January 2011, volume 4, number 4

France-Quebec mobility agreement for insurance and securities professionals

The new agreement represents another step forward in efforts to facilitate the bilateral mobility of insurance and securities professionals in Quebec and France.


Desjardins named Bank of the Year by The Banker

On the eve of its 110th anniversary, Desjardins Group has been named Bank of the Year 2010 - Canada by The Banker, a UK-based publication owned by the Financial Times and a global reference for financial information.


La Corporation Financière L’Excellence acquires L’Excellence Life Insurance Company

La Corporation Financière L'Excellence Ltd., a subsidiary of Industrial Alliance, recently acquired L'Excellence Life Insurance Company, thereby consolidating its operating base in Quebec. Industrial Alliance has over 3,500 employees and administers and manages assets valued at more than $64 billion.