RBC Names Head of Australian I-Banking

RBC Capital Markets, the corporate and investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada, has appointed Richard Barker as Head of Global Investment Banking, Australia, based in RBC’s Sydney office.

Barker joins RBC Capital Markets with more than 20 years’ investment banking and corporate advisory experience, including 10 years at NM Rothschild & Sons (Australia) Ltd, where he was Executive Director, Mergers & Acquisitions.

Gordon Bell, RBC’s Global Head of Mining and Metals, said: “Richard is a very experienced banker and an excellent addition to RBC’s business in Australia and our Global Mining platform. Richard’s appointment demonstrates our commitment to building our investment banking business globally by hiring talented individuals.

Source: Thomson Merger News