Middle East and North Africa

We have deep roots in the region and provide a wide range of services to individuals, businesses and family offices.

Regional strength, global reputation

In the Middle East and North Africa, we have been supporting individuals, businesses and economies for over 150 years. Our Private Bank continues to support family offices, high-net-worth individuals and ultra-high-net-worth individuals with Private Banking services, helping them preserve and grow their wealth for future generations.

At the same time, our Corporate Bank supports businesses and corporations reach their objectives by providing them with specialised services such as trade finance, cash management, debt finance and credit facilities. And our Investment Bank continues to provide comprehensive financial advisory, capital raising, financial structuring, risk management and execution services to corporations, governments and financial institutions.

Overall, Barclays is a driving force in the MENA banking space and is committed to delivering Barclays’ global platform and sector expertise to local MENA markets.

Collaborating with you, worldwide

We recognise that every client has unique needs. That’s why we get to know you before making recommendations and creating a wealth strategy for your future.

The focus of this relationship is your Personal Banker, who will work closely with you and other carefully selected advisors and wealth specialists from inside and outside the bank. Together they will help you achieve your financial ambitions.

In addition to our platform in Dubai, our clients in the region can access Barclays’ platforms in Geneva and London, as well as other services across the bank. The full resources of Barclays Group are at your disposal, providing an integrated approach and access to our worldwide corporate banking and investment banking activities.

Your next step

We can meet your needs through our four product areas: banking and credit solutions, strategic solutions, investment services, and wealth advisory. You also have the benefit of our philanthropy service and our innovative digital banking platform.

From everyday banking to more specialist and bespoke requirements, we will collaborate with you to protect, grow or pass on your wealth. Take a look at our services and feel free to talk to us at any time about becoming a client.

Contact your local team


Become a Private Bank client in the Middle East and North Africa

Discuss your needs with us and find out how we can help you achieve your goals. We serve clients who can establish an investment portfolio of at least £5 million (or local currency equivalent) with us.


Already a client? We’re here to help

General enquiries
Telephone : + 971 (4) 365 2900*

Email general enquiries
Email us at: contactmena@barclays.com

Telephone opening hours 09:00 to 18:00 (local time, Sunday to Thursday)

Online banking issues
For accounts booked through the UK, telephone0808 169 9205^ or 020 7574 3003* (lines are open 24/7)

For accounts booked through Switzerland, telephone: +41 (0)22 819 5112* (opening hours: 09:00 to 18:00, Switzerland time)

Email us about online banking issues
Email us at: Privatebankclientservices@barclays.com