RBC Investor & Treasury Services Appointed Custodian by Starlight Investments Capital LP

TORONTO, Ontario, October 9, 2018 – RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS), part of Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) today announced it has been appointed as custodian for Starlight Investments Capital LP (“Starlight Capital”), providing custody, fund administration and shareholder services.

Based in Toronto, Starlight Capital is a newly formed independent asset management firm. Starlight Capital’s initial mandates focus on providing differentiated solutions around underrepresented sectors in Canadian investors’ portfolios, beginning with real assets through the Starlight Global Real Estate Fund   (NEO:SCGR) and Starlight Global Infrastructure Fund (NEO:SCGI) available both as a mutual fund and an ETF.

Graeme Llewellyn, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Starlight Capital said, “Starlight Capital uses a disciplined investment approach and is focused on providing an exceptional client experience. We are pleased to partner with RBC Investor & Treasury Services who we believe reflects this type of diligent asset servicing approach. We look forward to working with RBC as we continue to source, structure and execute compelling investment opportunities.”

“Our new mandate with Starlight Capital demonstrates our ability and industry reputation to effectively partner with clients to deliver strong custodian, fund administration and shareholder services,” said David Linds, Managing Director, Head, Asset Servicing Canada, RBC Investor & Treasury Services, RBC. “We remain committed to providing best-in-class products and services for our clients in order to adapt to their evolving needs and market conditions, and deliver an enhanced experience.

About RBC Investor & Treasury Services
RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS) is a specialist provider of asset services, a leader in Canadian cash management and transaction banking services, and a provider of treasury services to institutional clients worldwide, with over 4,000 employees in 17 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. We deliver services which safeguard client assets, underpinned by client-centric digital solutions which continue to be enhanced and evolved in line with our clients’ changing needs. Trusted with CAD 4.2 trillion in client assets under administration as at August 22, 2018, RBC I&TS has been rated by our clients as the #1 global custodian for eight consecutive years and is a financially strong partner with among the highest credit ratings globally.

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. Our success comes from the 84,000+ employees who bring our vision, values and strategy to life so we can help our clients thrive and communities prosper. As Canada’s biggest bank, and one of the largest in the world based on market capitalization, we have a diversified business model with a focus on innovation and providing exceptional experiences to our 16 million clients in Canada, the U.S. and 34 other countries. Learn more at rbc.com.‎


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For more information, please contact:
Briana D’Archi
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