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Expert local support for businesses across the UK and Ireland 

We've been working with businesses for more than 300 years. Our experienced Relationship Directors work with more than 90% of companies in the FTSE100, providing clients with a range of dedicated products and solutions and local support. We have teams across the UK and, in addition, 45 industry sectors benefit from the in-depth knowledge and expertise of our specialists.

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†Source: Barclays 2013 Full Year Results presentation, February 2014

Why Barclays?

Corporate Banking clients choose us for our relationship approach, sector expertise and market leading client satisfaction.* Watch our video to see what clients are saying about us.

Client stories

Harrison Spinks

Helping an innovative manufacturer to achieve rapid extension

Wyke Farms

Funding a growing business' bold ambition for a sustainable future.


Supporting a manufacturer to take their technology to new markets.

Corporate banking expertise in 12 countries across the region 

Barclays can offer you full support when setting up or expanding your operations across Africa. We have a unique presence in the region, dating back over 100 years. Today, we have one of the largest footprints on the continent and can add a wealth of local knowledge through our dedicated corporate banking team and Africa-related insight and research.

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Doing business in Africa

Hear from our clients and Africa experts about the challenges and opportunities associated with operating in the region, and how Barclays can support your success.

Client stories

Azuri Technologies

Supporting an innovative business to bring electricity to rural Africa.

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C. Czarnikow Sugar. East Africa case study (PDF 502KB)

Czarnikow Group is a major agricultural commodities company with regional operations in Kenya.

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G4S Security Services. Ghana case study (PDF 490KB)

G4S is the world's leading international security solutions company, with a subsidiary operating across Ghana where it employs over 4,000 staff (figures correct as of 2012).

Over 35 years of banking experience in six regional hubs

We’ve been operating in the region for several decades and today we’re a trusted partner to large corporates, multinational corporates, financial institutions and non-bank financial institutions across Asia and the Middle East. Committed to supporting the expansion and growth of businesses across the region, our Relationship Directors operate from strategic locations to meet your time-zone needs.

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Client stories

Premier League

Providing financial solutions for the world's most popular football league.


Helping an established manufacturer achieve global expansion.

Banking services across Europe

Barclays is a trusted partner to businesses across the continent. Our dedicated Relationship Directors offer both regional and industry knowledge, as well as an understanding of the challenges facing large multinational businesses. We can support you in realising your growth ambitions with the right combination of financial expertise and local knowledge.

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Understanding SEPA

How will new SEPA regulation increase competition in the European market? And what steps do you need to take in order to be SEPA-compliant?

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Client stories

AEG Europe

Providing a breadth of services to a brand leader in entertainment.

Corporate banking in North America

Barclays has Relationship Directors in the United States who can support your business growth. You will benefit from a wide range of corporate banking solutions tailored to meet your needs, including transaction services, liquidity and deposits, risk management, lending and trade. We also provide dedicated support to financial institutions and non-bank financial institutions.

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Annual New York Symposium

In October 2013, we held our second annual New York Symposium. Watch the video to hear our experts discuss growth opportunities and dealing with regulation.

Client stories

The Economist

Supporting The Economist Group's international expansion.


Helping NBCUniversal implement an electronic payments service.

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