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Development Capital

To give you the flexibility you need to carry out your projects, Investissement Québec can provide financing adapted to your situation. This offer may be based on a single financing solution or a combination of several.

Customized financing for large-scale projects

Equity financing: equity participation of $5 million or more, generally between 20% and 30% of shares.


Debt financing: Up to $100M.


  • Senior secured loan generally with other lenders. Competitive market-based terms and conditions.
  • Subordinated loan with or without guarantee. Repayment terms and rates determined based on the business's situation, in keeping with market conditions.

Did you know?

You can obtain $5 million or more in financing for your project. Development capital is an excellent solution for ambitious projects.


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Examples of eligible projects


  • Total or partial share redemption to ensure that share ownership continues in Québec
  • Acquisition of a company in Québec or abroad
  • Growth or productivity enhancement (expansion, equipment modernization)

All Québec businesses are eligible, except companies operating in the following industries:


  • Agriculture*
  • Finance and insurance
  • Real estate (some activities are excluded)
  • Retail sales and comparable activities
  • Other sectors where the client base is made up primarily of individuals, except for tourism

* However, businesses that are not eligible for the programs offered by La Financière agricole du Québec may be eligible for Investissement Québec financing.

Investissement Québec, your partner of choice for ambitious projects


Count on us for:


  • Seasoned experts working as a team
  • Extensive, solidly backed financial capacity
  • A comprehensive, long-term vision

Learn more

Contact an Investissement Québec expert
at 1 844 IQINFOS (1 844 474-6367).


May 2018


Contact your expert

André Williot

Client Service Officer

1 844 474-6367

Contact your expert

André Williot

Client Service Officer

1 844 474-6367