The most significant corporations, institutional investors, asset managers, private equity firms, and governments around the globe recognize RBC Capital Markets as an innovative, trusted partner with an in-depth expertise in capital markets, banking, and finance. We are well-established in the largest, most mature capital markets across North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region, which collectively encompasses 84% of the global investment banking fee pool.
RBC Capital Markets is part of a leading provider of financial services, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Founded in 1864, RBC is one of the largest banks in the world and the fifth largest in North America, as measured by market capitalization. With a strong capital base and consistent financial performance, RBC is among a small group of highly rated global banks.
Our Investment Focus
RBC Capital Partners actively seeks structured cash flow term loan, subordinated debt, and mezzanine financing opportunities to provide flexibility in cash flow management and a cost effective alternative to raising additional equity to finance transformational events, including:
Financial sponsor buyouts
Refinancing of existing facilities
Senior debt relief
Equity withdrawals (or dividend recapitalizations)
RBC Capital Partners can work together with our RBC senior debt partners to provide mid-market companies and financial sponsors with a comprehensive financing solution to facilitate transactions.
Junior capital investments range from $3 million to $20 million in any single transaction, plus the ability to partner on larger transactions and provide minority equity investments to further support growth.
Our Investment Criteria
RBC Capital Partners is seeking investment opportunities in businesses in a variety of industries* that have some or all of the following characteristics:
Proven and sustainable free cash flows, with EBITDA typically exceeding $3 million, and an Enterprise Value greater than $10 million
Strong management teams with a significant financial commitment (“at-risk” capital)
Established track record of business plan execution
Operate in market niches and possess a sustainable competitive advantage
Based in Canada and/or the U.S.
Royal Bank Plaza
200 Bay Street
Patrick Trainor - Managing Director, Mezzanine
Steve Lewis - Director
Matthew Hall - Director