Fixed Income

CDPQ has extensive experience managing bond portfolios, with over 25 years in direct corporate credit.

Our Fixed Income teams invest in a variety of debt securities and derivatives, which are diversified across different investment horizons. They leverage broad knowledge and expertise to generate long-term value.

Fixed Income portfolios

$119.4 B

Net assets as at December 31, 2022


Of CDPQ’s total portfolio 

$84.7 B

In credit markets

Our core areas

Our investment activities are grouped together into four main areas

Sovereign Credit

Developed and growth markets

Real Estate Debt

Commercial mortgages (managed by our subsidiary Otéra Capital)

Corporate Credit

Private and public companies

Infrastructure Financing

Financing infrastructure projects in various sectors

Our objective

Our fixed income investments aim to generate stable and predictive returns over the long term. These lower risk assets play a key role in CDPQ’s portfolio construction, notably in managing liquidity. In recent years, the proportion of our credit activities were increased to diversify sources of return.

Our investment approach

  • Target a long-term investment horizon
  • Provide complete solutions by focusing on our agility and our resources
  • Propose financing adapted to the needs of our partners
  • Establish partnerships at the global level


Our real estate debt subsidiary

CDPQ India

Otéra Capital is one of Canada’s largest commercial real estate lenders and possesses extensive experience in the Canadian market. Its products and services include term, interim and construction loans, as well as the arrangement of loan syndications. It is also active in:

  • Acquiring and selling loan portfolios
  • Acquiring mortgage bonds
  • Asset management
  • Loan administration 

This expertise allows Otéra Capital to offer borrowers a complete range of commercial real estate lending services.

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