Company History

CIBC Capital Markets

Today The business is commonly referred to as CIBC Capital Markets
1997 The institutional segment of CIBC Wood Gundy formed the core of our wholesale banking arm, CIBC World Markets Inc.
1994 CIBC Wood Gundy ​was officially launched, which combined the investment and corporate banking businesses of CIBC Capital Markets and Wood Gundy
1988 The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, looking to establish a world-class investment banking capability, purchased controlling interest of Wood Gundy
1905 Wood, Gundy & Company, the precursor of CIBC Capital Markets' investment banking arm, opened in Toronto on February 1, 1905


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