Quick facts about Desjardins

Quick facts about Desjardins

The leading financial cooperative
in North America

It's all about people

  • 7.5 million members and clients
  • 58,774 employees
  • 2,456 directors
  • Ranked among the top 100 employers in Canada by Mediacorp Canada in 2022
  • Ranked fourth in the world and first in Canada on Forbe's list of The World's Top Female-Friendly Companies
  • 1st caisse founded in 1900 by Alphonse and Dorimène Desjardins

Desjardins is the financial institution with the largest regional presence in Quebec and is well established in Ontario.

Desjardins’s presence in Quebec and Ontario

  • 210 caisses
  • 724 points of service
  • 26 Desjardins Business centres
  • 1,654 ATMs, the largest network in Quebec

Services across Canada and around the world

  • Only financial institution established in 121 towns and villages
  • Business entities and units offering a full range of financial and insurance services in Canada
  • Active in some 30 developing and emerging countries through Développement international Desjardins (DID)
  • Pioneer and leader in online and mobile banking services in Quebec

Business sectors

  • Personal and business services
  • Wealth management and life and health insurance
  • Damage insurance


$407.1 billion in total assets

$2,050 millionin surplus earnings after taxes and before member dividends

20.2% tier 1A capital ratio

$518 millionreturned to members and the community

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Data as at December 31, 2022, unless otherwise indicated.

  1. Data as at January 1, 2023
  2. In accordance with the guideline on Capital Adequacy Guideline - Financial services cooperatives issued by the AMF.
  3. For more information on non generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) financial measures and supplemental financial measures, see “Non-GAAP financial measures and other financial measures” section of Desjardins Group's 2022 annual MD&A which is available on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com (under the Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec profile). Non-GAAP financial measures used by Desjardins Group, and which do not have a standardized definition, are not directly comparable to similar measures used by other companies, and may not be directly comparable to any GAAP measures.