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Investment Banking

We offer comprehensive financial advisory, capital raising, financing and risk management services to corporations, governments and financial institutions worldwide.

Our Banking teams are at the heart of our origination-led Investment Banking strategy.

Applying deep expertise across sectors, regions and products, we create customised, sophisticated strategies to help clients achieve their goals. Our integrated coverage model offers our clients seamless access to industry- and geography-specific expertise across all products. This ensures that clients around the world receive the most informed strategic advice, comprehensive financial solutions and risk management services wherever they do business.

Aligned to the sector specialism approach in Corporate Banking, our industry coverage teams include, consumer retail, financial institutions, financial sponsors, healthcare, industrials, natural resources, power & utilities, real estate and technology, media & telecommunications.

Mergers and Acquisitions: Collapsed

Barclays' Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) group delivers strategic advice and services to companies worldwide on their most challenging and complex transactions.

The global team works in partnership with our industry coverage bankers to provide unique insights, expert tactical guidance and best-in-class execution to help clients grow and manage their businesses. Our M&A capabilities cover the entire spectrum of strategic options including acquisitions, defense/activism, divestitures, exclusive sales, fairness opinions, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts, mergers, restructuring, special committee assignments and spin-offs.

Debt Capital Markets: Collapsed

We are a leader in the investment grade fixed income markets and are perennially ranked among the top underwriters of fixed income securities worldwide. Our teams work with clients to develop and implement tailored solutions to their specific debt financing needs and collaborate with coverage bankers across sectors to originate and structure deals. Our capabilities span the spectrum of fixed income financing including: bonds, liability management, loans and securitised products.

Equity Capital Markets: Collapsed

Barclays’ global equity origination franchise has a proven track record spanning initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, block trades and private placements, as well as equity-linked products and share repurchases. Our equity origination bankers work with our corporate finance sector experts and syndication teams to originate, structure and market transactions. We pride ourselves on guiding issuers through the most challenging of market conditions at every step of the transaction.

Leveraged Finance: Collapsed

We are a leading global arranger and underwriter of debt capital in high yield markets, providing clients with strategic advice at each stage of debt issuance, including origination, structuring and syndication. Working closely with our risk management partners, we provide comprehensive financing solutions for non-investment-grade clients across all industry segments through the use of leveraged loans, high yield bonds, bridge financing and mezzanine debt products.

Risk Solutions: Collapsed

Our Risk Solutions Group provides the strategic and tactical risk management solutions to our clients to manage their exposure to all kinds of financial risks, including rates, FX and Enterprise Risk Management. Our team is fully integrated with our industry coverage partners, as well as our Corporate Bank, to deliver seamless solutions to clients around the world.

Important information

The products referred to in this webpage are subject to separate terms and conditions.

Talk to us

Find out more about Investment Banking by talking to your Relationship Director.

New to Barclays? Our experienced UK-based team can listen to your business need, offer assistance on-the-spot or put you in touch with the right specialist at Barclays. Call us on:

0800 015 4242*

Alternatively we can call you back or you can email us with your query.

How can we help?

To discuss switching to Corporate Banking at Barclays, call us on: 0800 015 4242 *