News release Canadian Western Bank

CWB announces closing of private placement of NVCC subordinated debentures

Fixed Income EDMONTON, Alberta,
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Canadian Western Bank (“CWB”) (TSX: CWB) today announced that it has closed its private placement of $125 million aggregate principal amount of 4.840% Series G Subordinated Debentures due June 29, 2030 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) (the “Debentures”). National Bank Financial Inc. acted as advisor to CWB on the placement, which was acquired by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ).

The Debentures have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or under any state securities laws, and may not be offered, sold, directly or indirectly, or delivered within the United States of America and its territories and possessions or to, or for the account or benefit of, United States persons except in certain transactions exempt from the registration requirements of such Act and applicable state securities laws. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States.

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About CWB Financial Group

CWB is a diversified financial services organization known for a highly proactive client experience serving businesses and individuals across Canada. Operating from headquarters in Edmonton, Alberta, CWB’s key business lines include full service business and personal banking offered through branch locations of Canadian Western Bank and Internet banking services provided by Motive Financial. Highly responsive nation-wide specialized financing is delivered under the banners of CWB Optimum Mortgage, CWB Equipment Financing, CWB National Leasing, CWB Maxium Financial and CWB Franchise Finance. Trust services are offered through CWB Trust Services. Comprehensive wealth management services are provided through CWB Wealth Management and its affiliate brands, including TE Wealth, CWB McLean & Partners, Leon Frazer & Associates, and Canadian Western Financial. As a public company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), CWB trades under the symbols “CWB” (common shares), “CWB.PR.B” (Series 5 Preferred Shares), “CWB.PR.C” (Series 7 Preferred Shares) and “CWB.PR.D” (Series 9 Preferred Shares). Learn more at www.cwb.com.

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  • Chris Williams
    AVP, Investor Relations
    CWB Financial Group
    780-508-8229
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