Royal Bank of Canada to redeem subordinated debentures

TORONTO, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) today 
announced its intention to redeem all outstanding 5.00 per cent subordinated 
debentures due June 6, 2018 (the "5.00 per cent debentures") for 100 per cent 
of their principal amount plus accrued interest to the redemption date. The 
redemption will occur on June 6, 2013. The current principal amount of 5.00 
per cent debentures outstanding is $1,000,000,000. 
The redemption of the debentures will be financed out of the general corporate 
funds of Royal Bank of Canada. 
please contact: 
Investor contact: Karen McCarthy, 416 955-7809, 
Media contact: Seema Sharma, 416 974-5606, 
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-0- May/01/2013 12:00 GMT
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