RBC Capital Partners is a private equity and venture capital arm of Royal Bank of Canada specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. The firm also makes mezzanine, "stretch" senior, and second lien debt investments. The firm seeks to invest in early stage, mid stage, late stage, mature, turnarounds, and middle market companies. It invests private equity in the technology, life sciences, and telecommunications sectors.
The firm concentrates its mezzanine investments in companies engaged in manufacturing, business services, consumer products, healthcare services, and information technology services. It also invests opportunistically in restaurants, retail, and oil and gas sectors.
The firm invests in companies based in Canada and the United States. It typically invests $10 million to $20 million of mezzanine or second lien subordinated debt and a non-control equity investment of up to $3 million. The firm can commit up to $50 million of mezzanine capital in total financing. RBC Capital Partners was founded in 2000 and is based in Toronto, Ontario.
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