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Corporate Banking and Finance Services for Manufacturing Sector


With a large team of dedicated Relationship Directors nationwide, your business can benefit from specialist, local expertise.

From food and drink to metals and machinery, electrical and electronic to chemicals and pharmaceuticals, our relationships with the leading businesses across the Manufacturing sector ensures we understand your needs and enables us to stay ahead of this continually evolving sector.

    15+ Years providing a dedicated Manufacturing team.¹

We are committed to our role as a corporate manufacturing bank and are very active in the sector. With an industry focus on sustainability, supply chain risk and high-value manufacturing in today’s environment, we are well placed to help your business achieve its objectives.

As one of our Manufacturing clients, you can also take advantage of:

  • valuable contacts through our relationships with the trade press, key business influencers and major industry bodies, such as the Engineering Employers Federation
  • regular networking opportunities, industry events and our sponsorship of key sector conferences
  • in-depth analysis of Manufacturing trends from our in-house research team
  • frequent sector insights through our weekly e-newsletter and monthly online newsletters
  • industry-specific credit and product teams that understand the Manufacturing sector, and the finance you need to grow within it

What we can offer

We can meet both your day-to-day banking needs and longer-term financial requirements. In addition to their industry knowledge and strategic support, our Relationship Directors can provide you with access to Investment Banking and finance drawn from across Barclays, including:

Asset Finance

Finance to help you fund new equipment or vehicles, enabling you to maximise performance or growth.

Cash Management

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

Corporate Lending

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

Working Capital

Ease cashflow fluctuations with a range of products that can support you in covering everyday expenses or planning for growth.

Contact our Manufacturing team

Mike Rigby – Head of Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics

Mike Rigby – Head of Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics

Mike joined Barclays in 2008 as a Relationship Director on the Manufacturing team. After two years in the Bank he was offered a leadership role in the broader Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics team and in 2012 was promoted to Head of Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics.

Mike heads up a team of sector specialist Relationship Directors in addition to having responsibility for the sector nationally within Corporate Banking.

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

Source: Barclays, August 2015

How can we help?

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