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Barclays plc
Barclays Logo
Slogan Now there's a thought
Type Public
Founded 1896
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Key people Matthew Barrett, Chairman
Marcus Agius, Chairman-designate
John Varley, Chief Executive
Industry Banking
Products Banking
Investment banking
Investment management
Revenue £17.3 billion GBP (2005)
Employees 113,300 (2005)
Website www.barclays.com
Barclays Bank headquartersOne Churchill Place, Canary Wharf
Barclays Bank headquarters
One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf

Barclays PLC (LSE: BARC, NYSE: BCS, TYO: 8642 ) is the third largest bank in the United Kingdom. The bank can trace its roots back to 1690 in London. The name "Barclay" first arose in 1736. Today the bank is a global financial service provider operating in the UK, Europe, United States, Asia and Africa. The bank's headquarters are at One Churchill Place in Canary Wharf, in London's Docklands, having moved there in May 2005 from Lombard Street in the City of London. Barclays' US headquarters are in New York at 200 Park Avenue. From 2004 onwards Barclays has sponsored the FA Premier League and from 2006 the Churchill Cup Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1182x202, 18 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Look up Slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 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Barclays PLC is the holding company that is listed on the London, New York and Tokyo Stock Exchange. It consists almost solely of Barclays Bank PLC. The Source by Greyworld, in the new LSE building Paternoster Square. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) , also nicknamed the Big Board, is the largest stock exchange in the world in dollar volume and second largest by number of companies listed. ... The Tokyo Stock Exchange ), or TSE, is one of the largest stock exchange markets in the world by monetary volume located in Tokyo, Japan, second only to the New York Stock Exchange. ...


On the global stage, Barclays PLC is the largest bank in the world by total assets ($1.59 trillion), the 14th largest in the world by Tier 1 capital ($32.5 billion), and the 15th largest in the world by Market capitalization ($71.6 billion). In business and accounting an asset is anything owned which can produce future economic benefit, whether in possession or by right to take possession, by a person or a group acting together, e. ... Tier 1 capital is the core measure of a banks financial strength from a regulators point of view. ... Market capitalization, often abbreviated to market cap, is a measurement of corporate size that refers to the current stock price times the number of outstanding shares. ...

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History of Barclays

  • 1896 — several banks in London and the English provinces unite under the banner of Barclays and Co
  • 19051916 — acquisitions of small English banks extends the branch network
  • 1918 — Barclays amalgamates with the London, Provincial and South Western Bank
  • 1940-1945 European branches of Barclays Bank volunteered the names of their Jewish employees to Nazi authorties, and many of them ended up in the death camps
  • 1965 — Barclays establishes a US affiliate, Barclays Bank of California in San Francisco.
  • 1966Barclaycard launched, the first credit card in the UK
  • 1967 — Barclays unveils the first ATM cash machine
  • 1969 — acquisition of Martins Bank
  • 1986 — Barclays sells its South African operations under the Barclays National Bank name due to protests against Barclays involvement in a country that was under apartheid at the time.
  • 1986 — buys de Zoete & Bevan and Wedd Durlacher to form BZW, to take advantage of Big Bang on the London Stock Exchange
  • 1988 — Barclays sells Barclays Bank of California to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
  • 1994Edgar Pearce, the "Mardi Gras Bomber" begins a terror campaign against the bank
  • 1996 — buys Wells Fargo Nikko Investment Advisors (WFNIA) and merges it with BZW Investment Management to form Barclays Global Investors
  • 1998 — BZW business broken up, parts sold to Credit Suisse First Boston. Retains debt business which forms the foundation of what is now Barclays Capital.
  • 1999 — In an unusual move as part of the trend at the time for free ISPs Barclays launched an internet service called Barclays.net. This entity has since been taken over by British Telecom in 2001. [1]
  • 2000 — acquisition of Woolwich Plc (formerly the Woolwich Building Society)
  • 2001 — Barclays closes 171 branches in the UK, many of them in rural communities. Calls itself 'THE BIG BANK', this is quickly pushed under the carpet after a series of embarrassing PR stunts.
  • 2003 — Barclays buys American credit card company Juniper Bank from CIBC, re-branding it as "Barclays Bank Delaware". Acquisition of Banco Zaragozano, the 11th Spanish bank.
  • 2005 — Barclays seals £2.6bn takeover of Absa, South Africa's largest retail bank, acquiring a 54% stake on July 27
  • 2006 — Barclays purchases HomEq servicing corporation for $469 million in cash from Wachovia Corp.
  • 2006 — Barclays announces plans to re-brand Woolwich branches as Barclays, migrating Woolwich customers onto Barclays accounts and migrating back-office processes onto Barclays systems. The Woolwich brand will be used for Barclays mortgages.

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Constituents of the Barclays Group

An offshore bank is a bank located outside the country of residence of the depositor, typically in a low tax jurisdiction (or tax haven) that provides financial and legal advantages. ... Private banking is a term which covers both of the services which banks give to individuals usually with liquid wealth of above 1 million dollars, and also the division of that entity which does checking, savings, and loans for that clientele. ... The Channel Islands are a group of islands off the coast of Normandy, France, in the English Channel. ... The Barclaycard is a credit card associated with the Barclays Bank in the UK. It offers MasterCard and VISA versions. ... Barclays Capital is the investment banking division of Barclays Bank plc. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Barclays Global Investors is a division of British based Barclays Bank which specialises in asset management. ... Investment management, the professional management of various securities (shares, bonds etc) and other assets (e. ... The Woolwich was the trading name of the Woolwich Building Society, founded in 1847 as one of the first permanent building societies. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Absa Group Limited. ...

Personal Banking provided by Barclays

Barclays has many high street branches, where customers can pay-in and withdraw money and cheques into/from their accounts. Barclays provides paying-in books for this purpose. Barclays has also joined up with the Post Office Ltd to provide personal banking services to customers who live near a Post Office branch. The Post Office in Oxford. ...


Most Barclays branches have 24/7 ATM machines, which are called 'Hole in the Wall.'. Barclays customers and customers of many other banks can withdraw money and check their balance free of charge.


Barclays and their disability policy

Most high street Barclays branches have improved facilities for disabled users.


References

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