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LONDON, March 14 (Reuters) – HSBC (HSBA.L) declared on Monday it has agreed to market its department functions in Greece to neighborhood lender Pancreta Bank, as the loan company more sharpens its target on its greatest sector Asia.
The deal is portion of a multi-12 months restructuring by HSBC, which integrated axing its reduction-creating U.S. retail lender very last year. read much more
HSBC explained the in-basic principle agreement to market its Greek retail enterprise by its HSBC Continental Europe unit was expected to finish in the very first 50 % of 2023.
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HSBC, which has operated in Greece considering that 1981, has property of all around 2 billion euros ($2.19 billion) in the region.
The financial institution stated it served 90,000 retail prospects and all-around 500 organization consumers by means of 15 branches in Greece.
All 320 staff members of the retail business will transfer to Pancreta as section of the sale once completed.
The deal is subject matter to consultation with unions and regulatory approval, HSBC added.
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Reporting by Iain Withers, Modifying by Louise Heavens
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