Press releases

May 18, 2022

Investissements records de 10,6 M$ auprès de 13 entreprises par les Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ Bas-St-Laurent en 2021-2022 [ TRANSLATION BEING COMPLETED ]

Les Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ Bas-St-Laurent (FRS) ont connu un exercice record en 2021-2022 grâce à des investissements de 10,6 millions de dollars dans 13 entreprises de la région. Depuis l’exercice 2017-2018, les FRS Bas-Saint-Laurent ont ainsi quadruplé leur niveau d’investissement. Au cours de cette période, plus de la moitié des dossiers d’investissements ont été effectués pour appuyer la reprise d’entreprise.

May 17, 2022

Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ Teams Up with Immeubles Must Urbain

The Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ is teaming up with a new partner, Immeubles Must Urbain, on Le Wellington, a residential rental project that will revitalize and densify the heart of downtown Sherbrooke. Located at 81-83 Wellington Sud, the development will consist of 68 apartments and 2,300 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor. Construction has already begun, with completion slated for spring 2023.

February 8, 2022

EDC announces permanent financial solution to accelerate trade growth for Canadian business

Export Development Canada (EDC) is announcing an expansion to its Investment Matching Program, from a temporary COVID-19 support solution to a permanent program, with expanded eligibility to support more small- to medium-sized companies that are directly or indirectly exporters. Behind this decision is EDC’s focus on making a greater impact on the international growth of more Canadian companies by partnering with private sector investors.

September 20, 2021

Exprolink joins forces with California-based Zero Motorcycles and accelerates its development in North America

As the sole North American manufacturer of compact litter vacuums and sweepers, Exprolink accelerates its growth and establishes itself as a world leader in the field of small vocational electric vehicles. Less than two years after beginning the electrification of all its products, the Quebec company announces the opening of three sales offices in the United States, on the east and west coasts and in Texas, as well as a partnership with Zero Motorcycles, the worldwide leader in electric motorcycles and powertrains.

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.