Royal Bank of Canada announces a coupon payment for the RBC Yorkville MLP Distribution Growth Leaders Exchange-Traded Note

Aug 27, 2015, 13:00 ET from RBC

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Royal Bank of Canada today announced a coupon payment for the RBC Yorkville MLP Distribution Growth Leaders Exchange-Traded Note (ETN). The note is traded on the NYSE Arca Exchange with ticker YGRO and linked to the Yorkville MLP Distribution Growth Leaders LiquidSM PR Index. The relevant coupon information is provided below. For additional information about the exchange traded note, please visit

Ticker ETN Name Valuation
Ex-Date Record
Current Yield
YGRO RBC Yorkville MLP
Distribution Growth
Leaders ETN
8/17/2015 8/26/2015 8/28/2015 9/8/2015 $0.18121 Quarterly 5.24%

* The Current Yield (annualized) equals the current quarterly Coupon Amount multiplied by four in order to annualize the coupon amount, divided by the closing price of the note on the Valuation Date.

The ETN provides access to the return of the 25 MLPs exhibiting the highest distribution growth among liquid MLPs. The RBC Yorkville MLP Distribution Growth Leaders exchange traded notes are senior, unsecured debt securities issued by RBC that are linked to the return of the Yorkville MLP Distribution Growth Leaders Liquid PR Index.

The RBC Yorkville MLP Distribution Growth Leaders ETN pays a variable quarterly coupon linked to the cash distributions, if any, on the respective underlying index constituents, less investor fees and withholding taxes, if any. Variations in the amount of quarterly distributions may lead to large variations in the current yield as calculated above. As such, the current yield is not necessarily indicative of future coupon payments, if any, on the ETN.

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The Yorkville MLP Distribution Growth Leaders LiquidSM PR Index (the "Index") is the exclusive property of Yorkville Capital Management LLC (the "Index Provider"). The Index Provider and the Index name are service mark(s) of Index Provider or its affiliates and have been licensed for use for certain purposes by RBC. The Index is calculated by Solactive AG ("Solactive"), which is not affiliated or under common control with Index Provider. The ETNs are not sponsored, endorsed, or promoted by Index Provider or Solactive, and neither Index Provider nor Solactive bear any liability with respect to the ETNs. The pricing supplement contains a more detailed description of the relationship the Index Provider has with RBC and the ETNs. No purchaser, seller or holder of the ETNs, or any other person or entity, should use or refer to any Index Provider trade name, trademark or service mark to sponsor, endorse, market or promote this product without first contacting the Index Provider to determine whether the Index Provider's permission is required. Under no circumstances may any person or entity claim any affiliation with the Index Provider without the prior written permission of the Index Provider.