RBC Issues $1.5B Series 13 Medium Term Notes

On June 16, 2010, Royal Bank of Canada completed an offering in Canada of $1.5 billion of Series 13 Medium Term Notes due June 15, 2020 under the Bank's domestic Canadian MTN program. RBC Dominion Securities Inc. acted as lead dealer for the offering with a syndicate including BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., TD Securities Inc., HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Desjardins Securities Inc. and Laurentian Bank Securities Inc.

Royal Bank of Canada was represented internally by Paul Guthrie, Senior Counsel; and by Dawn Whittaker (securities) and Adrienne Oliver (tax) of Ogilvy Renault LLP.

The dealers were represented by Stikeman Elliott LLP with a team including Mihkel Voore, Maurice Swan and Paul Rakowski (securities).