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Frédéric Godbout

Senior Vice-President and Deputy Head
Private Equity

Frédéric Godbout is Senior Vice-President and acts as Deputy Head of CDPQ’s Private Equity group. The group that he co-manages invests in global private equity, covering a broad industry spectrum and various transaction types, and has leading-edge experience as a direct investor in companies and as a partner in investment funds. Mr. Godbout is responsible for private equity teams active in fund, opportunistic credit and co-investment strategies. He also oversees CDPQ’s global private equity activities in Montréal. He sits on the Global Private Equity, Global Value Equity and CDPQ Infra investment committees.

He has more than 15 years of experience in the private equity market. Before joining CDPQ in 2002, he was a business intelligence consultant at ModelCom. He had previously held different positions in the business banking, asset management and investment advising units at the Royal Bank Financial Group. He graduated from HEC Montréal and is a CFA charterholder.


Mr. Godbout sits on the board of the Institutional Investors Roundtable (IIR).