CIBC Asset Management Launches New Index ETFs


TORONTO, September 16, 2021 / CNW / – CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) – Today, CIBC Asset Management Inc. (CAM) announced the launch of two new exchange-traded index funds (ETFs) designed to hedge the major exposures of a typical asset allocation strategy. These CIBC ETFs aim to replicate the performance of large-scale equity and fixed income indices from Morningstar, an independent provider of investment research and indices. This launch builds on the CAM of core index ETFs launched on March 31, 2021 and complements CAM’s initial lineup of index ETFs.

“We are delighted to leverage Morningstar’s high-caliber index building capabilities to deliver diversified, low-cost solutions to meet the evolving investment needs of our clients,” said David Scandiffio, President and CEO, CIBC Asset Management.

The following ETFs have completed their initial unit offerings and begin trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange today.

TSX ticker

ETF name

Index name

Annual management fees *


CIBC Global Bond Index ETF outside Canada (Hedged to CAD)

Morningstar® Global ex-Canada Core Bond Hedged CAD ™ Index



CIBC Emerging Markets Equity Index ETF

Morningstar® Emerging Markets ™ Target Market Exposure Index


* The management fee is the fee paid by the CIBC ETF to CAM and does not include applicable taxes and other fees and expenses of the CIBC ETF.

These new CIBC ETFs will be among the cheapest ETFs currently available on the Canadian market and will allow investors to gain exposure to global fixed income and emerging markets. These solutions build on the knowledge, indexing capabilities and in-depth experience that CAM has developed and successfully demonstrated over the past three decades. With the launch of these products, CAM offers a range of competitively priced active, strategic beta and index ETFs.

This document is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute financial, investment, tax, legal or accounting advice or an offer or a solicitation to buy or sell the securities referred to. Individual circumstances and current events are essential for good investment planning; anyone wishing to act on this document should consult their advisor. All opinions and estimates expressed in this material are as of the date of publication, unless otherwise indicated, and are subject to change.

CIBC ETFs are managed by CAM, a subsidiary of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Commissions, management fees, and expenses can all be associated with investing in exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Please read the CIBC ETF prospectus or the ETF Facts document before investing. To get a copy, call 1-888-888-3863, ask your advisor or visit ETFs are not guaranteed, their values ​​change frequently, and past performance may not be repeated.


Morningstar® Canada Core Bond Index ™, Morningstar® Global ex-Canada Core Bond Hedged CAD Index ™, Morningstar® Canada Domestic Index ™, Morningstar® US Target Market Exposure Index ™, Morningstar® Developed Markets ex-North America Target Market Exposure Index ™ and Morningstar® Emerging Markets Target Market Exposure Index ™ are trademarks or service marks of Morningstar Inc., and have been used under license for certain purposes by CIBC Asset Management Inc. CIBC ETFs are not sponsored, approved, sold or promoted by Morningstar, and Morningstar makes no representation as to the advisability of investing in the CIBC ETFs.

About CIBC

CIBC is a leading financial institution in North America with 10 million personal, corporate, public sector and institutional clients. In Personal and Small Business Banking, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management and Capital Markets, CIBC offers a full range of advice, solutions and services through its banking network leading digital technology and its locations across Canada, in United States and all over the world. Current press releases and more information about CIBC are available at

About CIBC Asset Management (GAC)

CAM, CIBC’s asset management subsidiary, offers a range of high quality investment management services and solutions to retail and institutional investors. CAM’s offerings include: a comprehensive mutual fund platform, strategically managed portfolio solutions, discretionary investment management services for high net worth individuals and institutional portfolio management. CAM is one of the from Canada largest asset management companies, with $ 171 billion in assets under administration at August 2021.


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