Business profile
The RBC Capital Markets segment provides a wide range of investment banking, sales and trading, research and related products and services to corporations, governments, large commercial and institutional clients. It is comprised of Global Markets, Global Investment Banking and Equity Markets, Institutional & Investor Services and Other line of business, which consists of National Clients group, Research, and, aggregated under Global Credit, the non-strategic lending portfolio and centralized management associated with the segment’s core lending portfolios.

RBC Capital Markets

• Advance our leadership in Canada.
• Achieve sustainable leadership in the U.S. mid market.
• Become a leading trader and structurer of converging asset classes.
• Build a top-tier global fixed income bank.

Key operating highlights
•  Strengthened our global distribution and fixed income capabilities through the integration of RBC Dain Rauscher’s fixed income operations.
Continued to build our presence in U.S. investment banking with such landmark transactions as the US$600 million stock issue for Southwestern Energy Company, the largest secondary financing in the U.S. energy sector this year.
Announced the creation of a joint venture, RBC Dexia Investor Services, which will rank among the world’s top 10 global custodians. This transaction is expected to close in fiscal 2006.



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