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April 11, 2018

Processia strengthens its international leadership and becomes one of the largest specialized PLM consulting and system integration firms

Today, Processia Solutions announce the acquisition of Europe based NobleTek B.V. and India based NobleTek PLM Solutions Pvt. Ltd specializing, as it does, in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) consulting, system integration and managed services, thereby strengthening its international leadership and reach. The transaction was made possible thanks to the contribution of Processia's financial partners, notably the Fonds de solidarité FTQ.

March 29, 2018

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Fonds de solidarité FTQ will invest up to C$300 million CA by way of an unsecured subordinated loan to Boralex

Boralex Inc. (TSX: BLX) (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) announces today the closing of a joint investment of $200 million in the Corporation by way of an unsecured subordinated loan with a term of ten (10) years. The investment is made by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (la « Caisse ») via its subsidiary CDPQ Revenu Fixe Inc. which is investing an amount of $170 million to which is added an investment of $30 million by Fonds de solidarité FTQ (the “Fonds”).

February 14, 2018

Cap on shares issued has now been reached

The cap on shares issued for the Fonds’ 2017-2018 fiscal year has now been reached. Starting today, it is no longer possible to subscribe for shares of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ on a one-time or ad hoc basis. This cap does not, however, affect savers who have signed up (or who wish to do so!) for payroll deductions or automatic bank debits.

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.