FirstMerit Corporation to Raise Its Prime Interest Rate to 3.50 Percent

Dec 16, 2015, 17:24 ET from FirstMerit Corporation

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstMerit Corporation (Nasdaq: FMER) today announced that will raise its prime lending rate from 3.25 percent to 3.50 percent, effective December 17, 2015.

About FirstMerit FirstMerit Corporation is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with assets of approximately $25.2 billion as of September 30, 2015, and 367 banking offices and 399 ATM locations in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Pennsylvania. FirstMerit provides a complete range of banking and other financial services to consumers and businesses through its core operations. Principal affiliates include: FirstMerit Bank, N.A. and FirstMerit Mortgage Corporation. For more information, visit us at firstmerit.com.

FirstMerit Corporation Analysts: Thomas O'Malley/Investor Relations Officer Phone: 330.384.7109 Media Contact: Robert Townsend/Media Relations Officer Phone: 330.384.7075

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