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February 05, 2016 6:25 PM ET


Company Overview of Barclays Bank PLC

Company Overview

Barclays Bank PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The company offers personal banking, mortgages, wealth and investment management, and corporate banking services, as well as payments services, including credit cards and consumer lending for consumer and business customers. It also provides retail, wholesale, and business banking services; investment banking services; and insurance services, as well as origination-led and returns-focused market banking services. The company was formerly known as Barclays Bank International Limited and changed its name to Barclays Bank PLC in January 1...

1 Churchill Place

London,  E14 5HP

United Kingdom

Founded in 1925

132,300 Employees

Key Executives for Barclays Bank PLC

Chief Executive Officer, Director, Chief Executive Officer of Barclays Plc and Director of Barclays Plc
Age: 59
Group Finance Director and Executive Director
Age: 46
Group Chief Operating Officer
Group Chief Executive of Absa and Chief Executive of Barclays Africa
Age: 56
Chief Executive Officer of Personal and Corporate Banking
Age: 54
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Barclays Bank PLC Key Developments

Barclays Bank to sell some assets in France

Barclays Bank PLC wants to sell some assets in France.

Citi-CBA Reportedly Tie-Up On Institutional Equities Tipped

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) is reportedly believed to be expanding across Australia and New Zealand, with speculation that Citigroup could be in talks with Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) about a merger with its institutional equities division. CBA has been rumoured for some time to be looking to divest the operation, and has ap-proached a range of investment banks in the market about a potential tie-up, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch International Limited, Credit Suisse Group AG (SWX:CSGN) and Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC). Some believe that JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) could also be a candidate for a joint venture deal. However, the talk of a potential agreement has resurfaced in recent weeks, fuelling suggestions that more news on the bank's plans for the division could be coming soon. Sources on November 27, 2015, said that Citi had plans to increase its resources across Australia and New Zealand.

Barclays Bank PLC Reaches Settlements with New York State Department of Financial Services

Barclays Bank PLC reached a settlement with the New York State Department of Financial Services in respect of its investigation into Barclays' electronic trading of foreign exchange and FX electronic trading systems in the period 2009 to 2014. The DFS is imposing a civil monetary penalty of USD 150 million on Barclays Bank PLC, primarily for certain internal systems and controls failures.

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