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Discover the 2019 Operations and Sustainability Report

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Our results at a glance

At the Fonds, we believe that we can do great things when we pool our strengths.

 

Return to the shareholder

Years ended May 31 (in %)

 

Annual compound returns to the shareholder

Years ended May 31 (in %)

 

Our shareholder return of 7.8% for the financial year ended May 31, 2019, shows that Quebec can count on strong businesses and entrepreneurs. It is also a testament to the excellent work of our investment teams, masters in the art of finding and developing promising companies with high growth potential.

Net assets

As at May 31 (in millions of $)

 
 

Net assets per share

As at May 31 (in dollars)

 

Development capital investments*

Years ended May 31 (in millions of $)

 
 

Number of partner companies

As at May 31 (Fonds and network)

 

*These investments include funds committed but not disbursed, as well as guarantees and suretyships.

A key partner in the development of businesses across Quebec

Opening new horizons, being daring, adapting to a world in transition–this is how a company embarks on the path to sustainable prosperity. Discover some of the companies that get Quebec moving.

 

Les Entreprises de pêche Éric Gallant

Les Entreprises de pêche Éric Gallant—a pioneer in the crab fishing sector—is located in the village of Aguanish, in the Minganie regional county municipality. This year, it received financial support from the Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ Côte-Nord to ensure the succession of the family business. With the help of a new financing product designed by the Fonds régionaux specifically for the fishing industry, Éric Gallant is taking the helm of the business founded in 1982 by his father, Julien-Marie.

Sector: Agri-food
Region: Côte-Nord (head office)
Number of employees: 5

Ocean Group—a Quebec leader in shipbuilding and repairs, dredging and marine towing and transportation—is accelerating its growth plan in 2019 with the help of an investment of close to $60 million by the Fonds. With operations in Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick, Alberta, and the Caribbean, the company intends to expand its presence in Canada and deploy its service offering internationally.

Sectors: Transportation and storage
Region: Quebec City (head office)
Number of employees: 900+

Ocean Group

Bicycles Quilicot

Bicycles Quilicot has set a course for innovation. With financial support and guidance from the Fonds, the company was able to make the digital shift and launch an online store. It also now offers mobile workshops on how to assemble and maintain bikes. To further improve the customer experience, Bicycles Quilicot plans to develop a mobile app that customers can use to schedule appointments.

Sector: Retail
Region: Montreal (head office)
Number of employees: 100

Bfly creates products that promote children’s development while having fun. With an investment from the Fonds, the company was able to open a location complete with a store and a butterfly aviary in Brossard’s Quartier Dix-30. Bfly’s immersive experiences are fun for the whole family!

Sectors: Retail and Arts, entertainment and recreation
Region: Quebec City (head office)
Number of employees: 40

Bfly

Engaging in a just energy transition

At the Fonds, we consider the human, social, and environmental aspects of the transition toward a low-carbon economy. Our action plan is divided into the following four parts:

  1. Reduce the carbon intensity of our portfolio
  2. Support Quebec companies in the transition
  3. Invest in a low-carbon economy
  4. Assume a leadership role in the just energy transition
VIEW THE ACTION PLAN

Watch the highlights of Fonds de solidarité FTQ’s 2019 annual general meeting

Watch the pre-recorded webcastingAttention, this link will open a new tab. of the annual general assembly of September 28, 2019.

Together, meeting the challenges of a world in transition

Beyond financial return, we strive to contribute to society’s well-being through our investments. Our objectives are to create and retain high-quality jobs, to support local and regional economies, and more. Read our 2019 Operations and Sustainability Report online to discover all our initiatives.

Notes
Please read the prospectus before buying Fonds de solidarité FTQ shares. Copies of the prospectus may be obtained on the Website fondsftq.com, 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.

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