Barclays PLC

28 Apr 2011 17:08 GMT

Barclays completes acquisition of Egg’s UK credit card assets

Further to the announcement on 1 March 2011, Barclays Bank PLC has today completed the acquisition of Egg’s UK credit card assets.


About Barclaycard

Barclaycard, part of Barclays Bank PLC, is a leading global payment business that helps consumers, retailers and businesses to make and take payments flexibly, and to access short-term credit and point of sale finance.

The company is a pioneer of new forms of payments and is at the forefront of developing viable contactless and mobile payment schemes for today and cutting edge forms of payment for the future. Barclaycard also partners with a wide range of organisations across the globe to offer their customers or members payment options and credit.

Key facts published in February 2014:

  • total number of Barclaycard customers: 35.5m
  • total number of Barclaycard clients: 374,200
  • total payments processed in 2013: £254bn