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CIBC to Issue 6.987% NVCC AT1 Limited Recourse Capital Notes


The prospectus supplement, the corresponding base shelf prospectus and any amendment thereto in connection with this offering will be accessible through SEDAR+ within two business days.

TORONTO, June 18, 2024 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) today announced a domestic public offering of $500 million of 6.987% Limited Recourse Capital Notes Series 4 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) (Subordinated Indebtedness) (the "LRCNs"). The LRCNs will be sold through a dealer syndicate led by CIBC Capital Markets.

The LRCNs will bear interest at a rate of 6.987% annually, payable semi-annually, for the initial period ending on, but excluding, July 28, 2029. Thereafter, the interest rate on the LRCNs will reset every five years at a rate equal to the prevailing 5-year Government of Canada Yield plus 3.70%. The LRCNs will mature on July 28, 2084. The expected closing date of the offering is June 25, 2024.

In connection with the issuance of the LRCNs, CIBC will issue Non-Cumulative 5-Year Fixed Rate Reset Class A Preferred Shares Series 58 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) (the "Series 58 Shares") to be held by Computershare Trust Company of Canada as trustee of CIBC LRCN Limited Recourse Trust (the "Limited Recourse Trust"). In case of non-payment of interest on or principal of the LRCNs when due, the recourse of each LRCN holder will be limited to that holder's proportionate share of the Limited Recourse Trust's assets held in respect of the LRCNs, which will consist of Series 58 Shares except in limited circumstances.

CIBC may redeem the LRCNs during the period from June 28 to and including July 28, commencing on June 28, 2029 and every five years thereafter with the prior written approval of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada, in whole or in part on not less than 10 nor more than 60 days' prior notice.

The net proceeds to CIBC from the sale of the LRCNs will be used for general corporate purposes, which may include the redemption of outstanding capital securities of CIBC, and/or the repayment of other outstanding liabilities of CIBC.

The LRCNs 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 June 19, 2024 with the securities commissions and other similar regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada.

Access to the prospectus supplement, the corresponding base shelf prospectus and any amendment thereto in connection with this offering is provided in accordance with securities legislation relating to procedures for providing access to a shelf prospectus supplement, a base shelf prospectus and any amendment thereto. The prospectus supplement, the base shelf prospectus and any amendment thereto in connection with this offering will be accessible within two business days at

An electronic or paper copy of the shelf prospectus supplement, the corresponding base shelf prospectus and any amendment to the documents may be obtained, without charge, from CIBC World Markets Inc., by contacting 416-594-8515 or email at, by providing the contact with an email address or address, as applicable.

The LRCNs have not been, and will not be, registered in the United States under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or the securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered, sold or delivered, directly or indirectly in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, a "U.S. person" (as defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act) absent registration under the Securities Act 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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For further information: For further information: Investor Relations: Callen Glass, 647-990-9665,; Jason Patchett, 416-980-8691,; Investor & Financial Communications, Erica Belling, 416-594-7251,