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Corporate Banking for Professional Sport Sector

Professional Sport

Your business can benefit from the experience and knowledge our Relationship Directors have gained from providing Professional Sport industry banking to sport governing bodies, sport clubs and other high-profile clients.

As one of the few UK banks to offer a dedicated Professional Sport team, we are committed to your sector. Our Relationship Directors work closely with several sports governing bodies and we can provide you with valuable contacts through these relationships.

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

  • in-depth analysis of Professional Sport sector trends from our in-house research team
  • industry-specific credit teams that understand the challenges and opportunities of your sector, and the finance you need to grow within it

What we can offer

From day-to-day operational services all the way to global sports banking, we can offer your business strategic support and bespoke finance, including funding and development finance and sophisticated risk settlement services.

Bonds, Guarantees and Indemnities

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

Debt Capital Markets

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

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.

Internet Banking

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

Interest Rates

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

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.

Sterling and Currency Deposits

Manage your working capital and surplus fund strategy efficiently with our expert support and wide selection of deposits.

Term Loan

Receive finance over a specified period for general business needs.

Contact our Professional Sport 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 Professional Sport team can do for your business, email Mike or call our dedicated team on 0800 015 4242*

How can we help?

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