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Barclays

Barclays

A multinational banking and financial services company. It was founded in 1690 and is located in the United Kingdom.

Barclays is a consumer and wholesale bank that conducts business across transatlantic markets. It offers financial services for individuals including banking, receiving loans, getting insurance, and obtaining mortgages. It also offers services business and corporate banking. Start-up companies can utilize the business banking services for business advice as well as banking essentials, such as managing payments. Industries on which Barclays focuses include agriculture, real estate, and high-growth entrepreneurs.

Funding and Investments

The company has made 54 investments and has has two funds. The most recent fund was in 2018 and it raised £200 million.

Timeline

August 18, 2021
Barclays announces partnership with Simply Business.
February 23, 2021
Barclays partners with Solactive to launch the Solactive Climate Change Europe BTI Index.
February 4, 2021
Barclays adds itemized digital receipts to its banking app in partnership with fintech Flux
July 14, 2020
Barclays launches new digital advice service, "Barclays Plan & Invest".
June 11, 2020
Barclays launches Back to Business toolkit for UK SMEs.
October 9, 2019
Barclays halts 'Last In Town' and remote branch closures for two years and launches new cash back scheme
July 16, 2019
Barclays, University College London and Capital Enterprise launch the UK's first precision medicine accelerator to boost growth of healthcare start-ups

Barclays, UCL and Capital Enterprise announces the launch of the UK's first precision medicine accelerator, the P4 Precision Medicine programme, an incubator for start-ups specialising in disease treatment and prevention taking into account an individual's genes, environment and lifestyle.

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Mark Ashton-Rigby

CEO

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Barclays Adds Prominent Investment Executives to Board

Caitlin Ostroff

Web

September 26, 2019

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

TV AD | Family Springboard Mortgage

September 20, 2019

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Rebekah Evans
September 16, 2021
Express.co.uk
BARCLAYS have issued a warning to people right across the country, as one pensioner found themselves in a 'close call' with a scam which may have seen them lose a significant sum of money. Scam callers are unfortunately becoming more frequent, so it is vital Britons spot the signs.
Daniel Boffey
September 6, 2021
the Guardian
Barclays and HSBC among banks booking money equivalent to 14% of annual profits in offshore entities
Patrick O'Donnell
August 30, 2021
Express.co.uk
BARCLAYS BANK has issued a public warning about a convincing text message posing as the institution which is in fact a scam.
August 27, 2021
WebWire
As the nation continues to adjust to 'freedom' after a return to life without restrictions, new research from Barclays reveals what financial freedom really looks like.Being debt free (48 per cent), paying off the mortgage (43 per cent) and confidently covering unexpected costs (41 per cent) topped the list of what's deemed to be markers of financial freedom. For just under one in 10; however, they'd like nothing more than being able to buy their team's new football shirt as soon as it com...
Sarah Lumley
August 26, 2021
Express.co.uk
Brits have revealed what financial freedom REALLY looks like - not worrying about unexpected costs, shopping at a high-end supermarket, and having the mortgage paid off. A study of 2,000 adults found owning a car outright with no finance is also an indicator you have no worries when it comes to money.
Maisha Frost
August 26, 2021
Express.co.uk
British high growth companies are pointing the way ahead for the UK in terms of foreign investment having raised £19 billion in the past three years, a new report reveals.
August 26, 2021
Moneycontrol
The expansion in Tier 1 capital reinforces Barclays' commitment to India, and will enable further growth of the Bank's Corporate & Investment Banking and Private Clients businesses, the bank said.
Mark Oldacres
August 22, 2021
Express.co.uk
MANAGING financial differences in a relationship can be difficult, but these exclusive tips from Barclays can help.
August 20, 2021
WebWire
A new report out from Barclays and Beauhurst reveals the growth opportunities for high growth firms in the UK and their plans to tap further into international markets as they look to bounce back from the pandemic. The 'Trading Places' report reveals that British high growth companies have raised £19 billion in foreign investment in the past three years alone, with UK businesses proving to be an attractive proposition for international investors. Nearly half of the total equity investmen...
August 18, 2021
WebWire
Barclays has today announced a partnership with Simply Business, one of the UK's biggest business insurance providers for small businesses. The new partnership will enable small businesses, including Barclays' one million business customers, to obtain a business insurance quote via Barclays.co.uk or over the phone. They will be able to choose from a panel of well-known insurers, tailoring the policy to suit their needs. Julie Fisher, UK CCO of Simply Business, comments: "We're passiona...
Omar Faridi
August 18, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
Leading UK-based property finance platform LendInvest has reportedly entered a £150M partnership with Barclays, HSBC.
August 16, 2021
WebWire
Barclays today announces the appointment of Mani Joseph as Head of Asia Special Situations. Based in Hong Kong, he will report to James Roberts, Head of Asia Credit Trading. Mani will be responsible for leading the buildout of the Special Situations franchise for the Asia Pacific region. He will be developing and embedding the firm's capability to source, underwrite, manage and distribute stressed and distressed risk locally. Mani's appointment follows strong momentum in Barclays' Asia F...
Patrick O'Donnell
August 11, 2021
Express.co.uk
BARCLAYS is warning Britons to be on the alert as they may have misconceptions regarding who is susceptible to scammers. How can you protect yourself from fraudsters?
August 4, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • Majority of Brits incorrectly assume older people are more likely to be scammed, leaving younger generations more susceptible , , • Barclays data reveals that those aged between 21 and 30 were scammed the most in the past three months , , • Barclays is reminding the public that anyone can be a victim and to stay vigilant to scam threats , , , , , , Brits have incorrectly ranked the older generation (those aged 71+) as being the generation most at risk of scams, and think that those aged b...
August 4, 2021
mint
With 84 companies offering 253 students more than ₹10 lakh per annum, the average CTC offered was about ₹9.36 lakh per annum, an increase of over 4% from the previous year, the NIT Rourkela said
Steven Brown
July 30, 2021
Express.co.uk
NATWEST is set to return at least £3billion to investors due to a sharp rise in profits thanks to the improved economic outlook.
Julia Kollewe
July 28, 2021
the Guardian
People looking at house price signs displayed in the window of an estate agents in Lewes, East Sussex. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA
Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent
July 28, 2021
the Guardian
Bank's pre-tax profits rise to £2.6m in second quarter after lifting of most UK lockdown restrictions
July 27, 2021
WebWire
Barclays today announces changes to its M&A team covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Omar Faruqui will become Co-head of M&A for EMEA, alongside Pier Luigi Colizzi, Co-head of M&A for EMEA, who was recently appointed to an expanded role as Head of Investment Banking for Continental Europe. Since joining Barclays in 2018, Omar has co-led the UK M&A business, which currently holds a #3 ranking. Derek Shakespeare is appointed Chairman of UK M&A. Derek, who has been co-lead...
July 26, 2021
mint
Executives at U.K. bank say collapses of Credit Suisse clients Archegos and Greensill have created rare opportunity to grab market share
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