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Barclays PLC: Strategic Corporate Assessment - Strategy, SWOT Analysis and 5-year Financial Insights with In-depth Company Profile Product Image

Barclays PLC: Strategic Corporate Assessment - Strategy, SWOT Analysis and 5-year Financial Insights with In-depth Company Profile

  • Published: August 2008
  • Region: Global
  • 41 pages
  • Datamonitor

Barclays is a UK-based financial services group, with large presence in Europe, the US, Africa and Asia. In 2006, it generated total net revenues of £22,170 million from its primary activities namely banking, investment banking and investment management. This profile offers a comprehensive review of Barclays operations and performance.


- Contains corporate strategy, value chain presence and SWOT Analysis

- Provides detailed business description, segment analysis, 5-year financial trends, key products and key competitors

- Includes information on suppliers/ partners, shareholding structure and key employees with biographies

Highlights of this title

In 2006, the company created a global retail and commercial banking (GRCB) segment by bringing together UK banking, international retail and commercial banking and Barclaycard. GRCB gives Barclays a single point of strategic direction and control to these businesses.

Barclays attempted to acquire ABN AMRO in 2006, but, it was outbid by a consortium led by Royal Bank of Scotland. This step temporarily stalled Barclays plans to expand in Asia. However, Barclays has taken several other READ MORE >

Overview 1
Catalyst 1
Summary 1
Company Structure 5
Company Overview and Key Facts 5
Business Description 6
History 9
Company Locations and Subsidiaries 11
Company Financials 13
Overview 13
Revenue by Division 13
Revenue by Geography 14
Products and Services List 16
Competitors and Strategic Business Relationships 17
Top Competitors 17
Shareholding Structure 17
Strategy 18
Vision 18
Mission 18
Company View 18
Strategy 19
Corporate Social Responsibility 22
SWOT Analysis 23
Overview 23
Strengths 23
Weaknesses 25
Opportunities 26
Threats 28
Key Employees 31
List of Employees 31
Key Employee Biographies 32
Financial and Operational Overview 38
Financial Summary 38
Appendix 41
Ask the analyst 41

Table 1: Barclays - Key Facts 5
Table 2: Barclays - Other Locations and Subsidiaries 11
Table 3: Barclays- Revenue by Division 14
Table 4: Barclays- Revenue by Geography 15
Table 5: Barclays- Products and Services 16
Table 6: Barclays - Top Competitors 17
Table 7: Barclays- Key Shareholders 17
Table 8: Barclays- SWOT Analysis Summary 23
Table 9: Barclays- Key Employees 31
Table 10: Barclays - Financial Statements Summary 38
Table 11: Barclays - Other Key Statistics and Ratios 39
Table 12: Barclays - Overview of Operating Segments 40

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