named “World’s Best Bank” in Euromoney magazine’s Awards for Excellence 2017, a benchmark in the financial services world. HSBC was also named Best Global Trade Finance Bank in the latest Euromoney 2018 survey conducted among more than 7,000 companies.