Primer Banco del Istmo
|Fate||Acquired by HSBC Holdings plc|
|Successor||HSBC Bank (Panama)|
|Headquarters||Panama City, Panama City|
Primer Banco del Istmo trading as Banistmo or Banco Del Istmo is the largest bank in Panama and Central America, it is part of the HSBC Group following its former parent company, Grupo Banistmo’s acquisition by HSBC in November 2006. It was the subsidiary of HSBC Bank (Panama) S.A. until it mergered into HSBC Bank (Panama) in 2009.