RBC Capital Markets at a Glance


  • “People are supportive, management is approachable, culture supports collaboration”
  • “Very few other jobs where you can learn as much as quickly as you do here”
  • “Good brand with amazing momentum”


  • “Brand recognition still a work in progress (but on the upswing)”
  • “Working 120 hours a week for six months stinks”
  • “Technology is a decade behind other firms”

The Buzz

  • “Hyper aggressive with balance sheet; built a good investment bank”
  • “Acceptable”
  • “Making a push into the U.S.; probably the best of the Canadian banks”
  • “Hurt by Rural/Metro fiasco”

About RBC Capital Markets


Royalty in its blood

RBC Capital Markets provides investment banking products and services to institutions, corporations, governments, and high-net-worth clients around the world.  It has more than 7,100 employees who work out of 75offices in 15 countries and serve clients throughout North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. RBC Capital Markets is part of the Royal Bank of Canada, which was founded in 1869 and today has $896 billion in assets and 79,000 employees. The Royal Bank of Canada has one of the highest credit ratings of any financial institution, and by market capitalization, it ranks among the 10 largest banks in the world and top five in North America. Until 2001, RBC Capital Markets was known as RBC Dominion Securities. The former Dominion Securities was created in 1901 and purchased by the Royal Bank of Canada in 1988. More recently, RBC Capital Markets held on during 2008 when the worldwide recession hit.  Since then, RBCCM has added hundreds of high-profile bankers and traders from other bulge-bracket firms. For many years, the firm has had a leading presence in Canada, consistently topping the investment banking league tables in the country. It has also been gaining ground in the U.S. and global league tables, ranked in recent years among the top 10 firms globally and in U.S. as well as worldwide M&A deal volume.

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RBC Capital Markets

Royal Bank Plaza
200 Bay Street
Toronto M5J 2W7
Phone: (416) 842-2000
Fax: (416) 842-8033


  • Employer Type: Public
  • Stock Symbol: RY
  • Stock Exchange: TSX
  • Chairman & CEO: Doug McGregor
  • 2014 Employees: 7,100

Major Office Locations

  • Toronto, Canada
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Greenwich, CT
  • Miami, FL
  • Chicago, IL
  • Boston, MA
  • New York, NY
  • Dallas, TX
  • Houston, TX
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