Huntington Issues Statement to Customers on Potential Federal Government Shutdown

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntington has reviewed potential impacts that may arise if a shutdown of the Federal government occurs and expects to continue business operations as usual, offering financial services to its wide range of customers, which includes consumers, businesses, non-profits and municipalities.

As always, Huntington remains committed to providing our customers with the outstanding support and service they have come to expect. If we have customers who are impacted, we will work closely with them to address their specific situations.

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $54 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1866, it 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 product 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 600 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 New England states, Huntington also provides commercial banking services to the automotive dealers and retail automobile financing for dealer customers.

The logo mark and Huntington® are federally registered service marks of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated.

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