Infrastructure

CDPQ is a world leader in infrastructure investments, with over 15 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.

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Key figures

Our exposure

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INFRASTRUCTURE BY GEOGRAPHY

As at December 31, 2017

 
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INFRASTRUCTURE BY SECTOR

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Our objective
Our objective

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
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Management team

Selected investments

Our infrastructure subsidiary

CDPQ Infra

CDPQ Infra is putting forward an innovative model for efficient and successful implementation of major public infrastructure projects. The model allows CDPQ to make use of its expertise in infrastructure and apply international best practices to complete projects on time and within budget.

CDPQ Infra aims to generate returns for CDPQ and its partners while limiting the financial impact of infrastructure projects on the balance sheets of governments.

Management

Réseau express métropolitain
Réseau express métropolitain

A new integrated public transit network for the Greater Montréal area that will link downtown with the South Shore, the West Island, the North Shore and the airport.

See the REM website

An impactful project for Québec