Business and Institutional Services


  • Largest sales force in the Quebec agricultural financing market, with 250 agricultural account managers and specialists
  • 25.5% market share of business credit, including 26.5% in SME segment
  • 41.4% market share of agricultural financing in Quebec and 0.9% in Ontario
  • Agreement with European Securities Network (ESN), a partnership of brokerage firms active in 14 European countries
  • Only financial institution to offer a comprehensive approach that includes financing, investments, insurance, payroll and human resources services, venture capital, asset custody and a business transfer offer
  • Partner of some 330 businesses and cooperatives through Desjardins Business Capital régional et coopératif, helping maintain nearly 35,000 jobs
  • 3rd in Canada and Quebec leader in business payroll processing
  • Among top 8 in Canadian market share in all fixed-income secondary market products
  • Wholesale and investment banking presence in Calgary, Toronto and Montreal

In Quebec:

  • Leading business lender
  • Leader in the agricultural sector through Desjardins Trust
  • Leader in securities administration and custody
  • Top provider of banking services and financing in institutional market

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This sector includes specialized services provided to businesses and institutions through Quebec and Ontario centres and the Mid-Martket Business Centre. These services include mortgage financing, large business financing, banking and international services, access to capital markets, development capital and more.