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2021 Vault Rankings

At a Glance


"Upper management is strong"


"Destructive politics"

The Buzz

"Well respected on the Street"

"Strong bulge bracket firm"

"Regaining its former prestige"

About Barclays Bank

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.

Why Work Here

Why Work at Barclays?

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses – acting with integrity and empathy, championing innovation and sustainability for the common good and the long term. We are at our best when our clients, customers, communities and colleagues all progress.

Barclays Bank

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

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Public
Stock Symbol: BARC
Stock Exchange: LSE
CEO, Barclays PLC: James "Jes" Staley
2020 Employees (All Locations): 83,500

Major Office Locations

Headquartered in London and New York with many global locations