Shareholder Information

Fiscal Year

November 1st to October 31st

Key Dates

Reporting dates 2019

First quarter results – Thursday, February 28, 2019
Second quarter results – Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Third quarter results – Thursday, August 22, 2019
Fourth quarter results – Thursday, December 5, 2019

Annual Meeting of Shareholders 2019

CIBC’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) in Montreal at the Centre Mont-Royal, Symposia Theatre, Main Floor, 1000 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 0A6.

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 2018:

Common shares

Ex-dividend date

Record date

Payment date

Dividends per share

Number of common shares on record date

Sep 27/18

Sep 28/18

Oct 29/18

$1.36

442,392,608

Jun 27/18

Jun 28/18

Jul 27/18

$1.33

443,272,873

Mar 27/18

Mar 28/18

Apr 27/18

$1.33

444,629,834

Dec 27/17

Dec 28/17

Jan 29/18

$1.30

442,056,838

Preferred shares

Stock

Series 39

Series 41

Series 43

Series 45

Series 47

Ticker symbol

CM.PR.O

CM.PR.P

CM.PR.Q

CM.PR.R

CM.PR.S

Quarterly dividend

$0.243750

$0.234375

$0.225000

$0.275000

$0.281250

2019 dividend payment dates

(Subject to approval by the CIBC Board of Directors)

Record dates

Payment dates

December 28, 2018

January 28, 2019

March 28, 2019

April 29, 2019

June 28, 2019

July 29, 2019

September 27, 2019

October 28, 2019

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 9 million common shares, (ii) CIBC providing a notice of termination, or (iii) June 3, 2019. 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 74 in this 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.