ASF 2013 Sponsor Descriptions


With a fully integrated business that spans origination, sales, trading and research, Barclays delivers unparalleled expertise and innovation to issuer and investor clients across the spectrum of securitized products. The firm consistently ranks at or near the top of the league tables for consumer asset-backed securities and has pioneered the development of the non-traditional ABS market, successfully applying securitization technology to an range of collateral including restaurant franchise fees, timber and film distribution fees.

In the mortgage arena, Barclays is consistently the top underwriter of covered bonds across multiple geographies, has played in instrumental role in reviving the non-agency US RMBS market while continuing to grow its share of the CMBS market. As a compliment to its leading origination platform, the firm’s sales and trading business has been cited in leading industry surveys for commanding top market share and providing valuable liquidity to investors, while its Institutional Investor-ranked research analysts deliver cutting edge analysis and market insights to investors.

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, we operate in over 50 countries and employ over 140,000 people. We provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs and our clients benefit from access to the breadth of expertise across Barclays. We’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, and wealth and investment management.

Barclays offers premier investment banking products and services to its clients through Barclays Bank PLC. For more information, please visit