CIBC World Markets

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CIBC World Markets Inc.
Headquarters Toronto, Canada
Key People Richard Nesbitt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Employees 1,100
Products Investment banking
LinkedIn Profile

CIBC World Markets Inc. is the wholesale banking arm of CIBC, a North American financial institution based in Canada.[1] The company provides a range of integrated credit and capital markets products, investment banking and merchant banking to global markets. [2]


The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) was formed by the largest merger of two chartered banks in Canadian history. It occurred on June 1, 1961 between The Canadian Bank of Commerce (established 1867) and the Imperial Bank of Canada (established 1875).

Products and Services[edit]

CIBC World Markets' products include credit and capital market products, investment banking, and merchant banking. CIBC is the Canadian leader in M&A advisory across a wide range of industries, as well as a leader in equity underwriting and structured products.

CIBC offers capital solutions and research to their corporate, government, and institutional clients.

Key People[edit]

  • Richard Nesbitt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
  • Geoffrey Belsher, Managing Director and Global Head, Investment Banking
  • Gary W. Brown, Managing Director and Head, Risk World Markets, Head of the US Region, and President & CEO
  • Robert Cormie, Head of Asia Pacific Region, Managing Director of CIBC World Markets Asia, Managing Director of Retail Distribution Asia
  • Harry Culham, Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets Trading
  • Laura Dottori-Attanasio, Managing Director and Global Head of Corporate Credit Products
  • Warren Gilman, Vice Chairman, Chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings Limited
  • Michael P. Higgins, Managing Director and Head of U.S. Real Estate Finance
  • Edward P. H. Nash, Managing Director and Head of Strategic Merchant Banking
  • Rik Parkhill, Managing Director and Global Head of Cash Equities
  • Scott Wilson, Managing Director and Head for the European Region
  • Scott Bere, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
  • Christian Exshaw, Managing Director and Head of Global Derivatives and Distribution