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looking forward by looking back

“Throughout history, Barings has been a leader in providing global, innovative, diversified solutions to clients. This mission continues to drive the firm today, as much as it did in 1762.”

Tom Finke

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

1762

John and Francis Baring & Co.
(Barings) is established

1803

barings finances louisiana purchase

Barings bought this territory from France,
and sold it back to the
newly-formed United
States—nearly doubling the country’s size

1830s

barings commences direct
business with china

1824

barings manages first external
bond issue for argentina

1848

barings finances mexican
cession

(now southwest
portion of U.S.)

2016

Today’s Barings is Formed

MassMutual brings together Barings, Babson, Cornerstone and Wood Creek
to create one global, diversified asset management organization: Barings

2018

barings becomes member of
un global compact, in support of
un's sustainable development goals

Strengthens firm's social impact focus

Barings acquires Triangle Capital Corporation (renamed Barings BDC Inc.)

Publicly listed business development company
(BDC) making middle market investments

2019

barings launches barings social impact

Associate-led philanthropic and community service initiative

barings launches
barings investment institute

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