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Corporate Banking Solutions for Leisure Operators

Leisure Operators

From cinemas, holiday parks and health clubs to casinos, golf courses and land based betting; our dedicated Relationship Directors understand the complexity and competitiveness of your sector and the bespoke leisure finance and specialist operational banking needs that your business requires.

Through our close working relationships with the other Hospitality and Leisure teams, our Relationship Directors can help you to deliver your growth plans, strategic objectives and operations efficiencies.

    30+ Years combined experience in the Leisure Operators sector.¹

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

  • valuable contacts through our relationships with trade associations and industry bodies
  • regular networking opportunities and industry events
  • in-depth analysis of the Leisure Operators sector trends from our
    in-house research team
  • industry-specific credit teams that understand your business

What we can offer

Through our close working relationships with Investment Banking, Barclaycard and the other Hospitality and Leisure teams, our Relationship Directors can help you to identify potential new business opportunities. It’s just one of the ways that we work proactively to support your business.

With Barclays, your business can benefit from day-to-day banking support through to corporate planning. Our Relationship Directors can also offer you finance drawn from across Barclays, including:

Foreign Exchange

Reduce the risk of the exchange rate volatility and benefit from our sector professionals who can offer you products that meet your FX requirements.

Interest Rates

Manage your exposure and sensitivity to interest rate movements with our range of hedging strategies.

Internet Banking

Enhance efficiencies and control while gaining access to your accounts at all times.

Liquidity Management

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


Efficiently make UK or international payments through our payments products and services, offering a choice of delivery methods and timescales.

Term Loan

Receive finance over a specified period for general business needs.

Contact our Leisure Operators team

Mike Saul – Head of Hospitality and Leisure

Mike Saul - Head of Hospitality and Leisure

Mike is head of the Barclays UK-based Hospitality and Leisure Team. With over 30 years of experience, he and his team support a wide-ranging client base with their dedicated specialist approach, industry knowledge, and sector-specific products and services.

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

1Source: Barclays, 2016

How can we help?

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