Capital Desjardins Completes $900M Notes Offering

On May 5, 2010, Capital Desjardins Inc., a subsidiary of the Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec, closed an issuance of $900 million of 5.187 per cent Series G Senior Notes due 2020.
This $900 million issuance of senior notes is the third to be made by Capital Desjardins under the terms of a base shelf prospectus dated June 30, 2008, which provides for the issuance of a maximum of $2 billion of senior notes.

Desjardins Securities Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., TD Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., Casgrain & Company Limited and Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. acted as agents with respect to the offering.

Capital Desjardins was represented in-house by a team from the Desjardins Group composed of Renaud Coulombe, Vice President, Legal Affairs and Compliance; Caroline Thomassin, General Manager, Legal Affairs, Project and Financing, Strategy, Performance and Development and Mylène Masse, Legal Counsel; and assisted by Peter Villani and Christian Jacques of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP.

The agents were advised by Paul Raymond, Solomon Sananes and Nicholas Cerminaro of Ogilvy Renault LLP.


Solomon Sananes Peter Villani Paul Raymond Caroline Thomassin Christian Jacques Renaud Coulombe Mylene Masse Nicholas Cerminaro