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RBC – Serving Clients in Europe for More Than a Century


History Timeline


1910 The  international expansion of RBC gathers pace, with the opening of an office in London
1919 Capital Markets establishes operations in Paris
1962 Wealth Management extends its regional footprint into Jersey – the largest of the British Channel Islands
1973 Major global financial institutions make a mark in Guernsey, including RBC Wealth Management
1978 Capital Markets establishes operations in Lausanne
1981 Capital Markets establishes operations in Madrid
1987 RBC becomes one of the first fund administrators for UCITS funds
2000 Global Asset Management  opens its London office
2001 BlueBay is established and opens London office
2002 BlueBay establishes operations in Luxembourg
2005 RBC acquires Abacus, a leading international financial services group with its roots in the British Isles
2006 RBC Dexia Investor Services established
2010 Acquisition of BlueBay Asset Management
2012 RBC acquires full ownership of RBC Dexia Investor Services
2013 RBC moves into new state-of-the-art riverside offices in London
BlueBay establishes operations in Ireland
2014 RBC opens its office in Zurich
2015 Capital Markets opens its branch in Frankfurt
2016 RBC moves into new offices in Paris and Jersey Investor & Treasury Services opens a new office in Dublin Capital Markets opens its branch in Madrid
2020 RBC will move into a new flagship office in the heart of London