Printing

BACKGROUND

Québec’s printing industry is made up of sheet, offset, flexography, screen and digital printing companies and various specialized services such as pre-press and binding.

The province is an important, well established player in this industry, which apart from a few giants, is segmented into many niche markets served by SMEs.

INDUSTRY CHALLENGES

In order to ensure its long-term growth and to maintain its advantageous market position, the printing industry will have to address the following challenges:

  • Changing technology that will require them to upgrade to computerized equipment in order to digitize all the steps of the production chain, from design to printing;
  • Industry consolidation as printing gives way to electronic media.

WHERE THE FONDS FITS IN

The Fonds de solidarité FTQ leverages its expertise, capital and vast network to:

  • Provide financial and strategic support to companies seeking to maximize their growth;
  • Allow companies to capitalize on market opportunities to develop value-creating projects;
  • Help create and keep jobs in Québec.
INVESTMENT PRIORITIES

FINANCING

The Fonds offers solutions tailored to your needs.

FINANCING SOLUTIONS

The Fonds tailors its offer to match the individual needs of its partner companies. We offer patient capital that takes into account the challenges businesses face and the time they need to see their projects to fruition. 

Our flexible financing options include:

  • Equity financing (common or preferred shares)
  • Unsecured debt, requiring no collateral (debenture)
FINANCING CRITERIA

The Fonds gives priority to businesses that satisfy, among others, the following criteria:

  • Competent, dynamic and credible teams with operating experience;
  • Shareholders and officers receptive to investors, alliances and partnerships; 
  • Sound business plans and concepts;
  • Promising market and profitability outlook;
  • Competitive advantages;
  • Preservation and creation of lasting jobs.

SPECIALIZED TEAM

There are many advantages to partnering with our team, including:

  • Solid expertise and involvement in the printing industry;
  • Financing tailored to your needs;
  • A multidisciplinary, seasoned and available team;
  • Strategic support in the short, medium and long terms;
  • Proactive and close by.

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