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Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins Annual General Meeting

Montréal, February 3, 2010 – Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins (the “Company”) announces that its nineth Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday, March 26, 2010 at 10:45 a.m. at the Québec City Convention Centre, Room 200.

Furthermore, the Board of Directors set February 11, 2010 as the record date to determine the shareholders that are entitled to receive the Notice of the Annual General Meeting. In addition, March 12, 2010 was set as the record date to determine the shareholders that are entitled to exercise their voting rights.

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 122,000 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 over 200 companies and cooperatives in various industries spanning all Québec regions. (www.capitalregional.com)

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For further information:

André Chapleau
Media Relations
Desjardins Group
514-281-7229 or 1-866-866-7000, ext. 7229