July 22, 2017 6:44 AM 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 mi...

65, rue Sainte-Anne

14e étage

Quebec, QC G1R 3X5

Canada

Founded in 1965

2,390 Employees

Phone:

418-684-2334

Fax:

418-684-2335

Key Executives for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 55
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-President
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice-President of Depositors & Strategy
Senior Vice President of Investments - Financial Services and Director
Chief Risk Officer and Executive Vice-President
Age: 59
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Key Developments

Tata Power-CDPQ Platform Reportedly In Talks To Buy Diliigent Power

Reportedly, an India-focused power platform created by The Tata Power Company Limited (NSEI:TATAPOWER), Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ) and ICICI Venture and few others, is in negotiations to buy of Diligent Power Pvt. Ltd, the power arm of print media company D.B. Corp. Ltd. Diligent Power has two thermal power plants with a combined capacity of 2,520 megawatts (MW)-one 1,200MW plant in Chhattisgarh and another 1,320MW plant in Madhya Pradesh. Although the $850 million platform was formed last year between Tata Power, ICICI Venture Funds, CDPQ Canada, Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) and State General Reserve Fund (SGRF) of the Sultanate of Oman, no deal has been signed so far. "Though no conclusion was arrived at on valuation, the assets can fetch a price of Rs.5-7.5 crore/MW," one of the persons familiar with the matter said, on condition of anonymity.

News Corp.'s Manhattan Headquarters Said to Be Put on the Market

Ivanhoé Cambridge, Inc. of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is looking to sell 1211 Avenue of the Americas, which serves as News Corporation’s (NasdaqGS:NWSA) Manhattan headquarters, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The 2 million-square-foot (186,000-square-meter) tower could fetch as much as $2 billion, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the matter isn’t public. Ivanhoe has hired Eastdil Secured to market the property, the person said. A representative for Ivanhoe declined to comment.

CDPQ Presents at SuperReturn Emerging Markets Conference, Jun-26-2017 through Jun-28-2017

CDPQ Presents at SuperReturn Emerging Markets Conference, Jun-26-2017 through Jun-28-2017. Venue: Amsterdam, Netherlands. Presentation Date & Speakers: Jun-28-2017, Rashad Kaldany, EVP Growth Markets.

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