CDPQ's 2019 Annual Report

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Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) just released its 2019 Annual Report:Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) today released its Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2019, a little later than usual due to the exceptional situation related to COVID‑19. In addition to the detailed analysis of its financial results released on February 20, the report provides a complete overview of its activities. Here are some highlights:PERFORMANCE OVER TEN YEARS

Annualized return of 9.2%.

Net assets increased from $131.6 billion in 2009 to 340.1 billion in 2019, with $191.0 billion in net investment results and $17.5 billion in net deposits.

The proportion of assets invested in international markets rose from 36% in 2009 to 66% in 2019.

PERFORMANCE OVER FIVE YEARS

Annualized return of 8.1% and net assets grew $114.2 billion, with net investment results of $106.0 billion and net deposits of $8.2 billion.

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Leo Kolivakis is an independent senior economist and pension and investment analyst with years of experience working on the buy and sell-side. He has researched and invested in traditional and alternative asset classes at two of the largest public pension funds in Canada, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Caisse) and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments). He's also consulted the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada on the governance of the Federal Public Service Pension Plan (2007) and been invited to speak at the Standing Committee on Finance (2009) and the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Commerce and Trade (2010) to discuss Canada's pension system.

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