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December 5, 2019

RBC Cracks Wall Street's U.S. Top 10 List for Advising on M&A Deals

Bloomberg News published a feature story following an interview with Matthew Stopnik and Jim Wolfe, Co-Heads of U.S. Investment Banking, highlighting our ascent into the top 10 U.S. M&A league tables ...

November 25, 2019

Latest Insights from Technology Conference Live from CNBC

Watch exclusive interviews with Lyft Co-Founder John Zimmer, Zillow CEO Richard Barton, the DOJ’s Antitrust Chief Makan Delrahim and RBC’s Larry Grafstein from this year’s global tech conference in Ne...

November 25, 2019

Scaling and Success in Software's New Frontier

PagerDuty's CEO Jennifer Tejada explains why her company went public and how investing in talent translates to customer value.

November 20, 2019

Commodity Comment: Adaption

During the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) which took place this month, there was a sense that sovereign producers could endure, if not exactly thrive in 2020. Helim...

November 13, 2019

The Future of Banking

Ralph Hamers, President and CEO, ING Group talks to RBC about ING’s unique approach to visualizing the future, as well as their commitment to accountability, transparency, community engagement and del...

November 12, 2019

The George Davis Report: November 2019 Edition

A monthly video series on the trajectory of the Canadian dollar

November 8, 2019

Imagine 2025: The evolving nature of gold and gold mining

Following up on our Landmark Imagine 2025 Study and Additional Imagine 2025 Research, the global mining team has pooled its considerable resources and expertise to take a close look at the changing na...

November 4, 2019

A Toy Story for the Digital Age

Spin Master was founded in 1994 by three friends fresh out of university. They had early hits with the Earth Buddy and Devil Sticks; but it’s when they started investing heavily in R&D that ...

November 1, 2019

Thinking About the Consumer: 2025 and Beyond

Following up on our Landmark Imagine 2025 Study and Additional Imagine 2025 Research, we look to apply our learnings to the global consumer sector. Through our Imagine 2025 process we identified 23 ch...

November 1, 2019

Tech, Internet, Media and Telecom in 2025 and Beyond: Prepare for Acceleration

Technology is clearly permeating every facet of our society, causing incredible accelerations of change all around us. Following up on our Landmark Imagine 2025 Study and Additional Imagine 2025 Resea...


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