Debt Capital Markets

Place new issues with investors around the world through superior debt origination, structuring expertise and exceptional distribution capabilities that reach domestic and offshore markets.

We are a market leader in new issue underwriting with significant capabilities in Canadian and US debt securities with expertise in originating public debt offerings, medium-term notes, private placements and structured note transactions. We are backed by a strong domestic sales and trading platform, and a focused global trading and distribution network located in major financial centres helping corporate, public sector and institutional issuers raise funds globally.

Expertise with both new and experienced borrowers

Whether you are a seasoned and sophisticated debt issuer or accessing the market for the first time, our Debt Origination team can help advise on optimal financing structures, obtain credit ratings and place your bonds with institutional and retail investors. We are a prominent Debt Capital Markets franchise in new issue underwriting with significant capabilities in Canadian and US debt securities, and select capabilities in the Eurobond markets, and consistently hold leading market shares in Canadian dollar league tables.

Commitment to responsible issuance of Environmental, Social and Governance Financing

CIBC Capital Markets is a registered member of the Green Bond Principles (GBP), a set of voluntary guidelines designed to promote integrity in the green bond market where capital is raised to fund projects with environmental benefits as well as Social and Governance focus. CIBC Capital Markets also led the first C$ Green Bond issued by a Canadian Government, a CAD$ Social Development Bonds issued by the World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development) and a US$ Global Sustainability Awareness Bond by the European Investment Bank in 2020.