Royal Bank of Canada
RBC Headquarters, Toronto  

Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) (TSX: RY, NYSE: RY) is the largest bank in Canada by market capitalization and the second largest by assets. It is among a small group of highly rated global banks. With over 76,300 employees, RBC serves more than 16 million customers through a network of over 1,430 branches and 4,900 ATMs in Canada, USA and 38 other countries. The company has strong market positions in five business segments: Personal & Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, Investor & Treasury Services, Capital Markets and Insurance. Personal & Commercial Banking provides personal banking services and certain retail investment services in Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Wealth Management business serves affluent, high net worth and ultra high net worth clients around the world and has over 4,000 financial consultants and trust officers in 24 countries. RBC Wealth Management is one of the world’s top 5 largest wealth managers. Investor & Treasury Services segment provides asset, custody, payments and treasury services for institutional investors worldwide. Insurance segment provides life and health insurance, property and casualty insurance to customers across Canada. RBC Capital Markets is a premier investment bank that provides a range of products and services to corporations, institutional investors and governments through over 70 offices across North America, Europe, the UK and the Asia-Pacific region. In 2013, RBC completed acquisition of the Canadian subsidiary of Ally Bank. In July 2015, RBC agreed to sell Royal Bank of Canada (Suisse) SA, its Switzerland-based private banking business, to SYZ Group. In November 2015, RBC acquired City National Corporation, the US financial institution with 75 offices in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada, New York City, Nashville and Atlanta. As of September 30, 2015, City National Corp had assets under management or administration of $59.4 billion. Royal Bank of Canada was established in 1864 in Halifax and is headquartered in Toronto. As of January 31, 2016, the Bank's total assets amounted to C$1.2 trillion, loans C$518.4 billion and deposits C$769.6 billion. RBC was named second Safest Bank in North America and sixteenth safest bank globally by Global Finance magazine (2015). The company has strong credit ratings: AA- by Standard & Poor’s, Aa3 by Moody’s and AA by Fitch (May 2016).

Royal Bank of Canada Awards

Global Retail Bank of the Year (2014, 2015) (Retail Banker International)
Bank of the Year in Canada 2014 (The Banker)
Best Trade Finance Bank in Canada 2015 for the third consecutive year (Global Finance)
Best Private Banking Services Overall in Canada for eight years in a row (Euromoney)
Recognized as #1 most valuable brand in Canada (Brand Finance)
Recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Canada for 2015 (Great Place to Work® Institute)
#1 bank in the Caribbean and in Trinidad and Tobago based on Tier 1 Capital 2015 (The Banker)
Best Private Bank in Canada and the Caribbean 2014 (Professional Wealth Management)
10th largest by global investment bank fees (Thomson Reuters Global Investment Banking Review, First Half 2015)
Global #1 Trusted Investment Bank and #2 for Expertise and Skills (The Economist, 2014)
Best Investment Bank in Canada across Equity, Debt and M&A for 7th consecutive year (Euromoney, 2014)
Best Global Issuer, Covered Bonds (GlobalCapital – The Cover, 2014)
Best Bank for Fixed Income Research and Strategy (Technical Analyst Awards, 2015)
Top 5 Global Wealth Manager by assets (Scorpio)
Best Private Banking Services Overall – Canada, Cayman Islands, Jersey (Euromoney)
Leading Canadian Private Bank; Best Wealth Structuring Offering (Family Wealth Report Awards)
Institutional Trust Company of the Year (Citywealth Magic Circle Awards)
Top 25 Most Admired Companies (Private Client Practitioner)
Best Bank-owned Brokerage Firm in Canada (International Executive Brokerage Report Card)

RBC Wealth Management locations

RBC Capital Markets locations

RBC Head office address:
200 Bay St., Royal Bank Plaza
Toronto, Ontario
M5J 2J5, Canada
Phone: 1-888-212-5533
Toll Free: 800-769-2599
Fax: 416-955-7800