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Scotland

Barclays is proud to support businesses across Scotland. We continue to invest in our local and industry knowledge across the country to help our clients achieve success today and in the future.

A strong history and a bright future in Scotland

  • We’ve had a dedicated corporate banking team in Scotland for over 30 years1 and offer considerable expertise in Oil and Gas, Real Estate, Agribusiness, Manufacturing, Retail and Wholesale, Hospitality and Leisure, Education, Public Sector, Transport and Logistics, and Technology, Media and Telecoms
  • You can take advantage of our experience, with three dedicated points of contact, including an experienced Relationship Director. Each member of our team is committed to their own small portfolio, allowing them to get to know your business and recognise your needs. We can offer a broad range of products, including traditional banking services, along with innovations such as Pingit
  • We’ll minimise disruption to your business if you move your banking to Barclays. Our dedicated on-boarding manager has 25 years of experience and will work with you to ensure a smooth transfer. You’ll also have access to services from across Barclays

A trusted partner in Scotland

  • The John Wood Group PLC – An international energy services company, headquartered in Aberdeen, serving the oil & gas and power generation industries in 50 countries. They have banked with Barclays for over 15 years and we provide treasury, trade and debt facilities to the Group
             
  • Morph Costumes - is a large fancy dress brand. With over 1.5m Facebook fans, their range of products are sold online as well as by retailers in over 50 countries globally. Barclays have been a banking partner to Morph Costumes since start-up in 2009 and provide traditional banking services, FX, treasury and Trade Loans which have helped facilitate the growth of the business.
     
  • Ogilvie Group – a family-owned business with diverse companies including fleet hire, telecommunications, construction and residential development, the group was looking for a banking partner who could grow with them. Barclays provided an asset finance line to the fleet business and an enhanced three-year revolving credit facility to refinance and increase their working capital, giving them the ability to continue their growth plan

Meet our Scottish regional team

Jamie Grant, Head of Region, Scotland & Northern Ireland

Jamie Grant, Head of Region, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Jamie is a qualified Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years’ experience in corporate banking; he was appointed to Head of Corporate Banking for Barclays in 2012. He was initially recruited from HBOS to join Barclays in 2005 to help start up the Structured Finance Team.

Jamie has been involved in several high profile deals in the UK and was named the Emerging Dealmaker of the Year in 2006 and was nominated as Banker of the Year in 2008. Jamie led the recent Barclays commitment of a new £500m fund which has been introduced to address gaps in the current supply of finance for businesses in Scotland.

Contact our Scottish regional team
Email Jamie or call our dedicated team on 0800 015 4242*

1Source: Barclays, August 2012
2Source: Barclays client survey 2012

Contact our Scottish team

Need to contact a specialist from our Scottish team? Call us on:

0800 015 4242*
Email Jamie Grant, Head of Scotland and Northern Ireland