A Diversified Portfolio
The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is a global investor. As at December 31, 2016, its net assets under management totalled $270.7 billion, which it invests in financial markets around the world, in different types of investments, and in all economic sectors.
Composition of THE Overall Portfolio
Diversification by investment type, geographic area and sector
The Caisse invests:
- By investment type, to earn higher returns while managing risk and protecting capital.
- By geographic region, to reduce the concentration in a single economy and benefit from investment opportunities in other markets, particularly emerging markets.
- By sector, to capitalize on sectors favoured by the current economic context while avoiding concentration in any specific sector in the case of publicly traded shares and private offerings.
A diversified overall portfolio
La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec’s overall portfolio is diversified into three asset classes: Fixed Income, Real Assets and Equities. Each of these asset classes has a specific risk-return profile. All together, the asset classes encompass various specialized portfolios and mandates for the depositors to invest their fund.