October 2011
 

Desjardins Group among the TOP 20 on Global Finance's 2011 list of the world's safest banks

Desjardins Group among the TOP 20 on Global Finance's 2011 list of the world's safest banks

For its 20th annual ranking of banks, New York-based Global Finance compared the 500 largest banks worldwide based on total assets and long-term credit ratings from Moody's, Standard & Poor's and Fitch. Internationally, Desjardins ranks ahead of many of the top banks from the U.S., Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

 

Intact Financial Corporation to sell AXA Canada's Life Insurance Business to SSQ Financial Group

Intact Financial Corporation to sell AXA Canada's Life Insurance Business to SSQ Financial Group

Intact Financial Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement to sell AXA Canada's life insurance business to SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc. with the financial support of its majority shareholder, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, for $300 million. The transaction is conditional on the receipt of regulatory approvals and is expected to close in early 2012.

 

Desjardins Financial Security wins outstanding achievements in communications by the Insurance and Financial Communicators Association

Desjardins Financial Security (DFS) won 11 awards in the Insurance and Financial Communicators Association (IFCA) annual awards competition, which recognizes excellence in advertising, public relations, corporate communications and sales promotion in the field of insurance and financial services.

 

Desjardins Group named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2012

For the first time in its history, Desjardins Group has been selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (www.canadastop100.com). This coveted national recognition identifies employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees.