With roots in the Caribbean for more than 100 years, RBTT is an RBC Company and one of the leading banking and financial services Groups in the Caribbean, comprising more than 34 companies. On June 16, 2008, the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Canada's largest bank, completed the acquisition of the RBTT Financial Group. The historic transaction created one of the most extensive financial networks in the Caribbean, offering the full range of banking services in 18 jurisdictions from the Bahamas in the North to Suriname in the South, with a network of 126 branches and 326 ATMs. Through its many subsidiaries, RBTT provides a comprehensive range of financial services and solutions relevant to the needs of individuals, small businesses, general commercial entities, regional and multinational corporations, as well as governments. In addition to personal, business and corporate banking, services include investment banking, trust and asset management, project financing, securities trading and stock-broking. The Group also offers insurance, mutual funds, credit cards, and electronic banking. With more than US$13.7 billion in assets, RBTT and RBC Caribbean operate 125 branches across the Caribbean, with 6,600 employees serving more than 1.6 million clients. Following the RBC transaction, international agency, Fitch Ratings, upgraded the Group's rating to A+.