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CIBC commits $100 million to climate tech and energy transition funds to accelerate climate action

New Limited Partnership investments in climate tech and energy transition funds  

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2021 /CNW/ - CIBC today announced a new $100 million commitment in Limited Partnership (LP) investments dedicated to investing in key climate tech and energy transition funds.

Advancing its contribution to enable a more sustainable future, CIBC will make new LP investments in low carbon and climate tech funds, driving the development of new climate innovations.

"With new and intensifying environmental challenges, we believe our bank has an important role to play in supporting the acceleration of climate action through innovation across North America," said Harry Culham, Group Head, CIBC Capital Markets. "These investments are another way we're driving growth into new areas of the economy while helping to foster long-term sustainability."

CIBC has deep experience sourcing attractive LP relationships through its Leveraged Finance, Private Capital and Innovation Banking teams. Building on its Energy Transition and Sustainable Finance expertise, and strong history of taking action across environmental, social and governance (ESG) priorities, CIBC is helping to enable a more secure, equitable and sustainable future.

This $100 million LP investment is in addition to CIBC's $450 million for funds focused on the venture capital and growth equity sectors.

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