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Barclays Bank
Company nameBarclays PLC
Company typePublic limited company
Financial services
HeadquartersOne Churchill Place,
Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleMarcus Agius
(Group Chairman)

Robert Diamond
(Group Chief Executive)
ProductsRetail banking
Commercial banking
Investment banking
Investment management
Private Equity
Revenue£31.440 billion (2010)
Operating income£6.065 billion (2010)
Net income£6.1 billion (2011)
EmployeesApproximately 145,000 (2011)
SubsidiaryBarclays Bank PLC

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Barclays PLC (Lse - BARC, Nyse - BCS) is a global banking and financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. As of 2010 it was the world's 10th-largest banking and financial services group and 21st-largest company according to a composite measure by Forbes magazine. It has operations in over 50 countries and territories across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America and around 48 million customers. As of 30 June 2010 it had total assets of -1.94 trillion, the third-largest of any bank worldwide (after BNP Paribas and HSBC).

Barclays is a universal bank and is organised within two business 'clusters': Corporate & Investment Banking and Wealth Management, and Global Retail Banking. The Corporate & Investment Banking and Wealth Management cluster comprises three business units: Barclays Capital (investment banking), Barclays Corporate (commercial banking) and Barclays Wealth (wealth management). The Global Retail Banking cluster comprises four business units: Barclaycard (credit card and loan provision), Barclays Africa, UK Retail Banking and Western Europe Retail Banking.

Barclays' primary listing is on the London Stock Exchange and it is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange.

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