RBC CEO David McKay says America and Cuba’s renewed diplomatic relations are an opportunity for his bank to return to the island, reports The Toronto Star.

Read: U.S. loosens Cuban banking restrictions

McKay says the bank has been planning for the opportunity to re-enter Cuba for some time. He told The Star that some of their recent strategic decisions have been setting the bank up for a return to the country.

In 1899, RBC opened its first office in Cuba. In 1960, it shut its banks on the island, and in 1965, shuttered its last office.

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