Barclays PLC

1 Churchill Place,
London, E14 5HP
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7116 1000
www.barclays.com

Barclays PLC is a UK-based financial services company. Barclays offers consumer and business lending, insurance, money transmission, credit, and financial advisory services. Barclays was formed in 1896 and is based in London.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $802M $802M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - 1 - - 2
vol $125M $125M
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Largest Standard Life Bank plc
$348M (2009-10-26)
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Largest Barclay's Bank of California
$125M (1988-01-16)

According to our data here at Mergr, Barclays has acquired 3 companies. It has also divested 2 assets.

Barclays’ largest acquisition to date was in 2009, when it acquired Standard Life Bank for $348M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1988, when it sold Barclay s Bank of California to Wells Fargo for $125M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (67%) and insurance (34%).

When analyzing the financial services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 527 financial services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 25 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic financial services acquirer over the past 3 years is AFH Financial Group, with 11 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the financial services sector over the past 3 years is The Carlyle Group with 6 platform acquisitions.

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