News: Archive for 2013
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.