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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.

    15 years average Relationship Director experience.¹

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

  • Support in key markets including the US, Ireland and Western Europe
  • 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
  • Stockbrokers
  • Non-physical delivery FX brokers
  • Non-standard consumer finance
  • Crowd funding / peer-to-peer lending
  • Specialist mortgage providers and servicers
  • Debt collection
  • Securitisation services.

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

Joanne Preston – Head of Specialist Finance

Joanne Preston – Head of Specialist Finance
Joanne started her career as a graduate management trainee at Lloyds Bank. She then continued to work in the Corporate Bank within Lloyds, initially heading up the Trade Finance product team, before moving into various different coverage roles. In 2011, she moved into the Lloyds Financial Markets division, running the national Liquidity Advisory team. 

Joanne joined the Barclays NBFI team in 2013 and is now Head of Specialist Finance where she is responsible for businesses in the standard and non-standard consumer finance sector, mortgage origination and servicing sectors, together with securitisation transactions within the Corporate Bank. Joanne sits on the NBFI leadership team and has additional responsibilities which stretch into regulation and control, as well as leadership of the analyst teams across the various NBFI sectors.

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

1Source: Barclays, March 2017

How can we help?

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