AIRY3D raised US $10M in Series A with Intel Capital, CRCM Ventures, Nautilus Venture Partners, R7 Partners, Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC), WI Harper Group, private investors
Michelin (EPA: ML) acquire Camso from Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Fonds de solidarité FTQ and other investors/shareholders for US $1.7B
Women in Technology Venture Fund (WIT) invested in four women founded/co-founded companies: AvenueHQ of Vancouver, Lufa Farms of Montreal, tealbook of Toronto, Unsplash of Montreal
Chronogolf closed $2 million 3rd round of financing with Telegraph Hill Capital, Anges Québec, Ronan Vandeputte, and iNovia Capital
Fonds de solidarité FTQ, along with Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ – Estrie, invested $5 million in Belt-Tech Products Inc. for a undisclosed minority stake
TPG Capital, Fosun, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) backed Cirque du Soleil acquired VStar Entertainment Group and Cirque Dreams
Flinks Technology raised undisclosed amount in 1st round of financing from National Bank, Luge Capital, Innostart Capital, Panache, iNovia Capital and Conconi Growth Partners.
GFT Technologies SE (ETR: GFT) acquired Québec City based V-NEO Inc., IT specialist focused on the insurance industry
Airbus SE (EPA: AIR) closed acquisition of 50.01% majority stake in C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership; Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) and Investissement Québec will own 34% and 16% respectively
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec through Fonds Relève CDPQ acquired a minority stake in BFL Canada for undisclosed amount.
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Fonds de solidarité backed IPL Plastics Inc. (TSX: IPLP) closed $178,200,000 initial public offering (IPO) and commenced trading on TSX
Fonds de solidarité FTQ and Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ acquired minority stake in Groupe EBI for $70 million