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Barclays Capital
Type Investment bank
Founded 1997
Headquarters United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom
Industry Finance
Products Financial services
Net income $10.334 billion USD (2007)
Total assets US $ 2.686 trillion (2008)
Employees 23,000[1]
Parent Barclays Plc
Website BarCap.com

Barclays Capital is a leading global British investment bank. It is the investment banking division of Barclays plc which has a balance sheet of over £1.2 trillion (2008 BARCAP figures). Barclays Capital provides financing and risk management services to large companies, institutions and government clients. It is a primary dealer in U.S. Treasury securities and various European Government bonds.

Barclays Capital is led by CEO Robert (Bob) Diamond, an American who had been vice-chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston prior to joining Barclays. Barclays Capital had 2004 income of GBP 3.4 billion/USD 6.4 billion primarily driven by the structured tax and rates businesses. Barclays Bank as a whole had 2004 income of GBP 13.9 billion/USD 26.4 billion.

Barclays Capital (Barcap) has offices in over 29 countries and since the acquisition of Lehman Brothers' main U.S. division in September 2008, employs over 20,000 people.[2] This has significantly increased Barclays Capital's presence in the North Americas.[3]

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