Shareholder Information

Fiscal Year

November 1st to October 31st

Key Dates

Reporting dates 2017

First quarter results – Thursday, February 23, 2017
Second quarter results – Thursday, May 25, 2017
Third quarter results – Thursday, August 24, 2017
Fourth quarter results – Thursday, November 30, 2017

Annual Meeting of Shareholders 2017

CIBC’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) in Ottawa at the Shaw Centre, 4th floor Trillium Ballroom, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1N 9J2.

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 2016:

Common shares

Ex-dividend date

Record date

Payment date

Dividends per share

Number of common shares on record date

Sep 26/16

Sep 28/16

Oct 28/16

$1.21

395,307,612

Jun 24/16

Jun 28/16

Jul 28/16

$1.21

394,820,273

Mar 23/16

Mar 28/16

Apr 28/16

$1.18

394,636,759

Dec 23/15

Dec 29/15

Jan 28/16

$1.15

397,479,406

Preferred shares

Stock

Series 39

Series 41

Series 43

Ticker symbol

CM.PR.O

CM.PR.P

CM.PR.Q

Quarterly dividend

$0.24375

$0.234375

$0.22500

2017 dividend payment dates

(Subject to approval by the CIBC Board of Directors)

Record dates

Payment dates

December 28, 2016

January 27

March 28

April 28

June 28

July 28

September 28

October 27

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.

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 71 of the CIBC 2016 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 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:

CST Trust Company, P.O. Box 700, Postal Station B, Montreal, QC, H3B 3K3
416 682-3860 or 1 800 387-0825 (toll-free in Canada and the U.S.), Fax 1 888 249-6189, Email: inquiries@canstockta.com, Website: www.canstockta.com.

Common and preferred shares are transferable in Canada at the offices of our agent, CST Trust Company, 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.