1. Best overall credit house

Best overall credit house

RBC Capital Markets

Royal Bank of Canada's dominance in a number of categories in this year's European Credit Awards, including the blue-riband award for Best Overall Credit House, is much more than a reflection of the Canadian banking system's relative strength. Consistent investment in the bank's European business over years and a focus on the cash side of the business while other institutions experimented with untested and complex products have impressed clients who