I'm part of the Debt Capital Markets team within our Banking division – a specialist team that focuses on originating and executing cross-border financing transactions, such as international bonds from Japanese issuer clients. The work we do is fast-paced but there's also a strong emphasis on developing long-term client relationships.
In light of the increasingly globalised economy,
financing through international capital markets has become a strategically
important challenge for Japanese companies. To achieve their potential, they
need a banking partner who understands both the markets and their own
Global politics, monetary policy, economic situations and
changing regulations. There are so many factors that influence international
capital markets. By keeping track of them all and evaluating their potential
impact on our clients' plans, we're able to provide them with the best possible
Barclays on the whole is a fast-growing business, so when
you join as a graduate you can expect outstanding career development
opportunities. The level of responsibility you're given at such an early stage,
and the friendly, non-hierarchical nature of the organisation combine to create
an environment where you can learn and progress at a tremendous rate.