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Corporate Banking Solutions for Funds

Funds

Our dedicated Funds team operates globally and has a core focus on clients across the EMEA region and the US. We also offer extended coverage and specialised support to clients in key global centres for the funds sector.

Our sector-specific Relationship Directors have an average of 16 years’ experience1 in banking, and can support your business requirements across the entire Funds spectrum.

    16 years average Relationship Director experience.¹

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

  • Access to products and services across the entire investment lifecycle, including investor, distributor, fund manager and fund
  • Insight and expertise in digital and innovation, for example our funds net settlement service, developed in collaboration with Calastone. With an account structure covering both client money and non-client money, it can help you automate your funds settlement process, achieve significant efficiency gains and reduce settlement times
  • Valuable networking opportunities through our long-standing relationships with key sector bodies and access to our series of regular focused industry seminars and articles. We also regularly participate in external industry specific events and can share this content with you
  • Support in key financial centres, including Dublin, Scotland, Luxembourg, the Channel Islands and Mauritius
  • Access to a range of products and services from across Barclays, including Investment Banking, Wealth and Investment Management and Barclaycard.

Focused expertise across the sector

To better meet your business requirements, our Relationship Directors have a dedicated focus within the sector:

  • Asset managers
  • Wealth managers
  • Mutual funds
  • Private equity funds
  • Hedge funds and alternative funds
  • Pension funds
  • Investment platforms and platform administrators
  • Fund administrators
  • Transfer agents.

What we can offer

In addition to our Relationship Directors’ dedicated focus and sector expertise, they can offer you access to a range of products from across Barclays, including:

Bonds, Guarantees and Indemnities

Demonstrate your financial credibility and tender competitively for business with bonds and guarantees issued by Barclays.

Cash Management

Optimise your working capital with solutions that enable you to efficiently manage liquidity, payments and collections.

Cash Pooling

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

Corporate Lending

Benefit from a wide range of finance products to grow your business, recapitalise, refinance and consolidate debt.

Foreign Exchange

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

SWIFTNET Corporate Access

Gain greater control and global visibility of accounts with this fully integrated platform.

We can also provide products and services specifically aligned to the Funds sector, such as subscription and redemption accounts, client money management services, working capital lines, subscription lines, and leading FX services across distribution, funds and share class hedging.

Contact our Funds Team

Andrew Fenton – Head of Funds and Asset Management

Andrew Fenton – Head of Funds and Asset Management
Andrew Fenton is Head of the Asset Management team where he is responsible for managing the bank’s UK relationships within the asset management and funds sector and delivering innovative corporate banking solutions to meet clients’ needs.

With over nine years’ banking experience, Andrew has previously held roles at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan, where he was responsible for growing the NBFI franchises and providing corporate banking product solutions to clients. Prior to joining JP Morgan, Andrew specialised in FX for eight years in the UK, New Zealand and Canada.

To find out what our Funds Team can do for your business, email Andrew 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 *