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 Capital Markets – 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 bank-wide priorities are:

  1. Focusing on our clients
  2. Innovating for the future
  3. Simplifying our bank

Our Main Business Units

Retail and Business Banking

Retail and Business Banking provides personal and business clients across Canada with financial advice, products and services. We have a strong team of advisors and relationship managers in our banking centres or through remote channels such as mobile advisors, telephone, online or mobile banking. Retail and Business Banking is focused on being the number one Retail and Business Bank in Canada in client experience and profitable revenue growth. To deliver on our objectives, we are making banking easy, personalized, and flexible. This will support us in deepening client relationships, and acquiring and retaining clients.

Wealth Management

Wealth Management provides integrated advice and 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 our growth strategy is supported by three strategic priorities:

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

Capital Markets

Capital Markets provides integrated credit and global markets products, investment banking advisory services and top-ranked research to corporate, government and institutional clients around the world. In November 2015, the name of this business unit was changed to Capital Markets from Wholesale Banking.

Our goal is to be the leading Capital Markets franchise in Canada, with global capabilities aligned to the needs of 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 $65 million in communities across Canada in 2015, including $20 million in employee-led fundraising.


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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 $463.3 billion
Market capitalization $40 billion
CET1 Ratio 10.8%
Revenue $13.9 billion
Net income $3.6 billion

* As at or for the year ended October 31, 2015

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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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