Royal Bank of Canada Issues Subordinated Debentures

TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) today 
announced the issuance of $2 billion of subordinated debentures ("the Notes") 
through its Canadian Medium Term Note Program. 
The Notes bear interest at a fixed rate of 2.99 per cent per annum (paid 
semi-annually) until December 6, 2019, and at the three-month Banker's 
Acceptance Rate plus 1.10 per cent thereafter until their maturity on December 
6, 2024 (paid quarterly). The issue is expected to close on December 6, 2012. 
The bank may, at its option, with the prior approval of the Office of the 
Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada, redeem the Notes on or after 
December 6, 2019, in whole at any time or in part from time to time, on not 
less than 30 days and not more than 60 days notice to the registered holders. 
Proceeds of the issue will be added to the bank's general funds and will be 
utilized for general banking purposes. 
RBC Capital Markets acted as lead agent on the issue. 
Investor Contact: Karen McCarthy, Investor Relations, (416) 
Media Contact: Tanis (Robinson) Feasby, Corporate Communications, (416) 
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