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Corporate Banking Solutions for Financial Intermediaries

Specialist Finance

From clearing houses to stockbrokers, specialist lenders to mortgage service providers, broker dealers to securitisation, we can offer your business wide-ranging industry expertise and experience.

There are a wide variety of businesses within the Specialist Finance sector and your business can benefit from our experience of working with leading companies and stockbrokers.

    12 years average Relationship Director experience.¹

As one of our clients, we can also offer you:

  • Support in key markets including New York, Dublin, Western Europe and Africa
  • Dedicated product experts who can help you minimise exposure to exchange rate fluctuations; manage the security of, and access to, liquidity; mitigate risk; ensure payment security, and maximise your working capital
  • Access to our products and services such as SWIFT and Barclays.Net, alongside innovative Barclays technology, including BARX and Pingit, to support your collections and disbursements business
  • Access to the wealth of expertise from across Barclays, including corporate cards, Investment Banking and wealth and investment management – helping to support you with your strategic advisory, financing, risk management, international and private banking and fiduciary services.

Focused expertise across the sector

To be more closely aligned to your specific business requirements, our Relationship Directors have dedicated areas of focus:

  • Consumer Finance
  • Non-Standard Consumer Finance
  • Crowd Funding / Peer to Peer Lending
  • Specialist Mortgage Providers and Servicers
  • Debt Collection
  • SecuritisationTrust and Securitisation.

What we can offer

We recognise the range of requirements within the sector. Working closely with you, your Relationship Director will be able to assist you in providing a combination of services to support your business needs.

Cash Pooling

Optimise the efficiency of your working capital with our Cash Pooling techniques.

Debt Capital Markets

Origination and structuring of fixed income securities to meet specific needs.

Liquidity Management

Improve the management of your surplus cash through our suite of day-to-day and long-term deposit products.

Foreign Exchange

Reduce the risk of exchange rate volatility and benefit from the proactive, strategic approach of our specialist team.

Foreign Exchange

Reduce the risk of exchange rate volatility and benefit from the proactive, strategic approach of our specialist team.

Trade Finance

Improve your cashflow and your trading potential both in the UK and overseas.

Contact our Specialist Finance Team

Philip Bowkley, Head of Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFI)

Philip Bowkley – Head of Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFI)
Philip has global accountability for Corporate Banking client coverage of insurance, specialty finance, funds, asset managers and FinTech companies. 

The NBFI coverage team has presence in the US, UK, Asia, Africa, Western Europe and the Middle East, and provides an extensive range of banking solutions including cash management, trade finance, liquidity, debt and FX.

In addition to his sector leadership responsibilities, Philip also leads the Global Transaction Banking innovation team, which has been instrumental in the development of the Barclays/Calastone sterling Net settlement solution and in developing applications for mobile payments, new technologies and services to the industry.

Philip has 15 years of international banking experience having worked in various strategy, leadership and client coverage roles both in the UK and Africa. Prior to banking, Philip worked as strategy consultant focused on M&A.

To find out what our Specialist Finance Team can do for your business, email Philip or call our dedicated team on 0800 015 4242*

1Source: Barclays, March 2016

How can we help?

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