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Corporate Banking Solutions for Insurance


From being the first sector team established at Barclays, our Insurance team has grown its presence and now has Directors operating in the UK, US, Western Europe, Asia and Middle East, offering in-depth banking expertise for insurance companies.1

We can offer your business the experience that comes from working with many of the sector’s top businesses, with a lead or active relationship with:

  • 80% of managing agencies at Lloyd’s of London1
  • 75% of the largest capital providers at Lloyd’s1
  • 80% of global brokers1
  • 70% of top 50 UK brokers.1
    100 Years combined experience in the Insurance sector.¹

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

  • A full corporate banking service in the UK, with products and services available for all sectors of the global insurance market
  • Support in key insurance and reinsurance domiciles
  • Sector-dedicated seminars to keep you updated on information specific to the insurance market
  • Access to our Investment Bank and Barclaycard businesses.

Focused expertise across the sector

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

  • General and life insurance
  • Brokers (international and UK)
  • Non-life speciality
  • Lloyd’s market
  • Run-off specialists
  • Protection and indemnity clubs.

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 Management

Optimise your working capital with products and cash pooling techniques that enable you to efficiently manage funds, payments and collections.

Investment Banking

Who offer comprehensive financial advisory, capital raising, financing and risk management services to insurers worldwide.


Our Barclaycard division offers a range of tailored solutions for making and accepting payments.


Access an extensive range of finance products to fund a variety of needs. This includes: senior debt term (syndicated or bilateral) or revolvers and catastrophe liquidity lines.

Foreign Exchange

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

Letters of credit

Our trade products are bespoke to the insurance sector, such as reinsurance letters of credit and funds at Lloyd’s letters of credit.

Online banking services

Our digital banking solutions cater to the needs of your organisation through our suite of online and electronic banking services.

Contact our Insurance team

James Morris – Head of Insurance

James Morris – Head of Insurance
James heads up our specialist Insurance coverage team in the UK. 

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

James has 18 years of international banking experience having worked in various leadership, strategy and client coverage roles in the UK, Asia and Africa.

The Insurance business is organised into three discrete sub-sectors:

  1. General & Life Insurance
  2. Brokers (International & UK)
  3. Non-Life Specialty

The business primarily focuses on client coverage but is also involved in shaping the industry through collaboration across Barclays to develop applications for new technologies, end-to-end payments, and innovation.

To find out what our Insurance team can do for your business, email James or call our dedicated team on 0800 015 4242*

1Source: Barclays, April 2017

How can we help?

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