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CWB’s bold new brand promise and visual identity reflect its bright futureCWB Financial Group’s journey to be a disruptive force in Canadian banking took another step forward today with the launch of a new brand positioning and visual identity. The bold, bright language and design reflects the financial institution’s position as a clear alternative for successful business owners across Canada.
CWB announces closing of subordinated debenture offeringEDMONTON, Alberta – Canadian Western Bank (“CWB”) (TSX: CWB) today announced that it has closed its domestic public offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 3.668% Series F Subordinated Debentures due June 11, 2029 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) (the “Debentures”). The Debentures were sold through a syndicate of agents led by BMO Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets. Net proceeds from the offering will be added to CWB’s general funds and utilized for general banking purposes, including future refinancing requirements.
CWB announces NVCC subordinated debenture offeringCanadian Western Bank (“CWB”) (TSX: CWB) today announced its intent to issue $250 million aggregate principal amount of 3.668% Series F Subordinated Debentures due June 11, 2029 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) (the “Debentures”). The Debentures are to be sold through a syndicate of agents led by BMO Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets. The expected closing date is on or about June 11, 2019.
CWB reports second quarter financial performance and continued strategic executionEdmonton, Alberta – CWB Financial Group (TSX: CWB) (CWB) today announced second quarter financial performance with common shareholders’ net income of $62 million and pre-tax, pre-provision income of $112 million, up 2% and 4%, respectively, from the second quarter last year. Total revenue of $210 million was up 7%, including a 7% increase in net interest income. Higher net interest income reflects the combined benefits of strong 10% loan growth and a two basis point increase in net interest margin to 2.63%. Non-interest income was relatively unchanged. Higher revenues were partially offset within common shareholders’ net income by increases in non-interest expenses and the provision for credit losses. lAcquisition-related fair value changes decreased 43%, reflecting conclusion one month into the quarter of the three-year earn-out period for the contingent consideration related to the CWB Maxium acquisition. The provision for credit losses represented 23 basis points of average loans, compared to 20 basis points last year. Diluted and adjusted cash earnings per common share of $0.71 and $0.74 were up 4% and 1%, respectively.