May 7, 2015

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

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.


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

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.


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

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. 


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

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).


Desjardins Group in 2014: Solid growth, committed cooperative

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.