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From funding the world's first industrial steam railway in 1819, to unveiling the world's first automated teller machine in 1967, Barclays has had a string of firsts to it's credit in its more than 300 years of history.
In India, Barclays plc is one of the largest UK employers and employs over 23,000 people spread across it's banking, technology and shared services operations.
Barclays Bank plc, which has had a branch presence in India since 1990, has achieved market leading positions in it's chosen lines of business that include Corporate Banking & Investment Banking. Barclays has been a Top 5 arranger of domestic debt since 2010 and a Top 3 arranger of offshore bonds in 2012. The M&A advisory business ranked at No. 4 in 2012. Barclays' commitment to growing it's India franchise is best demonstrated by the over $800million of capital it has invested in the bank in India, among the largest capital commitments by any foreign bank.
Wealth & Investment Management, which operates through Barclays Securities & Investments Pvt Ltd (BSIPL), has attained a leading position within just five years of being set up and has been voted the Best Private Bank in India by The Asset for three years in a row.
Through it's subsidiaries - Barclays Shared Services and Barclays Technology Centre India - the Barclays Group employs high-quality talent that supports the bank's global operations and technology development.
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