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Europe

Barclays is well placed to support your business with a strong focus across the continent. We’ve been operating in the UK for over 325 years and today have corporate banking centres in several other European markets, offering financial expertise and local knowledge.

Global Corporate Banking Services for Europe.

Barclays in Europe

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France

Barclays launched corporate banking operations in France in 2010, working alongside the Investment Banking division. Our dedicated, multilingual coverage team can connect you with product specialists to offer a range of solutions including cash management, risk management, trade and working capital, and debt finance. They can also provide access to our Corporate Banking centres in other European markets.

Germany

Barclays launched corporate banking operations in Germany in 2011, working alongside the Investment Banking division from our Frankfurt branch. Our designated Relationship Directors, together with our extensive knowledge of the local market, means that we are well placed to deliver a range of banking solutions to support your business.

Ireland

Operating in Ireland since 1978, Barclays has long-standing relationships with top-tier Irish corporates, overseas-parented global corporations and global financial institutions. We offer an extensive range of corporate products and services in addition to tailored solutions for large corporate clients.

Italy

Barclays launched in Italy in 2006 and we now employ more than 200 people across Corporate and Investment Banking. We offer a wide range of corporate and investment bank products and services in addition to tailored solutions for large corporate clients.

Netherlands

Barclays has operated in the Netherlands since 2001, and today we are able to support you by providing a range of corporate banking services, booked through our UK office. We also work closely with our investment banking division to provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a wide spectrum of solutions for their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs.

Portugal

Barclays has provided corporate banking services in Portugal since 1985. Our dedicated Relationship Directors offer both regional, and industry knowledge, as well as an understanding of the challenges facing large multinational businesses. We can support you in realising your opportunities and achieving your growth ambitions, whether domestically or internationally.

Spain

Operating in Spain for over 30 years, Barclays provides Global Corporates clients a range of corporate banking services (Debt Finance, Trade and Risk Management) booked through our UK offices, via dedicated Relationship Directors located in Madrid.

United Kingdom

Barclays has operated in the United Kingdom for over 325 years, and delivers products and services to around 23,000 corporate clients in the UK and Ireland. Your business can access the broad expertise of Barclays, including retail banking, investment banking products and services, and wealth and investment management.

A strong history and a bright future in your area

Our dedicated Relationship Directors offer both regional, and industry knowledge, as well as an understanding of the challenges facing large multinational businesses. We can support you in realising your opportunities and achieving your growth ambitions, whether domestically or internationally. 

Contact our team in Europe

If you’re a multinational business, financial institution or non-bank financial institution and you’re interested in our global corporate banking services, please contact us.

Photograph of David Farrow, Head of Global Corporates.

David Farrow
Head of Global Corporates

David joined Barclays in 1990 and has worked across London and the South of England in Retail, Business and Corporate Banking.

Prior to his current role, David was Managing Director for the Eastern region for five years.

He led a team of Relationship Directors across eight locations focusing on various industry sectors from manufacturing and technology to restaurants, law firms and agribusiness.

Contact our Europe team

Need to contact a specialist from our Europe team?

If you are outside the UK call us on:

+44 (0) 1606 563191

For calls within the UK

0800 015 4242*
Email our Europe team