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The Caisse invests in successful Québec companies. Some recent examples include:
November 18, 2013 – Nautilus Plus – Amount: $ 10 million
June 10, 2013 – Vents du Kempt – Amount: $ 50 million
May 23, 2013 – Revision Military Inc. – Amount: $ 5 million
March 21, 2013 – Distech Controls – Amount: $ 8 million
February 14, 2013 – Colabor Group – Amount: $ 15 million
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Increase in Québec assets in 2012
- Helping companies grow internationally: CGI Group and Genivar
- Investing in promising projects: Camoplast, Gildan, Innergex Renewable Energy, Laurentian Bank, Rona and Solideal
- Participating in the growth of SMEs: investments in more than 60 companies throughout Québec, in partnership with Desjardins
Total Québec assets in 2012
- Continuing our commitment to Québec companies
- $27.6 billion invested in Québec’s private sector
Montréal, December 12, 2013
La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec invests $4 million in Québec-based CAD Railway Industries Ltd.
La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec announced that it has concluded a $4-million equity investment in CAD Railway Industries Ltd. (CADRI), the largest... More
San José, California, December 5, 2013
Shea Properties and Ivanhoé Cambridge Begin Construction on ASCENT, a 650-Unit Apartment Community in San José
Shea Properties and Ivanhoé Cambridge announced today that construction is underway on ASCENT, a 650-unit luxury apartment community featuring one- to three-bedroom residences... More
Montreal, Quebec, December 4, 2013
Edmonton: Ivanhoé Cambridge partners with Edmonton International Airport to develop The Outlet Collection at EIA
Ivanhoé Cambridge and Edmonton International Airport (EIA) announced today that they have entered into a conditional agreement to lease approximately 45 acres of land to develop... More
Montréal, November 28, 2013
La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec today announced its acquisition of a 26.7% stake in the Port of Brisbane in Australia’s Queensland. The transaction follows... More
Montréal, Québec, November 26, 2013
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec to rebalance its investment portfolio in selling 9.96 million CGI shares
La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“la Caisse”) and CGI (TSX: GIB.A, NYSE: GIB) announced today that la Caisse will reduce its holding in CGI... More
Did you know?
Each year, the Caisse awards four bursaries of $10,000 to students from the École d’Entrepreneurship de Beauce. An initiative in line with the Caisse’s commitment to support the new generation of entrepreneurs.
As part of its initiatives to support Québec’s future business leaders, the Caisse is organizing various activities to give students from Québec universities an opportunity to interact with experts from the Caisse. In October 2012, a portfolio manager met with students enrolled in the M.A. in Finance program at Université Laval.
In 2012, the first cohort of students graduated from the short master's program in financial engineering offered by the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). Offered in collaboration with the Caisse, this new training program is intended to give university graduates a better understanding of how financial markets work.
On May 31, 2012, the Caisse announced a $1-billion investment in CGI, a global leader in information technology. It was the second largest investment ever made by the Caisse in a Québec company. More
As a partner of the 14th Québec Entrepreneurship Contest, the Caisse awarded $1,500 grants to the winning companies from each of the Québec regions. The regional galas will be held in the spring of 2012.
Each year, the Caisse recycles or reuses hundreds of telephones, computer and electronic equipment, office furniture and printer cartridges.
The Centre CDP Capital team uses seepage water from the parking lot (untreated water) to wash the sidewalks, water the plants on the terraces and wash the cars in the parking lot.
The Caisse was part of the first wave of institutional investors to endorse the United Nations (UN) Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). To date, more than 800 investors, managers, and experts have endorsed the principles for responsible investment.
The Caisse boasts one of the largest fund management teams in Canada and North America. It has close to 800 employees who practice over 40 different professions. More
In 2004, the Caisse was the first institution in Canada to adopt a responsible investment policy.
As at December 31, 2012
Plans administered by the Commission administrative des régimes de retraite et d'assurances (CARRA)
- RREGOP 45.1 G$
- RPMP 7.8 G$
- RRPNECECM 219 M$
- Individual plans 190 M$
- PPEMO 173 M$
- SPMSQ - PF 173 M$
- RRCHCN 68 M$
- RRECSC 36 M$