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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

2,772 Employees





Key Executives for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member of Executive Committee
Age: 52
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice-President and Member of Executive Committee
Executive Vice-President of Depositors and Strategy, Chief Operations Officer, and Member of Executive Committee
Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, and Member of Executive Committee
Senior Vice President, Investments – Financial Services, Director, and Member of Risk Management Committee
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Key Developments

Morgan Stanley Reportedly Seeks Bids for Southern Star Pipeline

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Inc. is reported to be procuring buyer for Southern Star Central Corp. According to people familiar with the matter, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure has recently sent offering documents to a number of potential buyers which includes Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:TEP), TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP), The Williams Companies, Inc., Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE), Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE:BWP), Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Macquarie Group Limited (ASX:MQG). Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., LLC is reported to be the investment bank working with Morgan Stanley Infrastructure in the sale of Southern Star Central Corp. Representatives for Morgan Stanley, Caisse de Depot, and Boardwalk declined to comment while Tudor Pickering, TransCanada, Tallgrass, Spectra, and Williams didn’t respond to calls.

Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec to Form Joint Venture with Claridge, Inc

Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec has agreed to form a private equity joint venture with Claridge, Inc. to invest in Israel's civil technology. Both the partners are based in Canada. The new joint venture is known as Claridge CDPQ Israel, an investment firm based in Tel Aviv, Israel.

LCPF Joins Bidding War For Eurostar

Lancashire County Pension Fund has joined the battle to buy government's 40% stake worth £400 million in Eurostar International Ltd. LCPS is competing against a consortium or 3i Group plc (LSE:III) and Predica Prevoyance Dialogue du Credit Agricole S.A., as well as an alliance between Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited.

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