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Corporate Banking Solutions for Technology Sector

Technology

The Technology sector is fast-paced and continually evolving. Our dedicated Relationship Directors are familiar with the complexity and competitiveness, and will work closely with you to meet your specific business requirements.

By working with software and computer services businesses in the FTSE350 and the leading European data centre businesses, we have gained valuable knowledge, experience and contacts as a Technology sector bank that can benefit your business.

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

  • valuable networking opportunities through long-standing relationships with key sector bodies and our series of regular industry seminars
  • in-depth analysis of Technology trends from our in-house research team1

Our Technology expertise

To be more closely aligned to your specific business requirements, our Relationship Directors dedicated areas of focus include:

  • Software – we offer finance to producers of bundled and/or unbundled software applications, for business and consumer use
  • Data Centres – we offer corporate banking products and services to data centres in the UK
  • IT Services – from data processing to web design, we cover providers of computer and internet-related services to businesses and consumers
  • Computer Gaming – a field of rapid growth, we work with businesses that create platforms for games played via an online computer network

What we can offer

In addition to our Relationship Directors’ dedicated focus and sector expertise, we offer Technology development finance from across the Barclays group, 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 and Acquisition Finance

Fund growth and acquisitions in confidence with the support of our specialist finance team.

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.

Risk Solutions

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

Term Loan

Receive finance over a specified period for general business needs.

Working Capital

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

Contact our Technology team

Sean Duffy – Head of Technology, Media and Telecoms

Sean Duffy - Head of Technology, Media and Telecoms

Sean has been at Barclays for more than 10 years and has spent most of his time in Corporate Banking. He leads the Technology, Media and Telecoms team for Barclays. Sean graduated with a first class Honours degree in Physics and a PhD in Mathematical Physics. On leaving academia he trained as an actuary before moving across to banking.

Sean held a number of strategic and operational roles before he moved into corporate banking over 10 years ago. Sean has spent his career at blue-chip companies, including Prudential and AON.

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

1Source: Please note that this in-house research team is not the research department of Investment Banking and the materials used are not investment research.

How can we help?

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