La Capitale Financial Group is ranked number one among insurance and financial services companies in Quebec

Quebec - March 01, 2012 – La Capitale Financial Group has been ranked number one among insurance and financial services companies according to a Leger Marketing/Les Affaires survey focusing on the 250 most respected businesses in Quebec.

Ranked 76th among the 250 most respected businesses in Quebec in 2012, La Capitale Financial Group is ahead of some of the most prestigious insurance and financial services companies. What's more, La Capitale General Insurance received top ranking among property and casualty insurance companies in the same survey.

Mr. René Rouleau, Chairman and CEO of La Capitale Financial Group accepted this honour with pride and humility. "In 2011, La Capitale launched its new brand image, and our staff members committed themselves anew to offering our customers quality products and services," said Mr. Rouleau. He noted with satisfaction, "The people of Quebec have recognized us for all the hard work and dedication of our employees, and we are grateful for that recognition. We promise to continue listening to them so that we can continue to meet their insurance and financial services needs"

The survey conducted by Leger Marketing from January 9 to 27, 2012 with approximately 13,100 respondents in Quebec, clearly shows that La Capitale Financial Group holds an important place in the hearts of the people of Quebec. In spite of the continuous expansion that it has undergone in the last five years, our organization has managed to come out on top and make its mark in a highly concentrated and consolidated industry.

About La Capitale Financial Group

La Capitale Financial Group has a strong presence across Quebec and throughout Canada. With over 2,900 employees and partners and 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 important social and economic role La Capitale plays, it is proud to contribute to the progress and well-being of the whole community. With assets of $3.8 billion, La Capitale occupies a choice position among leading insurers in Canada.