Strategic solutions

Finding the right solutions

We can enhance your returns through a wide range of exclusive investment opportunities from across Barclays Group and beyond.

As a Private Bank client, you're at the centre of our powerful global network. We’ll find exclusive and specialist investment opportunities from both our Corporate Bank and our award-winning Investment Bank, as well as from our multinational partners and clients.

Below are just some of our focus areas.

Corporate finance and customised solutions

Customised solutions draw on our expertise in investment banking:

  • Advice to raise debt and equity, and for M&A activity
  • Help raising finance against real estate, equity stakes or other holdings through our Investment Bank or external counterparties
  • Solutions for clients with large portfolios or loan exposure for hedging against interest rate or FX risk
  • Exposure to capital markets via our Investment Bank trading desks, systems and services.

Direct investments

These are for sophisticated investors who can carry out their own investment decisions. Our direct investments team will introduce you to pre-screened opportunities offering:

  • A variety of asset classes including private debt and equity and deal structures such as co-investments and joint ventures
  • A diverse range of deals covering different structures, sizes, regions and industry groups.

Real estate

We offer access to a wide range of investment opportunities in the property sector:

  • Direct deals offering access to off-market properties and portfolios with a global remit and a typical value of £10m to £200m +
  • Access to Core, CorePlus, Value Added, and Opportunistic strategies through our dedicated real estate funds platform
  • Segregated mandates providing a tailored approach to investing in real estate
  • Co-investment opportunities allowing you to invest alongside principals and other investors in a passive or active capacity.

Private equity

Our private equity funds provide you with investment opportunities typically reserved for institutional investors to help you diversify your portfolio:

  • Access to private equity through fund of funds, single-manager funds, PE-linked structured notes and listed funds
  • Other investment strategies include real assets, special situations, buyout and venture capital.


  • Investments can fall as well as rise in value. Your capital or the income generated from your investment may be at risk
  • Real estate, private equity and direct investments carry greater risk than other asset classes.

It all begins with a conversation

If you would like to discuss your financial needs with our experts, then please don’t hesitate to contact us.

We serve clients who can establish an investment portfolio of at least £5 million (or local currency equivalent) with us.

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