Barclays capital's upward curve

Barclays Capital has vaulted into the debt market league tables in the US by reinvesting in profitable businesses and delving into deep pockets to attract the right talent. As the firm completes its debt line-up in the US with a new leveraged finance desk, Dalia Fahmy asks where next for the DCM group under head Peter Goettler


Barclays Capital has come a long way in the US. Just five years ago, the investment banking division of the London-based financial conglomerate had 1,000 employees who dabbled in credit and interest rate products, occasionally supporting the UK operations but barely making a dent on Wall Street.

Today, the firm has elbowed its way to the front ranks of the American debt market: it is now the fifth-largest underwriter of investment-grade corporate debt in the US - excluding self-funding

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