RBC Investor & Treasury Services appointed custodian for Coin Capital Investment Management Inc.’s newly launched ETFs

TORONTO, October 22, 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 custodian by Coin Capital Investment Management’s Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) which launched on September 20, 2018. RBC I&TS will also provide fund accounting and fund administration services.

Coin Capital is the investment and portfolio management division of Toronto-based Coinsquare Ltd., a trading platform for digital assets. Their ETFs focus on emerging technologies, such as blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI) and nanotechnology.

This new relationship with Coin Capital Investment strongly reflects RBC I&TS’ focus to provide our clients with the knowledge and expertise needed to move their evolving business forward. Our continued investment in technology ensures we enhance the value of data to create innovative and insight-based solutions that transform the way we interact with our clients and the asset servicing marketplace.

"We are excited to partner with RBC I&TS as our ETF custodian and look forward to expanding our relationship as we continue to grow our innovative investment offering in the emerging technology sector," said Lewis Bateman, CEO of Coin Capital. 

“RBC I&TS’ deep understanding of the fast-growing ETF market, along with our strong custody and fund accounting and fund administration services, enable us to provide clients like Coin Capital with best-in-class services and client experience,” said David Linds, Head, Asset Servicing Canada, RBC Investor & Treasury Services. “We’re pleased the Coin Capital has selected RBC I&TS to manage their evolving ETF needs.”

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
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For more information, please contact:
Briana D’Archi
+1 416 955 5658