Have You Ever Wondered What Financial Solutions the Largest Companies Have Access to?

  • Are you looking for a financial partner that understands your unique business challenges and financial strategies?
  • Do you want innovative solutions that only come from professionals with global expertise?

Our Services

Whether you need to raise capital, reduce operating costs, mitigate risk, or realize value from your business, the Corporate Client Group of RBC Royal Bank wants to be your financial partner.

Relationship Management

Who We Are

Providing mid-market corporations a uniquely branded offering of large company financial solutions through dedicated Relationship Managers who operate as trusted advisors.

Why CCG Relationship Management

  • Our Client Coverage Model includes Relationship Managers dedicated to a modest portfolio of Mid-market companies with revenues > $100 million;
  • Together with Risk Management we bring sector expertise;
  • Strategic thinking with a focus on business strategy and advice at each point of inflection along the business growth curve;
  • Senior Leadership and business committee access for agile decision making;
  • Shareholder value optimization through dividend recaps, shareholder exits and estate planning. Unique resources available to support clients through acquisitions, research, treasury management, global banking, alternative debt/equity solutions, syndicated financing and more.

Our Approach

Our sector specialized teams leverage the broad range of resources available across RBC and collaborate to proactively provide best-in-class service and solutions to our Corporate Client Group clients.

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Mid-Market Infrastructure Finance

Who We Are

Providing a full suite of financing solutions in support of government sponsored Public-Private-Partnership (P3) infrastructure projects, and Project Finance ventures in Canada.

Why RBC Mid-Market Infrastructure Finance

  • As a trusted and flexible financing partner, we have the proven capabilities and expertise to successfully execute infrastructure and project financing transactions.
  • We leverage the capabilities of RBC platforms to provide short and long term committed senior credit facilities, hedging strategies and execution, and debt capital markets or private placement bond issuances.
  • We provide dedicated national coverage to select contracting firms and bid teams operating in Canada who are pursuing P3 transactions with Canadian federal, provincial or municipal/regional governments or their designated Authorities or Ministries.
  • We provide support for a wide array of projects varying in scope, complexity and size ranging from $25MM and up.
  • RBC has a strong history of #1 rankings in Arranger league tables and Deal of the Year awards.

Focus

  • P3s: RBC relevant areas of expertise include utilities, airports, light rail, toll roads, transit, hospitals and social infrastructure.
  • Project Finance: We structure and arrange non-recourse debt for renewable energy and other project developments.

Asset Based Lending

Who We Are

Providing covenant light Asset Based Lending (“ABL”) credit facilities for Canadian businesses in a variety of industries (facility sizes from $2 million up to large syndicated transactions).

Why RBC Asset Based Lending

  • Leading Canadian ABL business with a team of 35 experienced professionals across Canada delivering ABL solutions to companies of all sizes
  • Our facilities provide funding matched to the unique characteristics of your industry and business allowing our clients to focus on what they do best: grow their business and succeed
  • We partner with a local RBC relationship coverage team to bring our clients all the products, services and advice offered by RBC

Focus

  • Flexible, covenant light credit facilities based on the value of your assets (up to 90% on accounts receivable and 90% of appraised inventory value).
  • ABL credit facilities are ideal for businesses that are looking for growth financing not constrained by conventional lending criteria/financial covenants, funding a merger or acquisition, have seasonal or cyclical borrowing needs, are experiencing restricted cash flows/a turn-around situation or that need to refinance existing debt, restructure and/or recapitalize.
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Mid-Market Mergers & Acquisitions

Who We Are

Providing mergers and acquisitions advisory services to Canadian companies operating in a variety of industries.

Why RBC Mid-Market M&A

  • Focus on Private Company M&A, with geographic coverage of all Canadian markets - 30+ bankers, 6 offices
  • RBC ranks as #1 mid-market M&A advisor in North America; #1 M&A advisor in Canada
  • Global network of industry leading sector coverage teams
  • Global relationships with key decision makers in public and private businesses, private equity firms
  • Ability to access RBC’s deep resources in leverage finance, commercial lending, market research, and wealth management

Focus

  • Business Divestitures: Working with business owners to develop and execute a divestiture process designed to maximize the value of the business being sold.
  • Acquisitions: We have extensive experience assisting companies manage the acquisition process including valuation, negotiations, and capital structure.
  • Buyouts: We provide advice to companies or individuals seeking to complete a management or shareholder buyout.
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Treasury and Cash Management

Who We Are

Providing treasury and cash management advisory services to RBC’s top tier corporate, institutional and public sector client base..

