Huntington Announces Results of Its Offer to Exchange Depositary Shares Representing Preferred Stock for up to $300 Million in Liquidation Amount of Certain of Its Issued and Outstanding Trust Preferred Securities

COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (“we,” “us,” or “Huntington”) (NASDAQ: HBAN) announced the final results of its offer to exchange newly issued depositary shares (the “Depositary Shares“) representing a proportional interest in its Floating Rate Series B Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock with a liquidation preference of $1,000 per share (the “Preferred Stock”) and, in certain cases, an additional amount of cash consideration, for up to $300 million in liquidation preference of certain series of issued and outstanding Trust Preferred Securities (the “Exchange Offer”). The results are set forth in the table below.

The Exchange Offer expired at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on December 27, 2011 (the “Expiration Date”). As of the Expiration Date, $35,500,000 aggregate principal amount of Trust Preferred Securities were validly tendered for exchange, according to information provided by Global Bondholder Services Corporation, the Information and Exchange Agent with respect to the Exchange Offer. Huntington has accepted for exchange all Trust Preferred Securities validly tendered and not validly withdrawn. The expected settlement date is December 29, 2011. After settlement of the Exchange Offer, $299,130,000 aggregate liquidation amount of Trust Preferred Securities not held by Huntington will remain outstanding.

The table below sets forth in detail the amount of each series of Trust Preferred Securities validly tendered and accepted for exchange as of the Expiration Date.

CUSIP   Title and Issuer of Securities  

Liquidation Amount
Outstanding as of
November 28, 2011


Amount Tendered
and Accepted for
Exchange as of
December 27, 2011


Aggregate Liquidation
Amount Not Held By
Huntington to be
Outstanding After
Settlement on
December 29, 2011



Huntington Capital I Floating
Rate Capital Securities

  $132,630,000   $27,000,000   $105,630,000

Huntington Capital II Floating
Rate Capital Securities

  $52,000,000   $500,000   $51,500,000

Sky Financial Capital Trust III
Floating Rate Capital Securities

  $75,000,000   $5,000,000   $70,000,000

Sky Financial Capital Trust IV
Floating Rate Capital Securities

  $75,000,000   $3,000,000   $72,000,000

This press release is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation to buy any of the securities. The Exchange Offer was made only by, and pursuant to the terms of, the prospectus and related letter of transmittal and only to such persons and in such jurisdictions as permitted by applicable law.

About Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $55 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. The Corporation, through its subsidiaries, including our bank subsidiary, the Huntington National Bank, founded in 1866, provides full-service commercial, small business, and consumer banking services; mortgage banking services; treasury management and foreign exchange services; equipment leasing; wealth and investment management services; trust services; brokerage services; customized insurance brokerage and service programs; and other financial products and services. The principal markets for these services are Huntington’s six-state banking franchise: Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia, and Kentucky. The primary distribution channels include a banking network of over 650 traditional branches and convenience branches located in grocery stores and retirement centers, and through an array of alternative distribution channels including internet and mobile banking, telephone banking, and over 1,300 ATMs. Through automotive dealership relationships within its six-state banking franchise area and selected other Midwest and New England states, Huntington also provides commercial banking services to the automotive dealers and retail automobile financing for dealer customers.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
Todd Beekman, 614-480-3878
Maureen Brown, 614-480-5512

Source: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated