HSBC looks to European heartland for investment banking growth

By GlobalCapital
16 Apr 2014

HSBC has built its corporate finance strategy on its emerging markets credentials, but it has big ambitions in Western Europe, writes David Rothnie.

Anyone who has read HSBC’s annual reports, or attended one of its earnings calls, will know its investment banking strategy under the umbrella of "emerging markets-led, financing-focused".

It’s a description that has caused confusion down the years, not least because it suggests two unhelpful implications — ...

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