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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.
Posted on Thursday, 7th 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.
Posted on Friday, 1st March 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.
Posted on Monday, 18th February 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.
Posted on Friday, 18th January 2013
The Baring Archive is delighted to announce the opening of "Barings in America: An Interactive Investment Experince" at the Museum of American Finance in New York.
"Barings in America" will provide engaging details about Barings' significant US investments and their contributions to the growth of the nation and its industry.
Posted on Wednesday, 12th December 2012