FirstMerit Corporation Shareholders Litigation Settlement Information

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Published November 2, 2016

A settlement has been proposed in a class action lawsuit related to the acquisition of FirstMerit Corp. (NASDAQ: FMER) by Huntington.  The settlement resolves, among other things, allegations about the adequacy of the disclosures in a joint proxy statement filed by FirstMerit and Huntington with the SEC.  If you held FirstMerit stock between January 26, 2016 and August 16, 2016, your rights will be affected by this class action settlement. The following documents pertain to the terms of the settlement in In re FirstMerit Corporation Shareholder Litigation, Case. No. 5:16-CV-00461: