Barclays Plc. (BARC)

Barclays Plc- one of the largest in the UK and in the world of financial conglomerates with a wide presence in Europe, the USA and Asia. conglomerate transactions are carried out through its subsidiary Barclays Bank PLC, is the second largest UK bank assets

Main unit Barclays Plc:

Personal and corporate banking (Personal & Corporate Banking) – provides basic banking services to more than 16 million private clients as companies, from small private start-ups to large corporations.

Credit Card (Barclaycard) – are among the ten most popular in the world.

African division (Africa Banking) – Barclays Plc operates in 12 African countries, the most significant presence in South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Botswana and Zambia.

Investment Bank (Investment Bank) – carries out an initial public offering, is consulting in matters of mergers and acquisitions, and investment allocation. Barclays Capital- investment division of Barclays Bank Plc.

Unit non-core assets (Barclays Non-Core) – division is engaged in the sale of companies and securities, which have ceased to be the main directions of activity of Barclays Plc.

Barclays Bank is one of the five members of the “Golden fixing.”

In 2010, the list of the 50 most reliable banks in the world, published by the magazine Global Finance, the Bank placed deposits to 34 second among UK banks after HSBC.

In the list of Forbes Global 2000 of the world’s largest publicly traded companies for the 2015 Barclays took 404 th place, including 10th in terms of assets, 147th by market capitalization and 166th in terms of revenue.