Case Study

Barclays Case Study - Essence

  • Essence is at the cutting edge of a dynamic industry, providing international digital marketing solutions to some of the world’s leading companies
  • Having increased turnover from £7.9m in 2008 to £148m in 2013, they were looking for a bank with in-depth knowledge of working with fast-growing companies
  • At a crucial time in Essence’s development, the transition to the new bank had to be seamless Barclays, with a wealth of relevant experience, was the natural choice
  • ‘They made it really easy for us to move our business to them, and their input has made planning for our next level of expansion a lot smoother’. (Matt Isaacs, CEO, Essence)

‘We were looking for a bank who could bring industry expertise and business acumen to the table to support us through a phenomenal period of growth. Our experience with Barclays has given us explicit trust in their support.’ (Matt Isaacs, CEO, Essence)