La Capitale Financial Group named one of Canada's 50 Best Employers in 2012

Quebec City, October 25, 2011 – La Capitale Financial Group is proud to have been recognized as one of the best 50 employers in Canada for 2012. This prestigious list was unveiled by Aon-Hewitt today, following its annual nationwide study.

Outstanding employees

"We owe this honour to our employees. They participated in the survey on our organizational climate and in doing so, La Capitale was recognized as among the best employers in Canada. We are humbled by this honour. Thanks to our outstanding employees, we have earned a place among the top 50 employers in Canada." said René Rouleau, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of La Capitale.

Aon-Hewitt confirmed that employees of the best 50 employers are the most engaged. They speak positively about their organization and are committed to grow with it. They trust the organization's management and values and are driven to excel and contribute to its success.

People first

"At La Capitale, our core values of putting people first and fostering a culture of integrity and transparency are practised on a daily basis. The well-being of employees is our first priority and we show this with our respect and empathy for them." added Rouleau.

The companies that earned the honour of being on the top 50 list are located across Canada and represent a broad range of business sectors.

About La Capitale Financial Group

La Capitale Financial Group has over 2,900 employees and partners in Quebec and across Canada. Guided by the values of mutualism on which it was founded, La Capitale works with clients to build, protect and value what they feel counts for their financial security. It offers insurance products and financial services to the general public as well as to Quebec public administration employees. Given the key social and economic role La Capitale plays, it is proud to contribute to the progress a nd well-being of the whole community. With assets of $3.8 billion, La Capitale occupies a choice position among leading insurers in Canada.