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Corporate Banking Solutions for Mining and Metals Businesses

Mining & Metals

Based in London – and present in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America – our experienced Mining and Metals team can support your business growth at a domestic and global level.

Through the knowledge and experience gained from supporting Mining and Metals businesses for over 12 years, across more than 50 countries, our Relationship Directors can help you to manage major issues like currency prices, new trading partners/operating locations, working capital pressures and environmental concerns.

As one of our Mining and Metals clients, we can also offer you:

  • international support through our operations in more than 50 countries worldwide, including our considerable experience in Africa
  • access to the products and services of Investment Banking and Wealth and Investment Management through your Relationship Director
  • regular networking opportunities through our involvement with industry events in London and South Africa, such as the African Mining Indaba
  • valuable perspective and information from our in-house commodities and sector equity research team

What we can offer

We specialise in supporting junior to multi-national corporate clients with all their treasury, financing and operational requirements.

In addition to their industry knowledge and strategic support, our Relationship Directors can provide you with access to Investment Banking and finance from across the Barclays group to meet your needs through the cycle, including:

Cash Management

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

Cash Pooling

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

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.

Liquidity Management

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

Risk Solutions

Benefit from the expertise of dedicated professionals and an integrated approach to managing a variety of risks.

Trade Finance

Improve your cashflow and your trading potential both in the UK and overseas.

We can also offer you products particularly suited to your sector, such as Risk Hedging, Offshore Corporate Capabilities and Wealth Management.

Contact our Mining and Metals team

Barry Benton – Global Relationship Director

Barry Benton – Global Relationship Director

Barry leads the Mining & Metals Team for Corporate Banking. He has worked at Barclays for over 40 years, predominantly supporting large corporates based in Africa, Russia and the Middle East. Over the last 25 years, Barry has had responsibility for managing the banking relationships for African and mining and metals companies.

Based in London, Barry oversees the banking for a wide range of global mid-tier and diversified majors within the mining sector, coordinating the delivery of a suite of products and services; ranging from cash management and trade finance, to working capital lending and liquidity structures.

To find out what our Mining and Metals team can do for your business, email Barry 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*