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News Jun 30, 2015

Shearman & Sterling Advises Underwriters in The Huntington National Bank’s $750 Million Notes Offering

Shearman & Sterling represented Goldman, Sachs & Co., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and The Huntington Investment Company as the joint-bookrunning managers in connection with the 3(a)(2) offering by The Huntington National Bank of $750 million aggregate principal amount of its 2.00% Senior Notes due 2018. The proceeds from the offering will be used for general corporate purposes.

The Bank, founded in 1866, and its affiliates provide 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. Through automotive dealership relationships within its six-state retail banking franchise area and selected other Midwest and New England states, the Bank also provides commercial banking services to the automotive dealers and retail automobile financing for dealer customers.

The following Shearman & Sterling lawyers advised the underwriters in this transaction: partners Lisa Jacobs (New York-Capital Markets), Stuart Fleischmann (New York-Capital Markets), Larry Crouch (Palo Alto-Tax), and Reena Sahni (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) and associates Christine Kim (New York-Capital Markets), Julia Twarog (New York-Corporate), Adaeze Udoji (New York-Corporate), Christina Broch (Washington, DC-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory), Jenny Ding (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) and Kyle Phillips (Palo Alto-Tax).