News: Archive for 2013

Conclusion of successful exhibition at Museum of American Finance, NY

Posted on Thursday, 10th October 2013

"Barings in America: An Interactive Investment Experience" has recently closed at the Museum of American Finance (MOAF) in New York. The exhibition, which opened in December 2012, was extended from its planned closure date in April 2013. It was seen by more than 25,000 people.

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An evening with the Barings

Posted on Wednesday, 18th September 2013

Hampshire Record Office will be hosting a repeat of the successful "An evening with the Barings" event on Monday 23rd September from 5pm to 7.45pm.

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Baring Archive featured by Bloomberg News

Posted on Thursday, 7th March 2013


The Baring Archive has made the news in a Bloomberg article on the Falklands Referendum.

In 1824, Barings lead managed a £1 million bond for the State of Buenos Aires however, in 1828, the Argentine Government defaulted.

Remarkably, after some twenty years of negotiations, the Argentine Government offered to settle the debt by dropping their claim to the Falkland islands.

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Oral history extracts now available online

Posted on Friday, 1st March 2013

Extracts of a series of oral history interviews are now available in an online exhibition on The Baring Archive's website.

The extracts give an insight into what it was like to work at Barings from 1940 through to the 1990s. Topics covered include the Second World War, recruitment, computerisation, globalisation and the 1995 crisis.

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The Baring Archive in Hampshire

Posted on Monday, 18th February 2013

Until mid-March, visitors to Hampshire Record Office will be able to find out more about Barings. An exhibition to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the founding of Barings is now on display in the lobby of the records centre.

Barings was founded in 1762 by John, Francis and Charles Baring.

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TBAL celebrates foundation of Barings

Posted on Friday, 18th January 2013

On the evening of Monday 7th January 2013 The Baring Archive held a symposium and reception to mark 250 years since the establishment of John and Francis Baring & Co on Christmas Day 1762.

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