Industry Coverage

With over 1,000 investment banking professionals, we cover all major industry sectors across our core markets. These highly experienced, sector-focused professionals work to truly understand clients’ objectives and with that provide value on every transaction and trade. Learn more about our areas of sector expertise.

Our Communications, Media & Entertainment bankers have a long track record providing advisory services and financing to clients, having successfully structured and executed complex transactions - both large and small. Clients around the globe receive in-depth industry experience paired with full capital markets capabilities in all major markets. Our sector expertise includes:

  • Broadcasting
  • Cable, Wired & Wireless Telecommunications
  • Data Infrastructure
  • Digital Media
  • Diversified Media & Cable Networks
  • Film & Television Entertainment
  • Information & Marketing Services
  • Towers

Our Consumer & Retail bankers, located across North America, the UK, Europe and Asia-Pacific region, combine deep industry knowledge with an extensive capital markets and strategic advisory track record to generate results for our clients. Our professionals are trusted and savvy advisors who cover the following sectors:

  • Consumer Products
  • Convenience & Discount Retail
  • Food & Beverage
  • Food Retail & Distribution
  • General Merchandising
  • Household & Personal Care
  • Multi-Unit Consumer Services
  • Restaurants & Food Service
  • Softlines & Apparel
  • Specialty Retailing

Our Global Energy Group is an integrated investment and corporate banking team comprised of over 220 experienced professionals dedicated to the oil & gas sector. With leading global market share across both debt and equity financing, and M&A advisory, our worldwide presence includes offices in Calgary, Hong Kong, Houston, London, New York, Sydney and Toronto. We are uniquely positioned to provide local expertise and global execution in the following areas:

  • Exploration & Production
  • Master Limited Partnerships ("MLPs")
  • Midstream & Energy Infrastructure
  • Oil Field Services
  • Refining & Marketing

Acquisitions & Divestitures

Through Houston-based RBC Richardson Barr and Calgary-based RBC Rundle, we provide seamless cross-border execution to E&P companies looking to acquire or dispose of assets. We are a leading A&D advisor and deliver technical insights and expertise with specialists in geology and engineering.

Our Financial Institutions Group provides advisory services and financing solutions to a wide array of financial institutions worldwide. Our global team of over 100 professionals works closely with dedicated product specialists to leverage RBC’s full-service platform and deliver comprehensive solutions including M&A advisory, equity and debt financing, structured finance and derivative solutions focused on risk management. Our sector expertise includes:

  • Asset & Wealth Management Firms
  • Banks & Depository Institutions
  • Closed-End Funds
  • Exchanges & Market Infrastructure
  • Financial Technology
  • Insurance
  • Specialty Finance & Lending

RBC Capital Markets provides sophisticated solutions for private equity funds and investors. We work to deliver a broad range of banking, financing and advisory capabilities to our clients in a seamless, integrated manner across our global platform. Our professionals work with financial sponsors to advise and execute transactions such as mergers & acquisitions, IPOs, secondary offerings, financings and recapitalizations. Our focus is on meeting the unique needs of financial sponsors in a competitive, fast-changing marketplace, where an experienced financing partner can add significant value and create unique opportunities.

Our Healthcare bankers provide clients with deep industry expertise delivered through an integrated, global investment and corporate banking team. We have a dedicated team of over 40 professionals providing a full range of financing and advisory services. Our industry knowledge, combined with outstanding client service and execution, has resulted in recurring transactions for our clients as they successfully migrate through each stage of growth. We cover the following sectors:

  • Acute & Post-Acute Providers
  • Biotechnology
  • Distribution & Pharmaceutical Outsourcing
  • Healthcare Information Services
  • Large Cap Pharmaceuticals
  • Managed Care & Payor Services
  • Medical Technology
  • Specialty & Generic Pharmaceuticals

Our Industrial & Diversified Services bankers offer clients a full suite of financing and advisory services. Through thoughtful, strategic idea generation and exceptional capital markets execution, our teams are viewed as trusted financial advisors by our clients. We serve clients throughout North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific and cover the following sectors:

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automotives
  • Building Products & Construction
  • Capital Goods
  • Chemicals
  • Distribution
  • Homebuilding
  • Industrial Services
  • Industrial Technology
  • Metals
  • Paper & Packaging
  • Transportation & Logistics

Our Mining & Metals Group is an integrated team of over 100 highly experienced professionals located in all of the world’s major mining centres – Toronto, London, Vancouver, New York, Sydney, Hong Kong and Beijing. Our team provides extensive expertise and deep industry knowledge to meet the diverse needs of both institutional investors and corporate clients. We assist our mining clients through a full suite of services including advisory / M&A, equity and debt capital raising, lending, restructuring, risk management (foreign exchange, derivatives, and commodities), sales, trading and research.

As one of the largest dedicated mining teams, our professionals are able to execute globally and cover a broad range of sectors:

  • Gold & Precious Metals
  • Base Metals
  • Bulk Commodities
  • Agriculture & Fertilizers
  • Diamonds & Industrial Minerals
  • Royalty and Streaming Companies
  • Mining Services

Our Power, Utilities & Infrastructure Groups provide financial advice to a diverse range of public and private sector clients involved in building, owning and operating essential service infrastructure. With teams located in North America, Europe Australia and Asia, we offer clients insightful advice, bring a competitive advantage on funding solutions, and assist in navigating complex investment decisions. We provide a full suite of buy and sell-side M&A, capital structure and government advisory, equity and debt capital raising, lending and syndication for clients and opportunities across the following sectors:

  • Regulated Electric, Gas & Water Utilities
  • Infrastructure, Pension & Selective Private Equity Funds
  • Independent Power Producers
  • Renewable Power
  • Energy Infrastructure
  • Mid-stream Infrastructure
  • Airports & Aviation Services
  • Ports & Shipping
  • Railways, Roads & Tollways
  • Transportation

Our Real Estate Group provides cross-border capabilities to arrange a full array of real estate debt and equity intermediary services to public, private, corporate and government owners and investors across North America. Our Group has unmatched depth of experience in executing all sizes of real estate transactions, including public and private equity and debt, mergers & acquisitions and asset-level advisory and valuation. With a dedicated team of over 40 investment banking professionals, we provide regional expertise from our offices in London, New York, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. RBC Capital Markets also has a real estate-dedicated Corporate Banking team that provides principal debt and corporate banking services to our real estate clients, including term loans, revolving credit facilities, bridge loans, commercial mortgages, derivative facilities and construction financing.

In Canada, RBC Capital Markets Real Estate Group is the largest institutional provider of real estate corporate finance solutions and asset-level Property and Debt Brokerage services, focusing on transactions relating to direct, indirect or security interests in:

  • Offices
  • Shopping Centres
  • Industrial Facilities
  • Apartments
  • Urban Development or Re-development Land
  • Hotels
  • Corporate Real Estate Sale-Leasebacks
  • Multi-Property Portfolios

Our Technology Investment Banking Group strives to help clients navigate a rapidly changing and disruptive marketplace. With over 60 bankers across New York, San Francisco, Toronto and London, our group advises leading and emerging technology companies with their financings and strategic objectives, while also providing deep market insights across a range of industries. We offer a full suite of financial and advisory capabilities to address the needs of our clients through all stages of their lifecycle, including public and private equity and debt financings, corporate lending, M&A advisory and corporate restructuring.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Software
  • Internet & Digital Media
  • Technology-Enabled Services
  • Enterprise Infrastructure & Cloud
  • Financial Technologies
  • Converging Technologies
  • Business Services

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