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Desjardins Group’s second quarter 2015 : Solid contribution, primarily from insurance businesses, leads to strong results

News - For the second quarter ended June 30, 2015, Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada, boasts an operating income of $3,438 million, up $281 million or 8.9% from the same period last year.

Publication of the 2014 Desjardins Group Annual Report and the 2014 Social Responsibility Report

News - The 2014 Desjardins Group Annual Report, with the theme “Your Desjardins Advantage,” was released today. The report, which is only available online at, details the achievements that contributed to the nationwide growth of Canada’s largest cooperative financial group, including its improved efficiency, while upholding its fundamental strategic direction: continuing to better serve its seven million members and clients.

Desjardins General Insurance Group reports 2014 fourth quarter and year-end results

News - For the year ended December 31, 2014, Desjardins General Insurance Group (DGIG), a Desjardins Group subsidiary specializing in property and casualty insurance, announced a net income of $151.3 million, a decrease of $43.9 million compared to 2013. Return on equity (ROE) was 12.9%, compared to 19.0% in 2013, still ranking the company among the best in the industry.

Desjardins Group in 2014: Solid growth, committed cooperative

News - Desjardins Group, Canada’s largest cooperative financial group posted $12,654 million in operating income, an increase of close to 6% over the previous year. Surplus earnings before member dividends total $1,593 million, up 4.1%, compared to the $1,530 million recorded in 2013.

SSQ Financial Group to offer Canada's most comprehensive critical illness coverage - A first for group insurance!

News - Group insurance leader SSQ Financial Group is set to launch an exclusive new critical illness insurance product in March. The new product will feature three separate coverage options, making it the most generous, comprehensive, and flexible group insurance product available in Canada: Basic (6 illnesses), Complete (24 illnesses), and Total (40 illnesses).

Industrial Alliance Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-end Results for 2014

News - For the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (TSX: IAG) reports net income attributed to common shareholders of $112.4 million, up 23% over the previous year.

Best Buy Canada chooses Desjardins to manage its private label credit card portfolio

News - Best Buy Canada Ltd., operator of two of Canada's largest retailers, and Desjardins Group, the leading financial cooperative in Canada, have announced a new partnership to better serve customers nationwide. The partnership sees Desjardins, through its Card and Payment Services business unit, acquiring both the Best Buy Canada and Future Shop private-label credit card portfolios.

Desjardins Group completes the acquisition of State Farm's Canadian operations businesses

News - Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada, announces that it has completed the purchase of State Farm Canada's businesses in property and casualty and life insurance, as well as its Canadian mutual fund, loan and living benefits companies as at January 1, 2015.

Industrial Alliance launches WebRx

News - Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. is pleased to introduce a powerful and straightforward drug cost management tool to its group insurance clients: WebRx.

Desjardins General Insurance Group reports strong third quarter results

News - Desjardins General Insurance Group (DGIG), a Desjardins Group subsidiary specializing in property and casualty insurance, recorded a net income of $63.0 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, up 38.8% from the corresponding period in 2013.


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