Statement following the results of the US elections

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 9, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec today issued a statement following the results of the US elections:

"The results of the US elections add an additional level of uncertainty to the global economy. As a result, we expect to see increased volatility in the months ahead until the economic policy stance of Mr. Trump's administration becomes clearer.

This being said, the fundamental investment strategy of la Caisse has been and continues to be to invest in high quality assets in all our portfolios. While, of course, our portfolio will be affected by swings in market valuation, the quality of our assets will help mitigate these impacts. We will stay intensely focused on the evolving picture over the coming months."

ABOUT CAISSE DE DÉPÔT ET PLACEMENT DU QUÉBEC
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) is a long-term institutional investor that manages funds primarily for public and parapublic pension and insurance plans. As at June 30, 2016, it held $254.9 billion in net assets. As one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers, CDPQ invests globally in major financial markets, private equity, infrastructure and real estate. For more information, visit cdpq.com, follow us on Twitter @LaCDPQ or consult our Facebook or LinkedIn pages.

 

SOURCE Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

For further information: Jean-Benoît Houde, Senior Advisor, Media Relations, +1 514 847 5493, jbhoude@cdpq.com

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