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Press releases

April 13, 2015

TVM Life Science Ventures VII Announces Investment in Esperas Pharma Inc.

TVM Life Science Ventures VII today announced the fund’s seventh investment, a co-investment with the Fonds de solidarité FTQ (the “Fonds”) – establishing Esperas Pharma Inc., a company based in Montréal, Québec. Esperas Pharma Inc. plans to develop, to proof-of-concept, a compound originally discovered through one of Eli Lilly and Company’s (Lilly) research and development programs, with the potential to treat certain types of cancers including triple negative breast cancer.

April 8, 2015

Fonds de solidarité FTQ and French-Belgian group Média-Participations to partner with Frima

A new chapter has opened in the history of Frima, Canada’s biggest independent videogame company, with the arrival of two new investors and partners, Fonds de solidarité FTQ and European entertainment powerhouse Média-Participations. The $7.5 million investment will equip the Quebec City studio to pursue its mission as a leader in the development and sale of entertainment products and brands.

March 31, 2015

Fonds de solidarité FTQ Participates in Thrasos US$21 Million Financing Round to Complete Phase 2 Clinical Trials of THR-184 for the Prevention of Acute Kidney Injury

The Fonds de solidarité FTQ believes in the potential of Montréal biotech Thrasos Innovation (Thrasos) and is participating in the Series D financing round led by BDC Venture Capital and SR One. The company’s current Phase 2 is progressing well and is expected to reach full enrollment this summer. Success in such a program would be meaningful for any patient suffering from acute kidney injury. It therefore made sense for the Fonds to support the continuation of clinical trials for Thrasos’ lead product, THR-184.

January 19, 2015

30% more tax savings

You could benefit from the 30%* tax savings exclusive to the Fonds de solidarité FTQ RRSP for the 2014 tax year. Don’t miss this opportunity!

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.