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TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) today announced that as a result of strong investor demand for its previously announced domestic public offering of Basel III-compliant Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class A Preferred Shares Series 49 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) (the "Series 49 Shares"), the size of the offering has been increased to 13 million shares. The gross proceeds of the offering will now be $325 million. The offering will be underwritten by a syndicate led by CIBC Capital Markets. The expected closing date is January 22, 2019.
The net proceeds from this transaction will be used for general purposes of CIBC.
The securities being offered have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or an invitation to purchase or subscribe for any securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction where such offer is unlawful.
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with 10 million personal banking, business, public sector and institutional clients. Across Personal and Small Business Banking, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management, and Capital Markets businesses, CIBC offers a full range of advice, solutions and services through its leading digital banking network, and locations across Canada, in the United States and around the world. Ongoing news releases and more information about CIBC can be found at www.cibc.com/ca/media-centre.
SOURCE CIBC - Investor Relations