At a Glance

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(1), RBC I&TS has been rated by our clients as the #1 global custodian for eight consecutive years(2) and is a financially strong partner with among the highest credit ratings globally(3).

Our clients benefit from our long-standing experience and specialized expertise:

  • A worldwide network of offices across four continents, with operational centres of excellence providing service support across the globe
  • Part of Royal Bank of Canada, one of the strongest banks in the world(3) and one of the top 10 banks globally based on market capitalization(4)
  • Offshore provider with centres of excellence in Luxembourg and Dublin and 30 years’ UCITS expertise
  • Award-winning fund accounting and transfer agency services(5)
  • Award-winning fund administration capabilities for real estate and private equity clients(6)
  • Foreign exchange expertise and currency hedging solutions designed to support clients in achieving best execution(7)
  • Top-rated securities lending and finance services focused on efficiently maximizing client returns(8)
  • Canadian leader in cash management, correspondent banking and trade finance for financial institutions(9)
  • Custody services across 87 global markets
  • Fund administration services in 11 global markets
  • Leading voice in industry regulation and market best practices
  • 100+ years of history in providing investor and treasury services
  • Global industry recognition with top ratings for client service in industry client satisfaction surveys(2)

Products and Services

RBC I&TS’ product and service offering includes custody, fund/investment administration, shareholder services, performance measurement and compliance monitoring, distribution, transaction banking (including trade finance, insourced solutions and broker dealer services), and treasury and market services (including cash/liquidity management, foreign exchange services and global securities lending).

(1) RBC quarterly results released August 22, 2018
(2) Global Custody Survey, Global Investor ISF, 2011 to 2018, unweighted
(3) Standard & Poor’s (AA-) and Moody’s (Aa2) ratings of Royal Bank of Canada as of August 22, 2018, compared to the top 10 global custodians by AUA
(4) Bloomberg as at August 2018
(5) R&M Fund Accounting and Administration Survey 2013-2017
(6) Real Estate Fund Administrator of the Year, Global Investor Awards 2018
(7) For mandated FX and currency hedging, RBC I&TS has hit rate of 100% as it is an outsourced solution
(8) Global Investor ISF Beneficial Owners Survey 2015
(9) SWIFT Watch, August 2017 & Global Finance 2018