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RBC Global Asset Management

PRI reporting framework 2018

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OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

% of assets under management (AUM) in ranges

% of assets under management (AUM) in ranges

Further options for investment managers (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.2. Please describe your hedge fund strategy and classification [OPTIONAL]

Options presented for hedge funds:

Options presented for fund of hedge funds:

01.3. Additional information. [Optional]

RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM)* is a global asset manager that provides a comprehensive range of investment management services and solutions to individual, high-net-worth and institutional investors through mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, hedge funds and pooled funds, separate accounts and specialty investment strategies.

Each of our 21 investment teams located in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia share a common philosophy rooted in the pursuit of deep fundamental knowledge and the need to innovate in rapidly changing financial markets. We recognize the advantages of integrating advanced investment tools into our investment process to encourage rigor and efficiency, while minimizing the threats posed by behavioural bias. Our teams create value through their own specialized disciplines and unique processes, while being individually accountable for their results. Our culture demands excellence and innovation in investment and risk management, while always ensuring that our clients' interests are central to every decision we make.

In regard to hedge funds, and our response to indicator OO 01.2, RBC GAM offers a broad selection of alternative strategies to Canadian investors, including Market Neutral and Absolute Return strategies. Accordingly, our response to OO 01.2 does not cover all available strategies and we encourage you to visit the Alternative Investments webpage at rbcgam.com for additional information.

BlueBay Asset Management LLP also offers a selection of alternative strategies.

* In this report, references to “RBC GAM”, “We”, and “us” include the following unless specifically indicated: RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (including Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management), RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) Inc., RBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited, BlueBay Asset Management LLP (BlueBay) and the asset management division of RBC Investment Management (Asia) Limited.


OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

Canada

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

1370 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]


OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.2. List your subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories and indicate if you would like to report their RI activities in your organisation’s consolidated report.

Name of PRI signatory subsidiary(Up to six subsidiaries may be reported) RI implementation reported hereon a consolidated basis

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

In addition to BlueBay Asset Management LLP's (BlueBay) activities being included in this report, BlueBay has also filed a separate PRI transparency report as a signatory to the PRI.

BlueBay, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of RBC and BlueBay may be considered to be related and/or connected to RBC and its other affiliates.


OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.

31/12/2017

04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year, Exclude subsidiaries you have chosen not to report on and any advisory/execution only assets.

Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Currency
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]


OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)

 

Listed equity 10-50% 31 <10% 3
Fixed income >50% 65 0 0
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds <10% 1 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify 0 0 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]


OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown

07.1. Provide to the nearest 5% the percentage breakdown of your Fixed Income AUM at the end of your reporting year, using the following categories.

Internally managed
65 SSA
15 Corporate (financial)
20 Corporate (non-financial)
0 Securitised

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.
Provide a breakdown of your organisation’s externally managed assets between segregated mandates and pooled funds.
[a] Listed equity
100%
Asset class breakdown Segregated mandate(s) Pooled fund(s) Total of the asset class(each row adds up to 100%)

08.2. Additional information. [Optional]


OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.

  Developed Markets
  Emerging, Frontier and Other Markets
Total100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]


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