News: Archive for 2022
Posted on Monday, 16th May 2022
The Baring Archive is pleased to announce that a PhD scholarship focussed on the role of slavery in the British financial sector is being offered in partnership with the University of Leeds.
Posted on Tuesday, 26th April 2022
A letter in the Baring Archive provides an insight into the trade of what we might regard as an unusual commodity - bird poo. Guano is the accumulated excrement of seabirds and is a highly effective organic fertiliser.
Posted on Monday, 14th March 2022
In the 1920s Barings, acting with two other London merchant banks, lead-managed several sterling bond issues for the Brazilian Government and for Brazilian state governments. One issue of note was the 1922 £7 million 7.5% 30-year bond issued for the United States of Brazil Government.