Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management, with an extensive International presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.
With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs over 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.
HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. HSBC has operated in Italy since 1995. We offer a wide range of banking services through our branch in Milan. Our clients are large domestic firms, medium sized businesses with international operations, local branches of multinational companies, financial institutions and the public sector. HSBC services in Italy include corporate credit and lending, trade and receivables financing, cash management, interest rates and foreign exchange risk management. We also operate in capital markets (equity and debt), as well as in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). HSBC has a successful Export Finance business, and plays a critical role in funding Italian exports via ECA-backed structures. HSBC provides a selection of account services and electronic transactions via the home banking platform (HSBCnet), host-to-host connectivity (HSBC Connect), and the payment system SWIFT.