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April 30, 2024

Powering forward: RBC Investor Services' Canadian pension plans start 2024 on a positive note

RBC Investor Services (RBCIS) released a report highlighting a median return of 3.6% for their defined benefit (DB) pension plans during the first quarter of 2024. Read more.

January 31, 2024

RBC Investor Services reports Canadian DB pension plans return 8.2% in Q4, ending the year up 9.1%

RBC Investor Services (RBCIS) reported strong financial performance for their Canadian Defined Benefit (DB) pension plans, as they achieved an 8.2% median return in Q4 and closed the year with an impressive 9.1% return as of December 31, 2023 – significantly rebounding from the -10.3% return reported in 2022. This analysis encompasses various client plans across private and public sectors. Read more.

October 31, 2023

Canadian DB pension plans returned -4.0% in Q3, as fixed income and equity markets lost ground

The third quarter posed significant challenges for Canadian DB pension plans within the RBC Investor Services All Plan Universe, amidst intricate market dynamics. These plans reported a loss of 4.0% in Q3, bringing down the year-to-date return to 1.9% for the period ending September 30, 2023. Read more.

July 31, 2023

Canadian DB pension plans navigated Q2 2023 with steady returns, reveals RBC Investor Services analysis

RBC Investor Services (RBCIS) has unveiled its comprehensive analysis of the performance of Canadian DB pension plans within the All Plan Universe for the second quarter of 2023. According to the study, the plans demonstrated a modestly positive quarterly return of 0.8% overall and were ahead by 4.8% over the first half of 2023. Read more.

July 5, 2023

RBC Investor Services announces realignment and rebranding, reinforces commitment to Canadian market

RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBCIS) is pleased to announce its rebranding as RBC Investor Services following the acquisition of RBC Investor Services’ operations in Europe and Malaysia by CACEIS. Read more.

July 3, 2023

CACEIS and Royal Bank of Canada complete acquisition of RBC Investor Services' operations in Europe and Malaysia

PARIS and TORONTO, July 3, 2023 - Today CACEIS, subsidiary of the Crédit Agricole group and Santander, and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) announced completion of the sale by RBC and purchase by CACEIS of the European asset servicing activities of RBC Investor Services and its associated Malaysian centre of excellence. Read more.

June 14, 2023

RBC Investor & Treasury Services strengthens partnership with Optimum Asset Management, expanding financial solutions for mutual funds

TORONTO, June 14, 2023 — RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS) is pleased to announce the expansion of its strategic partnership with Optimum Asset Management (OGP), a Quebec-based asset management subsidiary of Optimum Financial Group. The expanded mandate includes custody, fund accounting and shareholder services for OGP’s nine mutual funds, underscoring the firms’ shared commitment to long-term growth. Read more.

April 28, 2023

Canadian DB pension plans generate healthy returns in Q1 2023 amid shift in market sentiment

TORONTO, April 28, 2023 — Defined benefit (DB) pension plans in Canada continued to perform positively in the first quarter of 2023 according to the RBC Investor & Treasury Services All Plan Universe, a well-established and extensive source of data on Canadian DB pension plans. These plans generated a median return of 4.0%, building upon Q4 2022 returns of 3.8%. Read more.

March 6, 2023

RBC Investor & Treasury Services named custodian for Mulvihill Capital Management’s three newly launched ETFs

RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS) today announced its role as custodian and fund administrator for three Mulvihill Capital Management (“Mulvihill”) funds Read more.

January 31, 2023

Canadian DB pension plans return -10.3% in 2022

Canadian defined benefit (DB) pension plans posted hard-hitting losses in 2022 despite a positive final quarter, according to the latest survey from RBC Investor & Treasury Services (I&TS). Read more.