HSBC Securities USA Inc. is an investment banking firm that provides financial advisory services. The firm?s services include mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, privatization, and strategic advice. It was formerly known as Carroll McEntee & McGinley and changed its name in 1983. The firm is based in New York City. HSBC Securities USA Inc. operated as a subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc but now operates as a subsidiary of HSBC Investments (North America) Inc.