May 22, 2015
In an effort to attract successful international life science funds to Québec, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ is investing €10.5 million (C$14.3 million) in the Netherlands-based Forbion III fund. Since its inception, Forbion Capital Partners has demonstrated an impressive ability to create value with 11 products at or near market. Current funds under management by Forbion exceed €540 million, split between five active funds and comprising some 28 promising portfolio companies.
April 23, 2015
The Fonds de solidarité FTQ and the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal are joining forces to launch the second edition of RDV Relève inc.™, taking place May 4 to 8 in Montréal and in participating regions (Valleyfield, Saguenay, the Laurentians and Sherbrooke). As part of this initiative, the two organizations are launching a major awareness-raising campaign across Quebec to draw the attention of young professionals to the opportunity of business transfers and entrepreneurial succession.