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Press releases

August 18, 2015

Supporting Succession in Abitibi-Témiscamingue: Fonds de solidarité FTQ Acquires a Majority Stake in Technosub

In order to support succession and ensure the continuity of Rouyn-Noranda-based Technosub, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ has acquired a majority stake in the company. The announcement to employees was made this morning by Technosub president Yvan Blais and the Fonds’ senior vice-president of investments, Normand Chouinard. This is the Fonds’ second investment involving an ownership transfer at Technosub, the first having been made with the Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ in January 2011.

August 13, 2015

Four Québec investors form a consortium with the Dutil family to further support Manac’s growth in North America

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Investissement Québec and the Québec Manufacturing Fund announced today that they have formed a consortium with Placements CMI, the entity controlled by the family of Manac’s founder, Marcel Dutil, to acquire the company and continue to support its growth in North America.

July 7, 2015

Alithya acquires Groupe conseil OSI. Alithya becomes Quebec’s leading private IT firm and one of the largest in Canada

Alithya, a Québec based IT and strategy consulting firm, active in Canada and Europe, has acquired Groupe conseil OSI. As part of this transaction, Capital régional et coopérative Desjardins (CRCD) and Investissement Québec become investors in Alithya with 3.5M$ and 1.5M$ respectively. The Fonds de solidarité FTQ is also involved in this transaction as a financial partner.

July 6, 2015

Record Year for Fonds de solidarité FTQ and its Shareholders: Profits of $992 Million

The Fonds de solidarité FTQ reported comprehensive income of $992 million and net assets of $11.1 billion for the year ended May 31, 2015. The return for this period is 9.8% and share value reached a record $33.26, an increase of $1.90 from January 2015 and $2.97 from July 2014. During the year, the Fonds committed $640 million in development capital to companies with an economic impact in Québec.

Created in 1983, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ is a development capital fund that calls upon the solidarity and savings of Quebecers to help fulfill its mission to contribute to Québec's economic growth by creating and protecting jobs through investments primarily in small and medium-sized businesses in all spheres of activity.

The Fonds also seeks to encourage Quebecers to save for retirement and to offer its over half a million shareholders-savers a reasonable return over and above the outstanding tax benefits they receive for purchasing Fonds shares. A leading purveyor of unsecured risk capital (growth and venture capital), the Fonds continues to drive our economy.