Larry Bates

Larry Bates is a Toronto based consultant and author. Larry’s best selling book, Beat the Bank – The Canadian Guide to Simply Successful Investing, was published in September 2018. The book is aimed at providing average Canadians insight as to how the investment industry operates and how to achieve significantly higher investment returns through the use of more efficient investment products.

 Larry spent 35 years in the capital markets business in Toronto and London England including as Global Head of Debt Capital Markets for RBC, Canada’s largest bank. In this role, Larry led a global team responsible for originating and executing investment grade bond new issues across multiple currencies and geographies. 

Larry is a member of the Investor Advisory Panel of the Ontario Securities Commission and earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University.