January 2019

Dealmakers 2019: RBC Capital Markets Recognized for Leading Total Financings

The Financial Post’s annual Dealmakers feature looks at the top storylines and table rankings across a broad range of Canadian corporate dealmaking. It unveils the big deals and the financial institutions behind them. Last year, Canadian dealmaking saw a pull back as volatility in the markets and adversity in the oilpatch combined to curb sales of shares and bonds.

RBC Capital Markets topped Financial Post's Dealmakers 2019 rankings in the All Financings, Corporate Full Credit and Corporate Debt Full Credit categories.

Derek Neldner

Despite market volatility, close to $360 billion in debt and equity was raised by Canadian issuers in 2018, with RBC Capital Markets leading the way in total financing. Derek Neldner, Head of Global Investment Banking for RBC Capital Markets, discusses the tough market conditions and our ability to top the league tables by acting as bookrunner on 213 deals for a total of more than $51 billion.

Financial Post Dealmakers 2019

How Bay Street raised $360B despite volatility

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