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Barclays PLC is a global financial services company engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs nearly 139,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

Barclays Bank PLC operates in three business segments: Global Retail Banking, Corporate & Investment Banking and Wealth Management.

Total assets: GBP 1,48 billion (as of December 31, 2023).
Net profit: GBP 1,297 million (2013), GBP 845 million (2014), GBP 623 million (2015), GBP 1,394 million (2018), GBP 1,530 million (2020), GBP 6,213 million (2022), GBP 5,316 million (2023).

HQ: London, UK
Founded: 1690
ID: 219. Updated: 08.05.2024

  • Press Releases
  • 22.02.2019 Barclays PLC posted attributable profit of £1,394 million in 2018, versus a loss of £1,922 million in the previous year. The company will pay a final dividend of 6.5 pence per share.
  • 08.07.2015 Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC (Barclays) announce the departure of Antony Jenkins as Chief Executive and the appointment of John McFarlane as Executive Chairman pending the appointment of a new Chief Executive.
  • 09.10.2012 Barclays Bank PLC announces that it has agreed to acquire the deposits, mortgages and business assets of ING Direct UK. Read more
  • 27.04.2011 Barclays PLC reports first quarter 2011 net profit of £1.01 billion (approx. US$ 1.67 billion), compared to £1.07 billion in the first quarter 2010 (down 5.94%).
  • 15.02.2011 Barclays PLC reports full-year 2010 net profit of £4.6 billion (approx. $7.1 billion) compared with net profit of £3.5 billion in 2009 (up 30%).
  • Head office: 1 Churchill Place, London, ENG E14 5HP
  • Phone: +44 (0) 20 7116 1000
  • Fax: +44 (0) 20 7116 7665
  • Key people: C.S. Venkatakrishnan (Group CEO)
  • Company type: Public (LSE: BARC, NYSE: BCS)

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