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Client Stories

You'll be in good company

Whatever industry you're in, however old or young your business is, you’ll be in good company. Because we’re only as good as the companies we keep.

Read our real stories.

AEG Europe
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AEG Europe

With a breadth of services from across Barclays, and clear focus on the Hospitality sector, Barclays is supporting AEG to build a record-breaking business.

Bloom & Wild
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Bloom & Wild

As this innovative start-up flourishes, it has looked to Barclays' retail experts for support with financing, international payments and even fraud protection.

Brora luxury Scottish cashmere and clothing
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Brora

Having helped luxury UK cashmere brand Brora to execute an ambitious expansion strategy, Barclays continues to support the designer and retailer in a competitive market.

Celtic Manor
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Celtic Manor

Transforming a derelict manor in South Wales to one of the UK’s most prestigious and extensive leisure developments required a very close banking partnership.

Center Parcs
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Center Parcs

With ambitious plans to create a sustainable tourist destination in Woburn Forest, Centre Parcs chose Barclays as the long-term financing partner to help make its vision happen.

Estover Energy
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Estover Energy

Providing industry expertise and a range of products and solutions, Barclays is committed to supporting Estover’s long-term vision.

Estover Energy
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Express Bi-Folding Doors

Barclays has supported fast-growth company Express Bi-Folding Doors to remain agile and manage cashflow.

Guide Dogs
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Guide Dogs

After over 30 years with its previous bank, Guide Dogs' switch to Barclays was seamless - and opened up a shared vision that goes beyond banking.

Harrison Spinks
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Harrison Spinks

In a tough market, Barclays’ international scale and manufacturing expertise is supporting this innovative luxury bedmaker’s expansion into new markets – and new products.

Hovertravel ferry company
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Hovertravel

When the world's longest running commercial hovercraft service wanted to update its fleet, Barclays was on hand to take a truly holistic view of its business.

JCB Global
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JCB Global

During a partnership of more than 70 years, Barclays has helped construction equipment maker JCB expand into new markets and finance continuous product innovation.

Morphsuits spandex costumes
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Morphsuits

Smart cashflow solutions are helping the Edinburgh-based fancy dress business to turn a fun enterprise into a brand with serious international growth potential.

Pipers Crisps
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Pipers

When an award-winning food manufacturer wanted to scale up its operations, Baclays' trade and assets finance helped equip Pipers to think bigger.

Pod Point
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Pod Point

Barclays has supported the UK’s leading electric vehicle charging point provider in its meteoric growth – helping it successfully navigate the milestones facing fast-growth companies.

Pure Gym
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Pure Gym

Barclays is helping Pure Gym’s growth by spending time with the team to understand the ambitions of the company.

Rockar car retailer
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Rockar

Revolutionising car-buying into a truly customer-centric and highly digital experience demanded a banking partner that’s equally focussed on innovation.

Shazam
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Shazam

A deep understanding of the industry meant Barclays could provide solutions to support Shazam’s rapid growth.

Skyscanner
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Skyscanner

Barclays’ appreciation of the complexities of the business has allowed Skyscanner to focus on growth.

Stonegate pubs
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Stonegate pubs

A relationship built on trust and understanding meant Barclays was able to support Stonegate’s ambition to grow the business.

The Economist Group
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The Economist Group

A long-standing, trusted relationship was key to supporting The Economist Group with the acquisition of appropriate businesses.

Whispering Smith
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Whispering Smith

Barclays supported Whispering Smith’s international ambitions, helping them facilitate global payments and import from the Far East.

Wyke Farms
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Wyke Farms

When the leading cheese-maker wanted to build a biogas plant in order to be 100% energy self-sufficient, its long-standing relationship with Barclays was key to funding its plans.