Why RBC Treasury and Cash Management

  • Best known for our customer service and advice, fielding a dedicated, knowledgeable team with a genuine interest in the details and challenges of it’s clients.
  • Proud leader in digital enablement with innovative solutions designed to leverage technology to simplify and secure client’s payment process, while providing more flexibility and richer information.
  • RBC has long held a position of strength in the Canadian market demonstrated by our number one position across all payment types.
  • Well versed in industry developments affecting our clients

Focus

  • Experienced in-country relationship management coverage providing options and solutions to improve efficiencies, streamline/reduce costs, and mitigate risk for clients operating in Canada, ensuring they are kept abreast of the latest industry and regulatory changes.
  • Focus on addressing our client’s complex liquidity management issues providing advice to help manage their investment risk, and optimize investment returns within acceptable risk parameters.
  • Dedicated service team assigned for “day to day” service needs, providing personalized support and advice on fraud management, account opening, documentation, and new cash management solutions.

Syndications

Who We Are

Team of dedicated professionals responsible for distribution. marketing and underwriting of multi-bank transactions within the Corporate Client Group.

Why CCG Syndications

  • Canadian Market Leader in Structuring and Syndications: RBC acted as the lead bank, administrative agent and bookrunner on more deal volumes in Canada than any other financial institution over the last 15 years.
  • CCG Loan Syndications draws from best practices including transaction databases going bock 20 years to formulate client solutions.
  • National and Cross-Border Presence: A national mandate with coast-to-coast coverage. Including expertise in cross-border transactions.
  • Extensive Product Offering: Collaboration with Senior Debt Solutions. M&A. ABL. Leveraged Finance, and Mezzanine to offer a multi-product solution.

Focus

  • Scale Loan Facilities: Establish lending facility structures that can be scaled by borrowers beyond the appetite of a single bank. With transactions as small as $50 million and growing to over $1billion+.
  • Most Attractive Terms: Given focus on the mid-market specifically. allows CCG borrowers to top the most favourable pockets of lender appetite to arrange larger credit solutions with the most client friendly terms and pricing.
  • Optimal Client Experience: Minimize the administrative burden of negotiating terms, renewals and loan agreements with multiple financial institutions.
  • Underwriting capabilities: Provide clients with the option to transfer market and execution risk from the borrower to RBC. The ability to provide a firm commitment on loan amounts and terms in instances where the borrowers need certainty of funds: especially beneficial in acquisition financing or other contractual requirements.

Capital Partners Mezzanine Finance

Who We Are

Provides junior capital to Canadian and U.S. based mid-market companies across a wide range of industries.

Why RBC Capital Partners

  • Over 20 years of financing Canadian and US mid-market companies and enabling management teams to execute strategic plans and grow their business.
  • Strong track record in a variety of sectors including health care, consumer products, industrials, services, and technology
  • Capability to hold and/or partner on larger transactions and align with management teams through minority equity investments
  • The One RBC approach enables access to RBC’s deep resources in leverage finance, commercial lending, market research, wealth management, and capital markets.

Focus

RBC Capital Partners offers structured cash flow term loan, subordinated debt, and mezzanine financing capabilities alongside minority equity investments providing flexibility in cash flow management and a cost effective alternative to raising additional equity to finance transformational
events, including:

  • Growth Capital
  • Acquisition
  • Financial sponsor, shareholder, and management buyouts
  • Refinancing of existing facilities
  • Equity withdrawals (or dividend recapitalizations)

Typical investments range from $3 million to $25 million in any single transaction.

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Private Equity

Who We Are

Providing dedicated national coverage to Private Equity firms who are pursuing transactions with Canadian mid-market companies

Why CCG Private Equity

  • RBC’s MMLF team has the required breadth and depth of experience in structuring and closing transactions in to ensure and efficient financing process
  • We partner with Canadian and US private equity firms acquiring a Canadian business or businesses with assets in Canada where an experienced financing partner can add significant value and create unique opportunities
  • Whether it is a single bank hold, a “club” facility or a formal syndication, RBC’s MMLF team works together with sponsors to determine the optimal financing structure
  • RBC’s MMLF team focuses on companies who have EBITDA between $5 and $75 million.
  • We are able to leverage the full capabilities of RBC’s platforms to provide a unique North American perspective on the PE market

Focus

Dedicated to structuring unique and complex senior debt solutions required for:

  • Leveraged Buy-Outs (“LBO”): Working with PE firms to build and develop a capital structure for either majority or minority acquisitions
  • Recapitalizations: supporting PE firms and other shareholders by offering distribution financing to help return capital to shareholders
  • Platform Build-Outs: Helping PE firms expand on existing strategies by acquiring companies that provide synergies to leverage current portfolio holdings
  • Capital Call Facilities: Subscription credit facilities to provide PE funds liquidity between transactions and investor capital calls

We are the Corporate Client Group

A team of senior relationship managers, dedicated to delivering a complete range of complex financial solutions and core banking services to mid-market Canadian-headquartered companies and subsidiaries of foreign multinationals in Canada.

