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Acquisition 1 847 500 $

THE INVESTMENT:

Thanks to the Capital croissance PME fund, Nutrinor Coopérative acquires La Fromagerie Champêtre to maximize dairy processing and product diversification, and its organic offering in particular. Organic farming will give Fromagerie-Champêtre/Nutrinor the opportunity to expand its distribution network into Ontario and the West.

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THE COMPANY:

Founded in 1996 in Repentigny, La Fromagerie Champêtre offers a wide range of common cheeses such as Champêtre brand cheddar curds, Swiss, Monterey Jack, Gouda and Brick cheeses. The product offering also includes fine cheeses: award-winning Presqu’île, Tomme du Fleuve, Le Bocké and Phare de l’île Ronde. Fromagerie Champêtre is home to some 50 employees. www.fromageriechampetre.com

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CAPITAL CROISSANCE PME II:

Capital croissance PME, the combined strength of Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins and the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, is an investment fund with the primary mission of providing patient capital to Québec SMEs to carry out a variety of expansion projects. It strives in particular to keep SME ownership in Québec as entrepreneurs start thinking about taking their retirement. Managed by Desjardins Business Capital régional et coopératif, CCPME is designed to meet the financing needs of Québec companies, primarily in the form of subordinated loans of less than $5 million. www.capitalcroissancepme.com

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT TEAM:

Louis Maltais
Investment Manager
418-669-0838, ext. 7272242
louis.maltais@dcrdesjardins.com
Jean Bergeron
Investment Manager
418-543-1718, ext. 5890003
jean.bergeron@dcrdesjardins.com
Christian Roy
Associate Vice-president, Equity
514-281-8687
christian.roy@dcrdesjardins.com

 

Michel Leclerc
Vice-President Northen and Eastern Quebec, Subordinated Debt
418 723-4794, ext. 7153245
michel.leclerc@dcrdesjardins.com