CDPQ is a world leader in infrastructure investments, with nearly 25 years of experience. Our team makes direct investments in companies involved in various types of infrastructure in the developed markets as well as in targeted growth markets. These assets include ports, airports, highways, wind farms, public transit systems, and energy transportation and distribution networks.
Through our subsidiary CDPQ Infra, we also act as a developer in certain infrastructure projects by providing integrated management of the planning, financing, construction and operating phases.
Net assets as at December 31, 2022
Of CDPQ’s total portfolio
Number of countries in which we have infrastructure investments
Largest institutional investor in infrastructure in the world, according to Infrastructure Investor’s GI 50 ranking
We focus on tangible assets that can generate stable and predictable investment income over the long term while protecting our capital from inflation. With our subsidiary CDPQ Infra, we seek to create more value by developing and operating infrastructure projects.
Our investment approach
- Invest in promising assets and markets in a prudent and rigorous manner
- Focus on assets for which we fully understand the value and risks across the long-term horizon
- Use investment platforms to establish strategic partnerships to undertake transactions
- Add value to our investments by working with partners and management teams to identify and implement performance-enhancing initiatives
Executive Vice-President and Head of Infrastructure
Managing Director, Infrastructure, Asia Pacific
Managing Director, Infrastructure, Latin America and Managing Director, CDPQ Brasil
Managing Director, Infrastructure, Europe and Managing Director, CDPQ Paris
Managing Director, Infrastructure, North America
CDPQ Global Infrastructure Inc.
Managing Director, Asset Management & Valuation, Infrastructure
CDPQ Global Infrastructure Inc.
First phase in the development of a new CDPQ platform dedicated to renewable energy infrastructure
Azure Power Global
Port of Brisbane
Wind and solar energy
Long-term strategic partnership
Various infrastructure facilities
Partnership with a consortium of Mexican institutional investors for $3.1 billion in investments
United Arab Emirates
45% interest for $5 billion of investments in port facilities, in partnership with DP World
Our infrastructure subsidiary
The CDPQ Infra business model aims to foster effective execution of major public infrastructure projects. The model gives CDPQ the opportunity to leverage its infrastructure expertise and adopt international best practices to execute work on time and on budget.
CDPQ Infra aims to generate commercial returns for CDPQ and its partners while limiting the financial impact of infrastructure projects on government balance sheets.
Réseau express métropolitain
The REM is an integrated public transportation network project currently under construction in Greater Montréal. It will connect downtown, the South Shore, the West Island, the North Shore and the airport.
An impactful project for QuébecLearn more about the REM
of Québec content
jobs during construction
permanent jobs in Québec
in wages paid in Québec
CDPQ’s commitment to the project, out of a total estimated value of $6.9 B
Commissioning of the first branch of the REM
Stations with practical, seamless connections to other transportation networks
Will run 7 days a week
20 hours a day
Wi-Fi + universal access