CIBC Quick Facts

Who We Are

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based financial institution. Through our three main business units – Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Wholesale Banking – CIBC provides a full suite of financial products and services in Canada and around the world.


To be the leader in client relationships


Trust, Teamwork and Accountability

CIBC’s strategy

CIBC aspires to be a strong, innovative, relationship-oriented bank. Our client-focused strategy is designed to make banking easy, flexible and personalized for our clients. Our corporate objectives are:

  1. Build on our financial strength
  2. Unlock value for reinvestment
  3. Culture focused on client relationships

Our Main Business Units

Retail and Business Banking

Retail and Business Banking provides financial advice, as well as banking, investment and authorized insurance products to our clients through the channel that best meets their needs. Through our branches, mobile advisors, and award winning telephone, online, and mobile banking channels, CIBC allows clients to bank when, where, and how they want.

Retail and Business Banking has actively shifted its strategy to a client focus with the objective of enhancing the client experience and accelerating profitable revenue growth across all of our channels. To deliver on our objectives, we are focused on making banking easy, personalized, and flexible, which will support us in deepening client relationships, and acquiring and retaining clients.

Wealth Management

Wealth Management provides relationship-based advisory services and an extensive suite of leading investment solutions to meet the needs of institutional, retail and high net worth clients. Our asset management, retail brokerage and private wealth management businesses combine to create an integrated offer, delivered through more than 1,500 advisors across Canada and the U.S.

In Wealth Management we seek to grow our business in Canada and internationally, particularly in the United States. This growth is supported by three strategic priorities:

  1. Enhance the client experience and strengthen relationships
  2. Attract new clients
  3. Pursue strategic growth opportunities

Wholesale Banking

Wholesale Banking provides integrated credit and capital markets products, investment banking advisory services and top-ranked research to corporate, government and institutional clients around the world.

Our goal is to be the leading integrated solutions partner for our clients. We are focused on developing deep client relationships and earning our clients’ trust through unparalleled execution and innovation, and strong collaboration across CIBC.

Our Communities

CIBC is committed to causes that matter to our clients, employees and communities. Our goal is to make a difference through corporate donations, sponsorships and the volunteer spirit of employees. With a focus on Kids, Cures and Community, CIBC invested more than $42 million in communities across Canada in 2014.


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By the Numbers

Clients 11 million
Employees 44,000+
Branches 1,129
Bank machines 4,196
Founded 1867
Headquarters 199 Bay St., Toronto

Investor Facts

Total assets $414.9 billion
Market capitalization $41 billion
CET1 Ratio 10.3%
Revenue $13.4 billion
Net income $3.2 billion

* As at or for the year ended October 31, 2014

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Select Recognition

  • Ranked strongest of the major banks (publicly traded) in Canada and North America by Bloomberg Markets magazine
  • Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Mediacorp

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