The Royal Bank of Canada is the largest financial institution in Canada, as measured by deposits, revenues, and market capitalization. The bank serves 18 million clients and has 80,100 employees worldwide. The company corporate headquarters are located in Montreal, Quebec, and its operational head office in Toronto, Ontario.The bank was founded in 1864 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
RBC is listed as the largest Canadian company by revenue and market capitalization by The Globe and Mail and was ranked at number 53 on the 2008 Forbes Global 2000 listing, and currently ranked at 50 in the 2013 listing. The company has operations in Canada, and 51 other countries. – less