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Incorporated in 1925, Power Corporation of Canada is a diversified international management and holding company with interests in companies in the financial services, communication and other business sectors.


Through its subsidiary, Power Financial Corporation, Power Corporation owns controlling interest in several premier life insurance companies, mutual fund companies and other financial services companies in Canada, the United States and Europe. In addition, Power Financial also holds, together with the Frère group of Belgium, an interest in Pargesa Holding SA which has holdings in major companies based in Europe.


Through a wholly owned subsidiary, Power Corporation holds interests in Gesca Ltée, the publisher of Montreal's La Presse and six other daily newspapers. Through a subsidiary, Gesca also operates lapresse.ca, a leading Canadian French-language news website and LaPresse+, its digital edition for the iPad and Android.


Great- West Lifeco

Great-West Lifeco (TSX:GWO) is an international financial services holding company with interests in life insurance, health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management, and reinsurance businesses.

Great-West Lifeco has operations in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia through Great-West Life, London Life, Canada Life, Irish Life, Great-West Financial and Putnam Investments.


Putnam Investments

Putman Investments is a global asset manager and retirement plan provider, offering investment management services across a range of equity, fixed income, global asset allocation and alternative strategies, including absolute return, risk parity and hedge funds for individuals and institutions. Putnam distributes those services largely through intermediaries and its own institutional sales force via its offices and strategic alliances in North America, Europe, and Asia.


IGM Financial

IGM Financial is one of Canada's premier personal financial services companies, and one of the country's largest managers and distributors of mutual funds and other managed asset products. Its activities are carried out principally through Investors Group, Mackenzie Financial and Investment Planning Counsel.


Investments

Power Corporation also holds and actively manages a portfolio of investments through direct investment (CITIC Pacific Limited and China Asset Management Co. Ltd.), and investment platforms including Sagard Europe, Sagard Capital in the United States, Sagard China, Victoria Square Ventures and Power Energy Corporation.

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