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February 7, 2017

Canadian pension assets move higher in 2016: RBC Investor & Treasury Services

Canadian defined benefit pension plans closed out 2016 with an annual return of 6.8 per cent, up from 5.4 per cent in 2015, according to the 50 billion RBC Investor & Treasury Services All Plan Universe, the industry’s most comprehensive universe of Canadian pension plans. Read more.

February 2, 2017

AXIO Capital mandates RBC Investor & Treasury Services as depositary for its new investment fund structure

Paris, February 02, 2017 – RBC Investor & Treasury Services, part of the Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE), has been mandated by AXIO Capital to provide custody services, holding liabilities and positions for AXIO CROISSANCE, a fund structured as a société de libre partenariat (SLP) with a variable share capital of €50 million. Read more.

January 19, 2017

RBC recognized as ‘Best Trade Finance Provider in Canada’ for fifth consecutive year by Global Finance magazine

TORONTO, January 19, 2017 — Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) (RBC) has been named ‘Best Trade Finance Provider in Canada’ for the fifth consecutive year by Global Finance magazine. Read more.

November 17, 2016

iBionext selects RBC Investor &Treasury Services to provide custody services for its new innovation fund

Paris, November 16, 2016 – RBC Investor & Treasury Services, part of the Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE), today announced that it has been selected by iBionext to provide custody services, holding liabilities and positions for its new ‘iBionext Growth Fund’ for institutional biotech investors. Read more.

November 10, 2016

RBC reveals garden for 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

London, UK, November 10, 2016 – Charlotte Harris to design her first show garden, drawing inspiration from Canada’s boreal forest and waterways in the 150th year of the Federation of Canada and to lead all-female design team. Read more.

November 3, 2016

Canadian pensions deliver second consecutive quarter of positive returns in Q3: RBC Investor & Treasury Services

Toronto, November 3, 2016 – Canadian defined benefit pension plans remained in positive territory in Q3 2016, according to the 50 billion RBC Investor & Treasury Services All Plan Universe, the industry’s most comprehensive universe of Canadian pension plans. Read more.

October 18, 2016

RBC Investor & Treasury Services expands global client coverage with Rosemarie Kriesel appointment in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, October 18, 2016 — RBC Investor & Treasury Services, part of Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE), today announced the appointment of Rosemarie Kriesel as a Managing Director, Global Client Coverage, based in Hong Kong. Read more.

September 29, 2016

RBC ranked top fund administrator globally for fourth consecutive year

London, September 29, 2016 – RBC Investor & Treasury Services, part of Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE), has been named the top fund administrator across the following five categories in this year’s influential R&M Fund Accounting and Administration Survey. Read more.

August 11, 2016

Canadian pension plan returns notably rebound in Q2

Toronto, August 11, 2016 - Global equity markets rebounded in Q2 2016 despite continuing economic uncertainty, lifting Canadian defined benefit pension plans into positive territory with returns of 2.9 per cent compared to Q1 2016 returns of -0.03, according to the $650 billion RBC Investor & Treasury Services All Plan Universe, the industry's most comprehensive universe of Canadian pension plans. Read more.

August 9, 2016

RBC Investor & Treasury Services expands Canadian client coverage team

TORONTO, August 9, 2016 - RBC Investor & Treasury Services, part of Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE), is pleased to announce the appointment of David Linds as Managing Director and Head of Asset Servicing Canada, Global Client Coverage. Mr. Linds is based in Toronto and reports to James Rausch, Head of Canadian Client Coverage. Read more.