Will Barclay’s Top Institutional Shareholders Be Banking on This Acquisition?

Barclays (NYSE:BCS) gets deposits (10.9 billion pounds) and mortgages (5.6 billion pounds) through its acquisition of ING Direct UK, a unit of ING (NYSE:ING). The price has not been disclosed. ING Direct employees numbering 750 and about 1.5 million customers will transfer to Barclays.

Will Barclays’s largest shareholders increase their holdings?  These institutional firms indicated owning shares of Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) in Q3 2012. They reported owning a total of 488,961 shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $13.87 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Barclays PLC at the end of September 30th, 2012.

Kempner Capital Management Inc. held 240,625 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $3,337,469. This brought the portfolio total to 1.32%.

BB&T Corp held 132,149 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,832,907. This brought the portfolio total to 0.08%.

Texas Capital Bancshares Inc/TX held 44,499 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $617,201. This brought the portfolio total to 0.46%.

Connable Office Inc held 22,914 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $317,817. This brought the portfolio total to 0.1%.

Calvert Investment Management Inc. held 20,314 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $281,755. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

Galaxy Capital Trading Ltd held 15,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $208,050. This brought the portfolio total to 0.14%.

1st Global Advisors Inc. held 13,460 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $186,690. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

Tradeworx Inc. held 0 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $0. This brought the portfolio total to %.

Fisher Asset Management LLC held 16,077,791 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $165,601,250. This brought the portfolio total to 0.48%.

Price T Rowe Associates Inc /MD/ held 13,064,288 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $134,562,169. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

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