April 19, 2014 2:37 PM ET

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Company Overview of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Company Overview

Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec is a privately owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to pension funds, insurance plans and other organizations. It also provides advisory services to its clients. The firm primarily invests in public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. It also invests in real estate, infrastructure, and hedge funds. The firm's private equity activities specialize in direct and fund of fund investments. It invests in leveraged buyout, growth capital, venture capital, distressed debt, mezzanine debt, and restructuring opportunities in privately held companies and may also invest in public companies. The firm seeks to invest in de...

65, rue Sainte-Anne

14e étage

Quebec, QC G1R 3X5


Founded in 1965

1,865 Employees





Key Executives for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Age: 51
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice-President of Depositors and Strategy
Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President of Private Equity and Infrastructure
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Key Developments

Orion Capital Reportedly Close To Acquiring Madrid Mall

Orion Capital Managers, L.P. is close to finalizing purchase of the Islazul shopping mall in Madrid for around €200 million, say local media. endors are Inversions Inmobiliarias Lar, S.A., Ivanhoe Cambridge, Inc. and the real estate arm of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.

CPP Reportedly In Talks To Invest INR 10 Billion In L&T IDPL

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is in talks to invest INR 10 billion in L&T Infrastructure Development Projects Limited (L&T IDPL) of Larsen & Toubro Limited (BSE:500510), sources reported. L&T is also looking at a second tranche of INR 10 billion capital infusion which is also expected to come from CPPIB 12-18 months after the first round but sources in the know said there are at least two more entitities willing to come on board. They include Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and State General Reserve Fund. Even though details of the deal are still are still not disclosed as the negotiations are ongoing, sources said, INR 20 billion capital infusion will lead to a 10% to 15% stake dilution. The equity valuation of the company is around INR 85 billion to INR 90 billion. KV Venkatesh, Chief Executive of L&TIDPL did not want to comment. "At the moment we are in discussion with one investor. We have taken an enabling approval from FIPB. The details on valuation, stake dilution are still being worked out," R Shankar Raman, Chief Financial Officer of L&T, told Economic Times. Mails sent to CDPQ and SGRF did not get a response till the time of going to press.

SPIE Reportedly Mulling Late 2014 IPO

SPIE SA is considering a stock market listing in late 2014, Les Echos reported. Les Echos, which did not identify its sources, said Spie's shareholders - Ardian, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc. and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec were studying an initial public offering (IPO) for the company and were likely to decide in the first quarter of 2014.

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