Global family office

Global family office

Invest in tomorrow and bring your vision to life

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 Investment and Corporate Bank1.

Why choose Barclays Private Bank?


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 high-profile innovation programmes, connecting you to over 1,000 venture capital  
    and growth stage companies
  • Direct investments offering: priority access to a diversified and unique set of opportunities sourced through our network
  • Private funds offering: carefully-selected and compelling private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure fund opportunities

Public markets

  • Our discretionary portfolio management service advocates investing with conviction and over the long term, and we actively seek diversification
  • You can also benefit from our thought leadership investment programme, including regular market commentary from our experts

We also offer a philanthropy service2, 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 range 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.


Capabilities at a glance


  • Private markets programme 
  • Institutional trading desk for direct execution 
  • Trading ideas
  • Macro-economic research
  • Advised funds and derivatives platform
  • Alternative investment programme 
  • Discretionary investment management 
  • Asset allocation guidance
  • Sustainable and impact investing 
  • Advisory investment service
  • Foreign exchange (FX)

Strategic solutions

  • Structured investment solutions, including with Barclays Corporate and Investment bank  
  • Corporate finance solutions, including for distressed assets, direct equity, debt and real estate requirements  
  • Co-investment opportunities  
  • Institutional debt and equity research 

Wealth advisory

  • Trusts  
  • Estate planning  
  • Complex corporate structuring  
  • Tax efficient investment 
  • Liquidity planning  
  • Retirement planning  
  • Family offices (establishment and review) 
  • Family business advisory  
  • Asset acquisition and disposal  
  • RND expertise  
  • Philanthropy service 


  • Residential real estate finance  
  • Commercial real estate finance  
  • Short term property finance  
  • Investment leverage and securities backed lending  
  • Loans  
  • Overdrafts 
  • Trade finance 
  • Portfolio finance  


  • Multi-jurisdictional transactional banking  
  • Liquidity/treasury management  
  • RND fully compliant platform  
  • Foreign exchange execution and hedging  
  • Digital reporting and execution capabilities  
  • Counterparty risk management

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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