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CIBC to Issue NVCC Subordinated Debentures


TORONTO, April 13, 2023 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) today announced a domestic public offering of $750 million of 5.35% Debentures due April 20, 2033 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) (subordinated indebtedness). The Debentures will be issued in Canada and sold through a dealer syndicate led by CIBC Capital Markets.

The Debentures will bear interest at a fixed rate of 5.35% per annum (paid semi-annually) until April 20, 2028, and at Daily Compounded CORRA plus 2.23% per annum (paid quarterly) thereafter until their maturity on April 20, 2033. The expected closing date is April 20, 2023.

CIBC may, at its option, with the prior approval of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada, redeem the Debentures on or after April 20, 2028 at par, together with accrued and unpaid interest, in whole at any time or in part from time to time, on not less than 10 days' and not more than 60 days' prior notice to registered holders of the Debentures.

The net proceeds from this transaction will be used for general purposes of CIBC.

The Debentures will be offered by way of a prospectus supplement to the bank's short form base shelf prospectus dated September 23, 2022, to be filed on or about April 14, 2023 with the securities commissions and other similar regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada.

The Debentures 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.

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