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Global family office

Global family office

Invest in the future, and create it

Why just invest for the future, when you can help create it? At Barclays Private Bank, we connect global family offices to the fastest growing private companies shaping today and tomorrow. We hand-pick investment opportunities based on our deep understanding of your interests and long-term objectives, whether that’s to create a more sustainable world or safeguard wealth for future generations.

Alongside exclusive investment opportunities across public and private markets, our clients have access to international private banking, wealth advisory and philanthropy services.

At every step of our relationship, you’ll experience the benefit of working with a strong and stable partner. To your office, we’ll bring our operations in over 40 countries, as well as access to our network across the Barclays Group and beyond, including our award winning Corporate and Investment Bank.

In today’s remarkable world, our clients do more than invest in the future. They can use their wealth to shape it, by accessing global networks and investment opportunities from across the Barclays Group ecosystem.

Effie Datson

Global Head of Family Office, Barclays Private Bank

Why choose Barclays Private Bank?

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Remarkable companies; unique opportunities

These are the trailblazers and challengers making breakthroughs, redefining economies and positively changing the world around us. Whether that's artificial intelligence, agritech, proptech, fintech, sustainable or societal pioneers, we can provide you with the following opportunities:

Private markets

  • Exclusive introductions to the great companies of the future through our sponsorship of various networks, with over 1,000 venture capital and growth stage companies
  • Direct investments offering: priority access to a diversified and unique set of opportunities sourced through Private Bank Direct Investment Platform and our Investment Bank Private Placement Team
  • Private funds offering: carefully-selected and compelling private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure opportunities. 

Public markets

Sustainable and impact investing

Barclays is committed to financing a sustainable future and to engaging our clients in the journey. We take a rounded approach to sustainability, with investment solutions incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. We can offer you exceptional opportunities and sustainable investment portfolios that have top quartile performance compared to our UK peer group. We manage sustainable portfolios for our endowments, foundations and family office clients.

We also offer a leading philanthropy service, with bespoke and expert advice. From finding inspiration and setting objectives, to establishing the right connections and assessing your legacy.

Curated access to our Investment and Corporate Bank

Benefit from a bespoke package of services as well as exclusive access to our Corporate and Investment Bank, from curated market opportunities to financing and capital-raising solutions. Your Private Banker will also give you access to insights and expertise from across the Barclays Group, allowing your family office to benefit from the full power of one of the world’s leading universal banks.

Our whole group, supporting you

We’ve been supporting global families and their offices for over three centuries. Your dedicated Private Banker will manage and connect you to a team of finance experts so you can benefit from the scale and reach of our banking group and wider network.

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Capabilities at a glance

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It all begins with a conversation

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 £5m (or local currency equivalent) with us.

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