Barclays Bank
Barclays headquarters  

Barclays Bank

Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS, LSE: BARC) is a global financial services company offering retail, corporate and investment banking, assets management, private banking and other services. Barclays’s core businesses include Barclays UK (Personal Banking, Barclaycard UK, Business Banking and Wealth) and Barclays Corporate & International (Corporate and Investment Bank, Barclaycard International, Payments and Merchant Acquiring). With approximately 130,000 employees, it serves 48 million customers in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East and America (USA, Canada, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Mexico and Puerto Rico). In 2008, Barclays acquired Lehman Brothers North American investment banking and capital markets businesses. In 2010, it acquired Standard Life Bank and Italian credit card business of Citibank International Bank. In March, 2011, Barclays agreed to acquire Egg’s UK credit card assets. In 2013-2014, it bought ING Direct UK business and sold its retail banking unit in Spain to Caixabank. Barclays is the second largest bank in the UK in terms of assets. As of March 31, 2017, it had total assets of £1.204 trillion (US$1.5 trillion), customer loans of £405.3 billion (US$520 billion) and customer deposits of £450.6 billion (US$578 billion).

 Credit Ratings (Barclays plc, March 2017)

  Long Term Short Term
Standard & Poor's BBB A-2
Moody's Baa2 P-3
Fitch A F1

Barclays principal subsidiaries

Barclays Bank PLC
Barclays Capital Securities Limited
Barclays Private Clients International Ltd
Barclays Securities Japan Limited
Barclays Africa Group Limited
Barclays Capital Inc
Barclays Bank Delaware

Barclays International branchesBarclays Capital Offices

Head office address:
1 Churchill Place
London, E14 5HP, UK
Phone number: +44 (0) 20 7116 1000
Fax: +44 20 7116 7665