Marcos Torres is a Managing Director and head of RBC Capital Markets’ Broadcasting investment banking franchise. Mr. Torres joined RBC in 2012.
From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Torres worked at JPMorgan in various investment banking disciplines, including leveraged finance, M&A, and client coverage. In 2005, Mr. Torres joined NBCU and worked closely with NBCU's CEO and the various business leaders to develop and execute each business' M&A/strategic plan. In 2007, Mr. Torres returned to JPMorgan and emerged as a trusted advisor while working on many marquee media transactions, including Berkshire Hathaway’s $445 million investment in Media General, GE’s sale of NBCU to Comcast ($37 billion), and Ticketmaster’s $2.5 billion merger with Live Nation.
Mr. Torres graduated from Fordham University in 1999. Marcos’ success is rooted in very humble beginnings. Marcos experienced a very challenging childhood, including losing his father and mother and being homeless. With the help of many good people, Marcos became the first person in his family to graduate high school and college.
Due in large part to his incredibly challenging childhood experiences, Marcos continues to be vigilantly focused on making meaningful contributions to his community and serving as a role model to many inner-city kids. Additionally, Mr. Torres is Co-Chair of RBC’s Multicultural Employee Alliance and a board member of the Latino Donor Collaborate.