Powering growth in the UK across sectors
Discover how Barclays' Investment Bank is helping facilitate development and connections between sectors of the economy throughout the UK. Read our at-a-glance case studies, and explore in-depth details of the work we do around the country.
Consumer & Retail

In May 2017, Barclays helped Premier Foods raise £210m via the capital markets.
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In October 2017, Barclays co-ordinated the raising of a £300m secured bond for Yorkshire Building Society.
In September 2017, Barclays helped GlaxoSmithKline re-enter the capital markets by co-ordinating three bonds totalling €2.4bn for the pharmaceutical company.
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with GlaxoSmithKline  >
As part of Ardagh’s plan to acquire assets from Ball Corp/Rexam PLC, Barclays participated in the raising of £3bn of bond financing for the world-leading packaging company in April 2016.
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supporting UK industry  >
Resources & Utilities
Barclays helped energy company SSE raise €600m through the largest green bond ever issued by a UK corporate in September 2017.
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Real Estate & Leisure
Barclays helped issue £390m of debut bonds for Travelodge, the UK’s largest independent hotel brand, in April 2016. Barclays then supported them to issue £165m of Floating Rate Notes in April 2017.
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Travelodge's long-term growth >
In February 2017, Barclays employees launched ‘The Scale-up Journey’, a high growth and entrepreneur initiative providing access to financial and digital empowerment.
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Technology, Media & Telecoms
Read more about our work with UBM plc >
In March 2017, Barclays helped global B2B events organiser UBM plc raise $370m in finance via a combination of 5, 7 and 10-year bonds.
Education & Public Sector
Barclays helped the University of Leeds access the UK capital markets and raise finance for campus investment by arranging a £250m public bond in February 2016.
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the University of Leeds >