HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world’s fourth largest bank by total assets, with total assets of US$2.67 trillion. It was established in its present form in London in 1991 by the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited to act as a new group holding company. The origins of the bank lie mainly in Hong Kong and to a lesser extent in Shanghai, where branches were first opened in 1865. The HSBC name is derived from the initials of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.

R3 CEV and 8 Banks Trial Intel’s Distributed Ledger Technology ‘Sawtooth Lake’ for Bond Trading
September 27th, 2016

A group of eight banks, including UniCredit, HSBC, and UBS, have finally tested a distributed ledger prototype for bonds exchange using Intel’s blockchain platform.

Bank of America, HSBC Develop Blockchain Prototype Solution to Replace LC Transactions
August 11th, 2016

A group of banks, including HSBC and Bank of America, have created a new blockchain solution that will help to streamline the process of global trade.