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Friday 15 October, 2010

HSBC Holdings PLC


RNS Number : 4621U
HSBC Holdings PLC
15 October 2010



15 October 2010





HSBC Holdings plc announces that discussions with Old Mutual plc about the possible acquisition of a majority stake in Nedbank Group Limited have not been successfully concluded and have ended. Notwithstanding this, HSBC remains committed to the South African market and to growing its business in South Africa.


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The HSBC Group

HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of the HSBC Group, is headquartered in London. The Group serves customers worldwide from around 8,000 offices in 87 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. With assets of US$2,418 billion at 30 June 2010, HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations. HSBC is marketed worldwide as 'the world's local bank'.


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