Fiscal Year

November 1st to October 31st

Key Dates

Reporting dates 2018

First quarter results – Thursday, February 22, 2018
Second quarter results – Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Third quarter results – Thursday, August 23, 2018
Fourth quarter results – Thursday, November 29, 2018

Annual Meeting of Shareholders 2018

CIBC’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. (Atlantic Daylight Time) in Halifax at the Halifax Convention Centre, 4th floor Ballroom, 1650 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS, Canada, B3J 2V9.

Common shares of CIBC (CM) are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. Preferred shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Dividends

Quarterly dividends were paid on CIBC common and preferred shares in 2017:

Common shares

Ex-dividend date

Record date

Payment date

Dividends per share

Number of common shares on record date

Sep 27/17

Sep 28/17

Oct 27/17

$1.30

439,634,011

Jun 26/17

Jun 28/17

Jul 28/17

$1.27

436,213,524

Mar 24/17

Mar 28/17

Apr 28/17

$1.27

399,805,117

Dec 22/16

Dec 28/16

Jan 27/17

$1.24

397,831,296

Preferred shares

Stock

Series 39

Series 41

Series 43

Series 45

Ticker symbol

CM.PR.O

CM.PR.P

CM.PR.Q

CM.PR.R

Quarterly dividend

$0.24375

$0.234375

$0.22500

$0.27500

2018 dividend payment dates

(Subject to approval by the CIBC Board of Directors)

Record dates

Payment dates

December 28, 2017

January 29, 2018

March 28, 2018

April 27, 2018

June 28, 2018

July 27, 2018

September 28, 2018

October 29, 2018

Eligible dividends

CIBC designates any and all dividends paid or deemed for Canadian federal, provincial or territorial income tax purposes to be paid on or after January 1, 2006 to be “eligible dividends”, unless otherwise indicated in respect of dividends paid subsequent to this notification, and hereby notifies all recipients of such dividends of this designation.

Normal course issuer bid

CIBC is conducting a normal course issuer bid to purchase common shares for cancellation in the open market at market price until the earlier of: (i) CIBC purchasing 8 million common shares, (ii) CIBC providing a notice of termination, or (iii) March 13, 2018. A copy of the Notice of Intention to Make a Normal Course Issuer Bid that CIBC filed with the Toronto Stock Exchange may be obtained without charge by contacting the Corporate Secretary.

Regulatory capital

Information on CIBC’s regulatory capital instruments and regulatory capital position may be found at www.cibc.com; About CIBC; Investor Relations; Regulatory Capital Instruments.

Credit ratings

Credit rating information can be found on page 73 of the 2017 Annual Report.

Shareholder investment plan

All Canadian and U.S. resident registered holders of CIBC common shares and designated Class A preferred shares may participate in one or more of the following options and pay no brokerage commissions or service charges:

Dividend reinvestment option – Canadian residents may have dividends reinvested in additional CIBC common shares.
Share purchase option – Canadian residents may purchase up to $50,000 of additional CIBC common shares during the fiscal year.
Stock dividend option – U.S. residents may elect to receive stock dividends on CIBC common shares.

Further information is available through AST Trust Company (Canada) (formerly CST Trust Company) and on the CIBC website at www.cibc.com.

Transfer agent and registrar

For information relating to shareholdings, shareholder investment plan, dividends, direct dividend deposit, dividend reinvestment accounts and lost certificates, or to eliminate duplicate mailings of shareholder material, please contact:

AST Trust Company (Canada), P.O. Box 700, Postal Station B, Montreal, QC, H3B 3K3
416 682-3860 or 1 800 258-0499 (Canada and the U.S. only), Fax 1 888 249-6189, Email: inquiries@astfinancial.com, Website: www.astfinancial.com.

Common and preferred shares are transferable in Canada at the offices of our agent, AST Trust Company (Canada), in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.

In the United States, common shares are transferable at: Computershare Inc., By Mail: P.O. Box 43078 Providence, RI 02940-3078; By Overnight Delivery: 250 Royall Street, Canton, MA 02021, 1 800 589-9836, Website: www.computershare.com/investor.