Agreement to carry out infrastructure projects
The Québec government and La Caisse launch a new model to carry our major infrastructure projects. For more information
New investments and commitments
$10.3B over four years
$11.9B since 2009
- Investments of $200 million in the Québec Manufacturing Fund
- Creation of Sodémex Développement, a $250-million fund intended to support mining companies in the development stage
- First phase of the Capital-Croissance PME fund: investments totalling $192 million made in 186 businesses in all regions of Québec
Growth in assets in Québec over four years
Total Québec assets in Québec as at December 31, 2013
The Caisse invests in successful Québec companies. Some recent examples include:
December 18, 2014 – Agropur – Amount: $ 150 million
December 3, 2014 – Group Germain Hotels – Amount: $ 15 million
October 21, 2014 – Goupe Océan – Amount: $ 5 million
October 16, 2014 – Tornatech – Amount: $ 12 million
October 2, 2014 – Lemay – Amount: $ 6 million
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Edmonton, Alberta, January 21, 2015
Ivanhoé Cambridge and Edmonton International Airport unveil detailed plans for the Outlet Collection at EIA
Ivanhoé Cambridge and Edmonton International Airport (EIA) unveiled today details about the development of the Outlet Collection at EIA shopping centre... More
Montreal, Quebec, January 20, 2015
Ivanhoé Cambridge announces today an investment of more than $50 million in the redevelopment and continuing modernization of its Place Ste-Foy shopping centre in Quebec City. The work will... More
New York City, New York, and Montreal, Quebec, Canada, January 16, 2015
Ivanhoé Cambridge and its partner, Callahan Capital Properties, announced today the acquisition of a 100% interest in the 1.2-million-square-foot Three Bryant Park office property... More
Montréal, January 13, 2015
La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec announces today that it has concluded an agreement with the Québec government establishing an innovative business model for the execution of major infrastructure projects... More
Montreal, Quebec, January 12, 2015
Place Ville Marie and World Trade Centre Montréal – two Ivanhoé Cambridge properties – certified LEED® Silver
Ivanhoé Cambridge is very proud to announce that its properties, Place Ville Marie and the World Trade Centre Montréal are now certified LEED® Silver... More
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Today, la Caisse is committing to succeed. We want to move Québec forward. And when la Caisse succeeds, all of Québec wins. Michael Sabia, January 13, 2015
Additional $230 million for Québec small caps – La Caisse and Desjardins Group launched Phase II of the Capital Croissance PME fund, injecting an additional $230 million into the fund to foster the development and growth of companies throughout Québec.
Strengthening the next generation of financial technology leaders – La Caisse awarded a $10,000 bursary to the recipient of the Relève universitaire award for his innovative financial technology project. The prize was awarded at the first Forum FinTech, organized by Finance Montréal in May 2013.
Plan Montréal – In 2013, Ivanhoé Cambridge, one of La Caisse’s real estate subsidiaries, became the sole owner of Place Ville Marie, downtown Montréal’s landmark property. This investment is the first step in a comprehensive, ambitious plan to enhance the vitality of downtown Montréal.
Creation of Sodémex Développement – In 2013, La Caisse created this $250-million fund to invest amounts of $5 million to $20 million in mining companies in the development stage. This is in addition to the $75 million earmarked by Sodémex Exploration. La Caisse is now involved in all the stages of growth of Québec natural resource companies.
Development of entrepreneurship – As partner of the 15th Concours québécois en entrepreneuriat, in 2013 La Caisse awarded a bursary of $1,500 to winning companies in each of Québec’s regions.
Carrefour de stages – In 2013, La Caisse hired 12 interns as part of a pilot project by Finance Montréal to provide finance students with practical training that meets market needs. The project facilitates collaboration between companies and universities.
New commitment in the Québec manufacturing sector – In 2013, La Caisse injected an additional $100 million into the Québec Manufacturing Fund, which will continue to support the development and growth of Québec’s manufacturing companies.
Annual conference on responsible investment – Organized by La Caisse in 2013, this second annual conference addressed the theme of water. A series of specialists discussed this strategic resource and shared their expertise and experience in the management of water-related issues.
Bénévolat d'affaires – In partnership with Bénévoles d’affaires, twelve matches were made in 2013 to allow La Caisse employees to serve on boards of directors or in work committees and thereby share their expertise with community organizations.
Financial engineering – Each year, several professionals from La Caisse make a presentation on their professional discipline to students enrolled in the post-graduate financial engineering program at the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). Offered in collaboration with La Caisse since 2011, this program gives graduates the technical education they need to better grasp the inner workings of financial markets.