SAINT-LAMBERT, Feb. 13, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Fonds de solidarité FTQ
is pleased to announce a $2 million investment in Acquisio, a
new-economy enterprise based in Saint-Lambert that develops management
software for online marketing campaigns.
"Acquisio is a promising young company that has made a place for itself
in a booming market. The Fonds de solidarité FTQ is proud to partner
with a Québec tech firm whose international expansion will have a
ripple effect here at home by consolidating and creating jobs" said
Alain Denis, Senior Vice-President, New Economy, at the Fonds de
"The Fonds' investment will allow Acquisio to venture into the
international market for online advertising management which will lead
to the creation of some 60 jobs over the next 18 months" added
Acquisio's CEO, Martin Le Sauteur.
The Fonds de solidarité FTQ congratulates M. Le Sauteur for recently
being named by the Quebec Technology Association as one of three
finalists for the 2012 Investissement Québec CEO of the Year Award.
SME growth will be fuelled by expansion outside Québec
International expansion not only allows SMEs to consolidate their Québec
operations and by extension, jobs at home, but makes them even more
solid and competitive which is conducive to keeping decision-making
centres here in Québec. From 2006 to 2010, Fonds partner companies that
ventured beyond our borders saw sales grow 27% and jobs increase by
The Acquisio investment was made possible by the Fonds' roughly 583,000
shareholders who enjoy 30% in additional tax savings by purchasing a
An RRSP that offers an additional 30% in tax savings
Whether Quebecers are looking to save for their first home, buy
equipment for their small business or a new project, it's easier than
ever to save an additional 30% on their taxes by contributing to a
Fonds de solidarité FTQ RRSP.
There are a number of ways to contribute: through our new transactional
site (www.CYBERFONDSFTQ.com), at any one of our 59 field offices across Québec or by calling
Shareholders can choose whether to contribute on a regular basis, either
through payroll deduction or pre-authorized withdrawals, or in a
single, lump-sum payment.
Lastly, the Fonds would like to remind the public that there is no limit
on the number of shares available this year and that the RRSP
contribution deadline for the 2011 tax year is February 29, 2012.
SOURCE FONDS DE SOLIDARITE FTQ
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