About the DGPP

The Desjardins Group Pension Plan ("DGPP" or "Plan") is a defined benefit pension plan for the purpose of providing you with lifetime retirement income, i.e. money you will receive throughout your lifetime.

To establish the amount of the DGPP pension you can expect to receive, several factors are considered, including the number of years you participate in the pension plan as well as the average of the highest salaries you earn during your career at Desjardins Group.

2019 highlights video
2019 was an excellent year in terms of the Plan's performance and its financial position improvement. The video on the right presents the highlights at year-end. 



The DGPP by the numbers as at December 31, 2019

116.6%
Funding ratio
The Plan's ability to meet its obligation over the long term
91.4%
Solvency ratio
The Plan's ability to meet its obligation if it were terminated
$15.1B
Net assets
5th largest Canadian private pension fund1 
$2.3B
Investment income
and changes in fair market value
9.4%
5-year average return
17.4%
Return in 2019
​69,573
Members
40,523 Active
20,108 Retired
  8,942 Deferred
1Source : BenefitsCanada (juin 2019), Top 100 Pension Funds as of December 31, 2018

2019 annual report

Additional information on the highlights of the past year concerning, among other things, governance, financial situation, returns, risk management and responsible investment initiatives.




40 years anniversary video
The DGPP has been here within the Desjardins Group since 1979. Thus, the DGPP celebrated 40 years of existence last year. The video on the right shows its evolution over the years.