Royal Bank of Canada

200 Bay Street,
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2J5
Canada,
(888) 212-5533
www.rbc.com

Royal Bank of Canada provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. RBC employs approximately 78,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 38 other countries. RBC was formed in 1864 and is based in Toronto.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 5 1 - 1 - - 7
vol $4.5B $5.4B $9.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $4.1B $4.1B
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Largest City National Corp.
$5.4B (2015-01-22)
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Largest RBC Bank (USA), Inc.
$3.5B (2011-06-20)

According to our data here at Mergr, Royal Bank of Canada has acquired 7 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Royal Bank of Canada’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired City National for $5.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold RBC Bank to The PNC Financial Services Group for $3.5B. Royal Bank of Canada has acquired in 4 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (86%) and energy services and equipment (15%).

When analyzing the financial services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 533 financial services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 23 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic financial services acquirer over the past 3 years is AFH Financial Group, with 11 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the financial services sector over the past 3 years is Stone Point Capital LLC with 5 platform acquisitions.

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