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Growth $500,000


With the support of Capital croissance PME, Gestion AFM-Séma secures the means to strengthen its leadership position in the Canadian railway construction industry.

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Since 1996, Gestion AFM-Séma has been a Canadian leader in railway construction services. Through its operating companies, including Les ateliers ferroviaires de Mont-Joli, SÉMA Railway Structures and Groupe Séma Structures ferroviaires, this Saint‑Flavie company based in Québec’s Lower St. Lawrence region is a railway and transportation infrastructure designer, manufacturer and installer. Gestion AFM-Séma has a headcount of around 100 employees. 


CCPME II 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.


The Capital croissance PME fund is managed by Desjardins Business Capital régional et coopératif. Its investment professionals are spread across all regions of Québec:

Martin Labbé
Investment Manager
418 723-4794, ext. 7153225
Andrée Bélanger
Investment Manager
418 654-2006, ext. 5562399
Michel Leclerc
Vice-President Northen and Eastern Quebec, Subordinated Debt
418 723-4794, ext. 7153245