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Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins (CRCD) shares

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2019 share issue

  • The pre-subscription period has ended.
  • Demand for shares exceeded the authorized amount of $140 million.
  • A random selection was held.
  • All shares have been subscribed.

Purchase process

If demand for shares exceeds $140 million, a random selection process is used.

If demand for shares is less than $140 million, all investors who have filled out the form will have the option to obtain shares.


During the pre-subscription period, interested investors will have to fill out the application using the secure form on this page or in AccèsD.

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Selected investors can subscribe at a caisse or online.

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If you are an AccèsD Internet user who has been selected, you can subscribe online even if you are not yet a CRCD shareholder.

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Available only in Quebec

  • Shares offered exclusively by Desjardins
  • Tax credit and potential for long-term returns

Who should get this investment?

Investors who:

  • are prepared to accept a certain amount of risk in their investments
  • have contributed the maximum to their RRSP and are seeking an additional tax deduction
  • are pre-retired or already retired, can no longer contribute to an RRSP and have a high income
  • are looking for an additional tax deduction
  • contribute a significant amount to their pension fund, which limits their contribution to an RRSP


Eligible investors

  • Individual members and non-members of a Desjardins caisse residing in Quebec as at December 31 of the taxation year for which the tax credit is being claimed
  • Adults aged 18 and over

Subscription amount

  • Minimum annual purchase: $500 (and in increments of $100 after that)
  • Maximum annual purchase: $3,000

Eligibility for plans

Not eligible for RRSPs, RRIFs or any other deferred tax plan (LIRA, LIF)

Tax credit

  • Non-refundable Quebec tax credit of 35% with no carry-over from one year to the next
  • Tax credit may be transferred to spouses


  • Development capital, return not guaranteed
  • No interest or dividend payments

CRCD shares are not guaranteed; their value fluctuates frequently and their past performance is not indicative of future returns. Investment fees may apply.

Share price

Established semi-annually, on June 30 and December 31, and announced within 90 days following these dates.

See current share price - External link. This link will open in a new window.

Redemption terms

  • Shares are not transferable to another person, by sale or otherwise
  • Possibility of capital gains or losses at redemption
  • After a redemption, loss of tax credit on any new subscription or exchange


Charge of $50, tax included, required upon opening and upon closing the shareholder's account.

Mandatory holding period

  • At least 7 years
  • In some cases, CRCD shares may be redeemed before the end of the mandatory holding period

Notices and statements

Transaction notices and semi-annual statements are sent to shareholders.

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