In 2002, La Financière agricole du Québec created a strategic investment branch, Capital Financière agricole inc. (CFAI), which uses development capital to support profitable and structuring projects that contribute to the growth of the agriculture and agri-food sectors.
In 2006, the CFAI got a second shareholder, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, which acquired 10% of its capital.
CFAI mainly supports food-processing projects that increase market outlets for agricultural products grown and raised in Québec. It can also participate in projects upstream of the primary sector and in the agricultural sector.
Capital Financière agricole inc. is a unique business partner that offers: