Investment Banking provides a broad range of financial products and services, focusing on client-driven and high-return businesses. They include global securities sales, trading and execution, prime brokerage and capital raising and advisory services, as well as comprehensive research. Our clients include corporations, governments, institutions and private individuals around the world. Our approach is to focus on building relationships with companies we believe in, relationships in which the value greatly exceeds the total of the transactions we’ve completed on our clients’ behalf.
Trust is one of the most important assets your business has — the trust of your customers, your stakeholders and your partners. As the financial advisor to leading middle market companies worldwide, we know exactly how valuable that trust can be when it comes to navigating strategic and financial alternatives both at home and abroad. We’ve been providing clients with straightforward, insightful and candid advice for over 80 years. As a leading, full-service investment bank, we draw on our deep industry expertise, comprehensive financial advisory and capital markets capabilities, and extensive transaction experience to generate outstanding outcomes for our clients.
Our clients expect and demand industry expertise. In fact, the degree to which your investment bank understands your industry is the degree to which they can deliver successful outcomes for you. Our bankers combine advisory expertise with deep industry knowledge, resulting in successful outcomes for our clients.
Mergers and Acquisitions
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.
Debt Capital Markets
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.
Equity Capital Markets
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.