Corporate banking

Corporate banking from Barclays

Corporate banking

In an ever-changing world, it’s vital for your business to have support and insight from a trusted financial partner

Barclays provides integrated corporate banking solutions to businesses with an annual turnover of more than £5m in the UK, and large local companies, financial institutions, non-bank financial institutions and multinationals globally.

We serve more than 40,000 clients – including some of the world’s largest businesses – through our dedicated relationship teams, industry specialists and product experts.

Corporate banking around the world

Explore our international offerings

United Kingdom

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Corporate banking in the United Kingdom

In the UK, our Relationship Directors work with 73% of companies in the FTSE 100, and we have a presence in every major city. Our industry specialists cover a range of sectors and have access to expertise in investment banking, wealth and investment management, corporate card services and personal banking.

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Africa

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Corporate banking in Africa

Barclays provides banking services to over 14 million customers across Africa and we offer corporate banking services in Botswana, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. If you are a multinational business, and are interested in our global corporate banking services, please contact us.

Asia

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Corporate banking in Asia

We provide corporate banking services in Hong Kong, India, Japan, Pakistan, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates through our Relationship Directors based in-country. If you are a multinational business, and are interested in our global corporate banking services, please contact us.

Europe

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Corporate banking in Europe

Barclays has an established network across Europe and our relationship teams have extensive knowledge of local markets. We provide corporate banking services in France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and the Netherlands. If you are a multinational business, and are interested in our global corporate banking services, please contact us.

United States

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Corporate banking in the United States

We’ve provided corporate banking services to clients in the US since 1998, and have a hub of Relationship Directors based in New York City, working closely with colleagues to provide access to investment banking products and services, wealth and investment expertise. If you are a multinational business, and are interested in our global corporate banking services, please contact us.

Products and services

Find out more about corporate banking services

Cash management

Supporting you in making and receiving payments

We can provide you with a choice of ways in which to deposit your cash and cheques, and have a range of electronic payments mechanisms. We also have various options in credit aggregation, notional pooling and interest apportionment.

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Deposits and liquidity

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Manage and optimise your surplus cash

We have a number of solutions to help you optimise the return on surplus funds and provide you with the security and liquidity your business needs. We have a range of operational accounts, instant access deposits, fixed deposits and notice deposits.

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Trade and working capital

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Specialist solutions for your trading activities

We offer a range of services to assist you with your trading activities, either in domestic or international markets. Our range of trade solutions includes supplier financing and trade loans as well as guarantees and letters of credit. Our range of working capital solutions includes overdrafts and confidential invoice discounting.

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Financing

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Financing solutions for corporate clients

We offer a suite of financing solutions to medium, large and multinational corporate clients, based around our term loan products, revolving credit facility and asset finance products. These range from simple bilateral sterling term loans to large highly structured and multi-currency syndicated investment deals.

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Risk management

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Risk solutions

Receive an integrated approach to risk management through our specialists with access to market-leading solutions. We offer a number of foreign exchange products including spot, forward, emerging market, derivatives and FX eComm. We can help you manage the effect of interest rate or inflation fluctuations through our complete suite of solutions, including swaps, options and more structured products. We can also help you manage risks in commodities.

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Corporate cards

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Corporate cards

Our technologically advanced, market-leading range of commercial and corporate card products and services streamline your company’s travel booking, expense and procurement systems, ensuring they run more efficiently and effectively. You’ll also have access to our award-winning customer service team for global support, wherever you choose to do business.

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Our client stories

Find out how we work with our clients to help them succeed

Premier League

Premier League

Two decades of support

Barclays has been the sole provider of comprehensive corporate banking services since the Premier League’s formation in 1992.

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The Economist Group

The Economist

A trusted, longstanding relationship

Our trusted relationship helped The Economist Group become the number one supplier of information to the US Congress.

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Emma Bridgewater Ltd

Emma Bridgewater

Helping to expand operations

A longstanding relationship with Barclays helped Emma Bridgewater Ltd to expand its operations.

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JCB

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Laying strong foundations

We helped JCB lay the foundations for global expansion with export funding and local banking services.

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Searcys

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A flexible approach

Searcys was looking for funding to complete its management buyout and chose to work with Barclays.

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Insight and resources

The power to help you succeed

Our corporate banking insight and resources programme aims to share expertise, analysis and insights from across Barclays and our network of contacts.

It’s a resource that you can return to again and again to tap into corporate banking expertise from Barclays. It provides insight that may help you identify new opportunities and strategies to pursue growth.