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Barclays Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Risk Management
Investment Bank


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 origination-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 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.


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 execution services 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
  • Across debt capital markets, 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.

  • Our Risk Solutions Group provides the strategic and tactical risk management solutions to our clients to manage their exposure to all kinds of financial risks, including rates, FX and Enterprise Risk Management. Our team is fully integrated with our industry coverage partners, as well as our Corporate Bank, to deliver seamless solutions to clients around the world.

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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.

Our insights

Access the latest perspectives on sector and market trends from our Banking experts.

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Related information


Delivering differentiated market insights, actionable ideas and collaborative Research across asset classes.


Providing execution and risk management across every major asset class in every region.

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Contact Us 

Learn more about our operations worldwide and find local contacts.

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