In an ever-changing world, it’s vital for your business to have support from a trusted financial partner.
As a result of our extensive and long-standing presence in Africa, we are able to provide a wide range of services to meet the needs of our corporate clients. With designated Relationship Managers and product specialists, together with our vast knowledge of the local market, we are well placed to provide flexible services and extensive local servicing support.
Barclays is well known in the region, with strong local capability to meet in-country needs. Furthermore, with the combination of Barclays and Absa in Africa in 2013, and the subsequent creation and listing of Barclays Africa Group Ltd, we have one of the largest footprints in the region, with a combined presence of more than 1,500 distribution points.
As a trusted partner to 40,000 businesses in 27 countries, we can support your banking needs worldwide.
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.
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.
Supporting an innovative business to bring electricity to rural Africa.
Czarnikow Group is a major agricultural commodities company with regional operations in Kenya.
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).
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.
†Source: Barclays 2013 Full Year Results presentation, February 2014
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Helping an innovative manufacturer to achieve rapid extension
Funding a growing business' bold ambition for a sustainable future.
Supporting a manufacturer to take their technology to new markets.
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.
Helping an established manufacturer achieve global expansion.
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.
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?
Providing a breadth of services to a brand leader in entertainment.
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.
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.
Supporting The Economist Group's international expansion.
Helping NBCUniversal implement an electronic payments service.