Institutional services, equity trading and securities lending


Support and grow your institutional business with technology, products and professionals to help you serve clients with confidence.

Leverage the capital strength of a global leader in diversified financial services to help minimize costs and maximize efficiency at your firm.

At RBC Clearing & Custody, we understand the unique needs that come with serving institutional clients—and offer you business technology, trading and operational expertise to meet them. Plus, by working with us, you benefit from the capital markets capabilities of one of the nation’s leading full-service securities firms.

Institutional clearing services

We offer clearing and settlement for:

  • Equities (U.S. and international)
  • Fixed income (U.S. and international)
  • Options (U.S.)

Institutional clearing technology

Our technology systems help improve trading and operational efficiency and transparency. We offer:

  • Trade matching
  • Trade settlement
  • Order routing

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Trade compliance and guidance

We provide tools and expertise to help your firm fulfill regulatory requirements including REG BI, CAT, TRACE, MSRB and Best Execution reporting.

Equity and fixed income trading support

Our dedicated staff is available to support your team through day-to-day operations such as trade billing, reconciliation, trade breaks, settlement instructions, settlement status and more.

Our growing list of supported trading systems includes and is not limited to: Bloomberg EMSX, Bloomberg TOMS, BondPub, CapeLogic, EZE / Real-Tick, Fabkom, FIS Valdi OMS, FlexTrade, ICE BondPoint, Indigo, Itiviti, LiquidityBook, Mixit, Morningstar Total Rebalance Expert, Neomantra, Neovest, Nitrogen Trading, Orion, Raptor Trading, Refinitv REDI EMS, SS&C, Sterling Trader, Tamarac, TRAFiX, VestmarkONE, Wolverine, Zia.1

RBC Agent Securities Lending

Through RBC Agent Securities Lending, beneficial owners of securities now have convenient access to borrowers in both U.S and foreign jurisdictions. This ability to serve clients domestically and across international borders is a strategic advantage made possible by our role within the Royal Bank of Canada global financial services enterprise.

You’ll feel confident working with us because our team has more than 60 years of combined securities finance experience and we have helped clients manage lending relationships through multiple market cycles. Plus, we have specialized expertise in multiple sectors and regions around the world.

Our guiding philosophy is to offer solutions that complement your core portfolio management strategies, not to contend with them. Another way we are different is our focus on quality over quantity. And since securities can stay with existing custodians, our unique model further simplifies the experience for both lenders and borrowers.

For these reasons, we are able to offer a boutique-like alternative to the “cookie cutter” securities lending approach offered by other major custodians.

1 RBC Clearing & Custody is not affiliated or associated with the listed companies or products. The list is merely of trading systems that can be supported through the RBC Clearing & Custody platform.

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