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2019 Vault Rankings

At a Glance


"Upper management is strong"


"Destructive politics"

The Buzz

"The best in fixed income"

"Layoffs; reducing focus on investment banking"

"Up and coming; starting to make waves in the US"

"Lehman integration has been challenging"

About Barclays Investment Bank (Americas)

Barclays Investment Bank, a core business of Barclays PLC, provides advice, financing, and risk management solutions to companies, governments, and institutions worldwide. The firm helps move capital between those who need it and those looking to generate a return on investment. Barclays Investment Bank operates through three main divisions: banking, markets, and research.

The firm's banking teams offer clients access to industry- and geography-specific expertise across all products, providing clients with informed strategic advice, comprehensive financial solutions, and risk management services wherever they do business.

The markets division provides execution, prime brokerage, and risk management services across a wide range of asset classes, including equity and fixed income, currency, and select commodity products. 

The firm's global team of more than 750 research analysts covers numerous disciplines, asset classes, and regions. 

Behind every deal, trade, and division are the firm's functions and technology teams. These teams contribute the technology, policies, and frameworks that help Barclays operate efficiently and effectively in a competitive industry.

Barclays Investment Bank (Americas)

745 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 526-7000


Employer Type: Public
Stock Symbol: BARC
Stock Exchange: LSE
Chairman, Barclays PLC: John McFarlane
CEO, Barclays PLC: James "Jes" Staley
2015 Employees (All Locations): 19,800

Major Office Locations

New York, NY
Atlanta, GA
Menlo Park, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Toronto, Canada
Calgary, Canada

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