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January 20, 2018

More funding for the Rimouski-Neigette Fonds Local de solidarité SMW development on the RCM territory

The SOPER and the Fonds locaux de solidarité FTQ are proud to announce an increase in the funding of the Rimouski-Neigette Fonds local de solidarité (FLS), one of the investment tools to encourage entrepreneurship on the RCM territory. A total of $1.5 million is now available for business start-up and growth projects. The $500,000 increase was necessary to meet the growing needs of entrepreneurs. In 2016, this FLS provided $447,300 out of the $1,276,663 invested in the 28 projects approved that year.

January 5, 2018

Fonds de solidarité FTQ Posts 12-Month Return of 8.9%

In the first six months of its 2017-2018 financial year, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ posted comprehensive income (profit) of $506 million for the benefit of its 645,000 savers. Share value is now $39.32, for a shareholder return of 3.8% for the six-month period ended November 30, 2017, and a 12-month return of 8.9%. Net assets grew to $13.7 billion.

December 6, 2017

Janie Béïque appointed Chief of Investments and Strategic Investment Initiatives of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ

Normand Chouinard, Executive Vice-President, Investments of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, is pleased to announce the appointment of Janie C. Béïque as Chief of Investments and Strategic Investment Initiatives. In her new position, she will oversee the Fonds’ investment portfolio as well as define the organisation’s future strategic direction with respect to investments and implement them.

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.

Please read the prospectus before buying Fonds de solidarité FTQ shares. Copies of the prospectus, from a local representative or at the offices of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ. The shares of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ are not guaranteed, their value changes and past performance may not be repeated.