royal bank of canada (RY) Key Developments
Royal Bank of Canada Appoints Thierry Vandal to its Board of Directors
Jul 9 15
Royal Bank of Canada announced the appointment of Thierry Vandal to its Board of Directors. Mr. Vandal was president and chief executive officer of Hydro-Québec from 2005 until his retirement on May 1, 2015. Mr. Vandal is chairman of the Board of BioFuelNet Canada and serves on the boards of Veresen Inc., HEC Montréal and McGill University.
Royal Bank of Canada Announces Executive Changes, Effective November 1, 2015
Jul 7 15
Royal Bank of Canada announced that Doug Guzman, Managing Director and Head of Global Investment Banking, Capital Markets, has been appointed Group Head, Wealth Management and Insurance, effective November 1, 2015. Mr. Guzman will succeed George Lewis who will remain at the company as a Senior Portfolio Manager in Global Asset Management. Mr. Lewis and Mr. Guzman will work together closely over the next few months to ensure a smooth transition. As Group Head, Mr. Guzman will be responsible for the strategy and performance of Wealth Management in Canada and internationally, including Global Asset Management as well as company’s insurance business. He will report to Dave McKay, President and Chief Executive Officer, and will become a member of company’s Group Executive, which is responsible for setting the overall strategic direction of the bank. In addition Mr. Guzman will assume the role of Deputy Chair, RBC Capital Markets, where he will continue to act as the lead relationship manager with a select number of key clients.
Royal Bank of Canada Presents at 3rd Annual North American Midstream Oil, Gas & LNG Infrastructure Finance Forum, Jun-16-2015 04:15 PM
Jun 13 15
Royal Bank of Canada Presents at 3rd Annual North American Midstream Oil, Gas & LNG Infrastructure Finance Forum, Jun-16-2015 04:15 PM. Venue: Hyatt Regency Houston, 1200 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas, United States. Speakers: Mike Gaudet, Director.
Royal Bank of Canada Announces NVCC Subordinated Debenture Issue
May 29 15
Royal Bank of Canada announced an offering of $1 billion of subordinated debentures through its Canadian medium term note program. The notes bear interest at a fixed rate of 2.48% per annum (paid semi-annually) until June 4, 2020, and at the three-month Banker's Acceptance Rate plus 1.10% thereafter until their maturity on June 4, 2025 (paid quarterly). The expected closing date is June 4, 2015. RBC Capital Markets is acting as lead agent on the issue. 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 June 4, 2020 at par, 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 registered holders. Net proceeds from this transaction will be used for general business purposes.
Royal Bank of Canada Declares Quarterly Dividends on Common and Preferred Shares, Payable on and After August 24, 2015
May 28 15
Royal Bank of Canada announced its quarterly common share dividend of 77 cents per share, payable on and after August 24, 2015, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on July 27, 2015.
The board also announced dividends on the following Non-Cumulative First Preferred Shares, payable on and after August 24, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 27, 2015. The company announced dividend of Series W, Dividend No. 42 of $0.30625 per share; Series AA, Dividend No. 38 of $0.278125 per share; Series AB, Dividend No. 36 of $0.29375 per share; Series AC, Dividend No. 35 of $0.2875 per share; Series AD, Dividend No. 34 of $0.28125 per share; Series AE, Dividend No. 34 of $0.28125 per share; Series AF, Dividend No. 33 of $0.278125 per share; Series AG, Dividend No. 33 of $0.28125 per share; Series AJ, Dividend No. 27 of $0.22 per share; Series AK, Dividend No. 6 of $0.162386 per share; Series AL, Dividend No. 27 of $0.26625 per share; Series AZ, Dividend No. 6 of $0.25 per share; Series BB, Dividend No. 5 of $0.24375 per share; Series BD, Dividend No. 2 of $0.225 per share; Series BF, Dividend No. 1 of $0.4044 per share.