Bank Profile and History

Founded in 1933, Hang Seng Bank Limited is one of Hong Kong’s largest listed companies. Our market capitalisation as at 31 December 2013 was HK$240.3 billion. In keeping with our name, which means "ever-growing" in Chinese, we are growing alongside our customers.

The Bank’s major business activities comprise retail banking and wealth management, commercial banking, global banking and markets, and private banking. The Bank also offers a comprehensive range of renminbi services.

Since our founding, our main focus has been the pursuit of excellence for our customers. In Hong Kong, our vast network of around 220 service outlets provides you with quality services.

Established on 28 May 2007, our wholly owned subsidiary Hang Seng Bank (China) Limited operates a mainland China network of 50 outlets in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Fuzhou, Nanjing, Dongguan, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Tianjin, Kunming, Xiamen, Chengdu, Foshan, Zhongshan, Huizhou, Zhuhai, Jiangmen and Shantou.

We also maintain branches in Macau and Singapore and a representative office in Taipei.

Hang Seng Securities, a wholly owned Bank subsidiary, operates a securities investment advisory services joint venture – GZHS Research Co., Ltd. – in partnership with Guangzhou Securities Company in Guangdong province.

As a pioneer of premium service, our staff of over 9,800 will always provide you with the personal attention and user-friendly banking you need.

Hang Seng Bank is a principal member of the HSBC Group, which is among the world's largest financial services organisations and holds a 62.14% equity interest in the Bank. The Bank offers investors in the United States a Sponsored Level-I American Depositary Receipts Programme.



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