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The 2010 issue of Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins Shares Has Completely Sold Out


Montréal, January 7, 2011 – Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins announced today that the 2010 authorized capitalization of $150 million has completely sold out well in advance of the February 28, 2011 closing date – a further glowing testimonial that the Company is successful in fulfilling its mission to support the growth of Québec SMEs and cooperatives.

For Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins Chairman André Lachapelle, the strong appeal of the Company’s shares as an investment tool speaks volumes, “Investor enthusiasm for our share sales demonstrates the breadth of this offering that provides concrete support for economic development in all regions of Québec.” At the same time, he expressed his appreciation for the ongoing commitment of the Desjardins caisse network that contributes to the sale of the shares year after year.

Shares of the 2011 issue will be on sale starting April 20, 2011.

About Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins

Founded in 2001, Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins is a publicly traded company managed by Desjardins Venture Capital. With over 112,000 shareholders, the Company contributes to Québec’s economic development while driving the growth of cooperatives and the resource regions. Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins currently supports more than 230 companies, cooperatives and funds in various industries spanning all Québec regions. (www.capitalregional.com)

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Information (for journalists only):
Nathalie Genest
Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins
514 281-7275 – 1 866 866-7000, ext. 7275
nathalie.genest@desjardins.com