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CIBC Asset Management announces estimated 2019 annual reinvested capital gains distributions for CIBC ETFs

TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) – CIBC Asset Management Inc. today announced the estimated 2019 annual reinvested capital gains distributions for the CIBC ETFs. The distribution estimates are based on information available as at October 30, 2019, and are subject to change prior to the final distribution.

These estimates are for the year-end capital gains distributions only, and do not include cash distributions for December 2019. The annual capital gains distributions will be reinvested in additional units of the CIBC ETF. The additional units will be immediately consolidated with the previously outstanding units such that the number of outstanding units following the distribution will equal the number of units outstanding prior to the distribution.

Unitholders of record as of December 31, 2019, will receive the 2019 annual reinvested distributions. The final year-end capital gains distribution amounts, as well as the cash distribution amounts for December 2019, are expected to be announced on December 20, 2019. The actual taxable amounts of cash and reinvested distributions for 2019, including the tax characteristics of the distributions, will be reported in 2020.

Details of the per-unit estimated annual reinvested capital gains distribution amounts are as follows:


TSX Ticker


Estimated annual capital

gain per unit as of

October 30, 2019 ($)

CIBC Active Investment Grade Floating Rate Bond ETF




CIBC Active Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF




CIBC Multifactor Canadian Equity ETF




CIBC Multifactor U.S. Equity ETF (Common units)




CIBC Multifactor U.S. Equity ETF (Hedged units)





Distribution estimates are only approximations, and are not guaranteed. Distribution estimates do not actually denote the yield unitholders may receive. The year-end capital gains distribution estimates are provided by CIBC Asset Management Inc. and are for information purpose only. They do not reflect final attributions for tax purposes. All values are rounded to four decimal places and expressed in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated, and totals may not sum due to rounding.

CIBC ETFs are managed by CIBC Asset Management Inc., a subsidiary of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investments in exchange traded funds (ETFs). Please read the CIBC ETFs prospectus or ETF Facts document before investing. To obtain a copy, call 1-888-888-3863, ask your advisor or visit ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. CIBC ETFs are offered by registered dealers.

Certain trademarks of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and/or certain of its affiliates (collectively "CIBC") have been licensed by CIBC Asset Management Inc. for use in connection with the CIBC Multifactor Canadian Equity ETF and CIBC Multifactor U.S. Equity ETF (the "CIBC Equity ETFs'). The securities of the CIBC Equity ETFs are not sponsored, promoted, sold or supported in any other manner by CIBC or by the index calculation agent, Solactive A.G. ("Solactive") nor do CIBC or Solactive offer any express or implicit guarantee or assurance either with regard to the results of using the Indices on which the CIBC Equity ETFs are based, or the index prices at any time or in any other respect. The prospectus of the CIBC ETFs contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship CIBC and Solactive have with CIBC Asset Management Inc. and the CIBC Equity ETFs.

About CIBC

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

About CIBC Asset Management

CIBC Asset Management, Inc. (CAM), the asset management subsidiary of CIBC, provides a range of high-quality investment management services and solutions to retail and institutional investors. CAM's offerings include: a comprehensive platform of mutual funds, strategic managed portfolio solutions, discretionary investment management services for high-net-worth individuals, and institutional portfolio management. CAM is one of Canada's largest asset management firms, with over $140 billion in assets under administration as of October 2019.


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