CIBC Asset Management announces changes to fund line-up

TORONTO, April 25, 2019 CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) - CIBC Asset Management Inc., announced today its intention to terminate the Renaissance Global Resource Fund (the "Fund") on or about October 18, 2019 (the "Termination Date"). The decision to terminate the Fund was made due to the Fund's relatively small asset size. Unitholders will have the right to redeem their investments in the Fund up to the close of business on the effective Termination Date. Unitholders will not be required to pay any redemption fees, sales charges or other fees associated with the termination of the Fund. In contemplation of the termination, The Manager may make distributions prior to the Fund's Termination Date if this is deemed in the best interests of the Fund and its unitholders.In accordance with securities legislation, notice of the termination will be sent to unitholders of the Fund no less than 60 days prior to the Termination Date. CIBC Asset Management Inc. encourages all unitholders to consult with their financial advisors to discuss the financial and tax implications of the termination and to determine the solution that best suits their investment needs and personal situation.