Glen Barisoff

Managing Director

604-257-7620

Glen.Barisoff@rbc.com

John Clark

Director

604-257-3228

John.Clark@rbc.com

Jonathan Schubert

Director

604-257-2577

Jonathan.Schubert@rbc.com

Bina Bawa

Director

604-927-5556

Bina.Bawa@rbc.com

Michelle Bonislawski

Vice President

778-239-4541

Michelle.Bonislawski@rbc.com

Wayne Fraser

Managing Director

403-292-3768

wayne.fraser@rbc.com

George Coon

Director

780-670-7060

George.coon@rbc.com

Amanda Hrehorsky

Director

403-292-1798

Amanda.hreborsky@rbc.com

Andrew Roberts

Vice President

403-292-2130

Andrew.roberts@rbc.com

Elia Cholakis

Director

204-558-4980

Elia.cholakis@rbc.com

Andrew Arnott

Managing Director

613-291-8451

Andrew.arnott@rbc.com

Dan De Groote

Managing Director

416-842-2188

dan.degroote@rbc.com

Gus Kotsiomitis

Director

519-619-6476

gus.kotsiomitis@rbc.com

Raj Acharya

Director

613-325-5334

raj.acharya@rbc.com

Tina Sarellas

Managing Director

416-842-8162

tina.sarellas@rbc.com

Jake Stephenson

Vice President

905-870-2883

jake.stephenson@rbc.com

Kiran Krishnamurthy

Vice President

416-974-8275

kiran.krishnamurthy@rbc.com

Barry Baker

Managing Director

416-842-3939

barry.baker@rbc.com

Paul Redmond

Managing Director

416-842-4038

paul.redmond@rbc.com

Christine Roque

Director

416-842-8704

Christine.roque@rbc.com

Mana Nikaeen

Director

416-974-3510

Mana.nikaeen@rbc.com

Richard Lo

Director

416-842-5918

richard.lo@rbc.com

Zafar Khan

Director

416-842-4094

zafar.khan@rbc.com

Kerry O’Neill

Director

416-842-7668

Kerry.oneill@rbc.com

Luc Bisaillon

Managing Director

514-874-3998

luc.bisaillon@rbc.com

Anne-Marie David

Director

514-874-2079

anne-marie.david@rbc.com

Germain Bureau

Director

514-874-2416

germain.bureau@rbc.com

Patrick Fournel

Vice President

514-874-7742

Patrick.fournel@rbc.com

Kevin Desjardins

Managing Director

902-421-4877

kevin.desjardins@rbc.com

Glen Barisoff

Managing Director

604-257-7620

Glen.Barisoff@rbc.com

John Clark

Director

604-257-3228

John.Clark@rbc.com

Jonathan Schubert

Director

604-257-2577

Jonathan.Schubert@rbc.com

Bina Bawa

Director

604-927-5556

Bina.Bawa@rbc.com

Michelle Bonislawski

Vice President

778-239-4541

Michelle.Bonislawski@rbc.com

Wayne Fraser

Managing Director

403-292-3768

wayne.fraser@rbc.com

George Coon

Director

780-670-7060

George.coon@rbc.com

Amanda Hrehorsky

Director

403-292-1798

Amanda.hreborsky@rbc.com

Andrew Roberts

Vice President

403-292-2130

Andrew.roberts@rbc.com

Elia Cholakis

Director

204-558-4980

Elia.cholakis@rbc.com

Andrew Arnott

Managing Director

613-291-8451

Andrew.arnott@rbc.com

Dan De Groote

Managing Director

416-842-2188

dan.degroote@rbc.com

Gus Kotsiomitis

Director

519-619-6476

gus.kotsiomitis@rbc.com

Raj Acharya

Director

613-325-5334

raj.acharya@rbc.com

Tina Sarellas

Managing Director

416-842-8162

tina.sarellas@rbc.com

Jake Stephenson

Vice President

905-870-2883

jake.stephenson@rbc.com

Kiran Krishnamurthy

Vice President

416-974-8275

kiran.krishnamurthy@rbc.com

Barry Baker

Managing Director

416-842-3939

barry.baker@rbc.com

Paul Redmond

Managing Director

416-842-4038

paul.redmond@rbc.com

Christine Roque

Director

416-842-8704

Christine.roque@rbc.com

Mana Nikaeen

Director

416-974-3510

Mana.nikaeen@rbc.com

Richard Lo

Director

416-842-5918

richard.lo@rbc.com

Zafar Khan

Director

416-842-4094

zafar.khan@rbc.com

Kerry O’Neill

Director

416-842-7668

Kerry.oneill@rbc.com

Luc Bisaillon

Managing Director

514-874-3998

luc.bisaillon@rbc.com

Anne-Marie David

Director

514-874-2079

anne-marie.david@rbc.com

Germain Bureau

Director

514-874-2416

germain.bureau@rbc.com

Patrick Fournel

Vice President

514-874-7742

Patrick.fournel@rbc.com

Kevin Desjardins

Managing Director

902-421-4877

kevin.desjardins@rbc.com