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December 6, 2018

Fonds de solidarité FTQ Announces Integration of MSCI World Low Carbon ESG Target Screened Index

As part of its plan for a just energy transition, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ is the first investor to announce that it will integrate the MSCI World Low Carbon ESG Target Screened Index in the management of a 1,3 billion C$ portfolio, by the end of its financial year on May 31, 2019. The new index will contribute to the Fonds’ commitment to reduce the carbon footprint of its investments in public companies by 25% between now and 2025.

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.

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.