Investment Bank

Banking

We offer comprehensive financial advisory, capital raising, financing and risk management services for corporations, governments and financial institutions worldwide.

Our offering

Applying deep expertise across sectors, regions and products, we create customised, sophisticated strategies to help clients achieve their goals.

Industry and geography coverage

Our coverage teams are at the heart of our originiation-led Investment Banking strategy with an integrated coverage model that offers clients seamless access to industry- and geography-specific expertise across all products. This ensures that clients around the world receive the most informed strategic advice, comprehensive financial solutions and risk management services wherever they do business.

Our industry coverage teams include:

  • Consumer Retail
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial Sponsors
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Media & Communications
  • Natural Resources
  • Power & Utilities
  • Real Estate
  • Sustainable & Impact Banking
  • Technology

Our geography coverage teams offer local expertise in a variety of countries across the globe. Together with our industry coverage teams, they offer the full spectrum of investment banking services with global reach.

Products

Clients around the globe rely on Barclays to originate, structure and execute financing, advise on complex transactions and provide solutions to help manage exposure to a range of financial risks. Coupled with the expertise of our industry and geography-specific coverage teams, our product teams deliver bespoke strategic solutions that help clients achieve their ambitions.

Our M&A group delivers strategic advice and services to companies worldwide on their most challenging and complex transactions. The global team works in partnership with our industry coverage bankers to provide unique insights, expert tactical guidance and best-in-class execution to help clients grow and manage their businesses. Our M&A capabilities cover the entire spectrum of strategic options, including:

  • Acquisitions
  • Defense / Activism
  • Divestitures
  • Exclusive sales
  • Fairness opinions
  • Joint ventures
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Mergers
  • Restructuring
  • Special committee assignments
  • Spin-offs

We are a leader in the investment grade fixed income markets and are perennially ranked among the top underwriters of fixed income securities worldwide. Our teams work with clients to develop and implement tailored solutions to their specific debt financing needs and collaborate with coverage bankers across sectors to originate and structure deals. Our capabilities span the spectrum of fixed income financing including:

  • Bonds
  • Liability management
  • Loans
  • Securitised products
Barclays’ global equity origination franchise has a proven track record spanning initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, block trades and private placements, as well as equity-linked products and share repurchases. Our equity origination bankers work with our corporate finance sector experts and syndication teams to originate, structure and market transactions. We pride ourselves on guiding issuers through the most challenging of market conditions at every step of the transaction.
We are a leading global arranger and underwriter of debt capital in high yield markets, providing clients with strategic advice at each stage of debt issuance, including origination, structuring and syndication. Working closely with our risk management partners, we provide comprehensive financing solutions for non-investment-grade clients across all industry segments through the use of leveraged loans, high yield bonds, bridge financing and mezzanine debt products.
We are a leading global arranger and underwriter of debt capital in high yield markets, providing clients with strategic advice at each stage of debt issuance, including origination, structuring and syndication. Working closely with our risk management partners, we provide comprehensive financing solutions for non-investment-grade clients across all industry segments through the use of leveraged loans, high yield bonds, bridge financing and mezzanine debt products.

Igniting growth with our clients

Our financial advice and access to investment capital helps transform clients' business ideas into long-term growth and innovation. Together, those ideas are the fuel that ignites progress for the global economy and society. Take a look at our client stories to find out how.