TradeTech Europe 2018

April 25-April 26, 2018

Palais des Congrès de Paris

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HSBC Globally

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world. Its international network comprises some 8,000 offices in 88 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, North America and Latin America.

HSBC’s Middle East Advantage

HSBC's focus on emerging markets is a key element of the group’s strategy. The Middle East remains central to this strategy, underlined by the banks investment and history in the region. With a heritage of over 60 years in the region, HSBC is perfectly positioned to play a leading role in the rapid development of the region and connect its clients to the world. Traditionally, the Gulf region has played a critical role as a hub for intra-regional and international trade, acting as a gateway to the region for many global businesses looking to access attractive Middle Eastern markets.

Kuwait offers a number of attractive advantages. Its economy is diversifying into non-oil sectors in line with its development plan for 2010 – 14, and the government has pledged to spend US $104bn during this period to drive economic growth, which has been projected at 4.3% in 2011. As the country looks to increase the role of the private sector and position the country as a regional trade and finance centre, there are significant opportunities for UK companies to establish a presence in this hugely promising Gulf state. HSBC originally established a presence in the country in 1942, returning in 2005 to service the needs of both Kuwaiti and international companies looking for an international banking partner in the country.

HSBC is a leading provider of trade finance in Kuwait, and has an unrivalled offering across the Middle East. It offers wide range of trade related services and are well qualified to provide investment and trading advice to international companies developing their business in the region.

HSBC also provides a full suite of global banking and corporate banking services, including working capital, term finance, import and export facilities, project finance, and corporate internet banking services. We also provide cost effective solutions that will help you manage payments and cash management needs on a domestic, regional and international basis. In addition, the Bank offers a range of personal financial services, wholesale advisory, debt finance, risk management, treasury and capital markets and securities services.

HSBC has received a number of awards which stand as a testament to its regional ability including, in the Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2010:

  • Best Global Emerging Markets Bank
  • Best Global Emerging Markets Debt House
  • Best Global Sovereign Advisory House
  • Best Investment Bank in the Middle East
  • Best Investment Bank in Saudi Arabia

and, IFR's Emerging Markets Bond House of the Year.

Project Finance International Awards

HSBC was recently named Middle East & Africa Bank of the Year by Project Finance International (PFI) magazine. In addition to this overall award, HSBC also received awards for deals it lead:

  • Middle East Petrochemical Deal of the Year – Jubail Export Refinery
  • Middle East Industrial Deal of the Year – Raz Al Zour Smelter
  • Middle East Power Deal of the Year – Barka III/Sohar II IPPs

In addition to the PFI awards, emeafinance has acknowledged HSBC’s leadership in Project Finance in the MENA region. HSBC was named Best Project Finance House in the Middle East and Best Project Finance adviser in EMEA/Middle East for a third consecutive year

emeafinance also awarded HSBC with a number of specific deal awards:

  • Best Project Finance Deal in EMEA for Jubail export refi

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