CIBC reopens covered Kanga mart with largest deal

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By Bill Thornhill
25 Jul 2019

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce reopened the Australian dollar covered bond market on Thursday with one of the largest deals from an overseas issuer at a cost that matched that of its dollar funding.

CIBC issued a A$1bn three year floating rate covered bond at 50bp over BBSW, the local three month benchmark rate, attracting demand of A$1.14bn. Order books were opened on Wednesday with initial guidance of 52bp over through joint lead managers ANZHSBCNational Australia BankWestpac and CIBC.

“CIBC has ...

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