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Press Release

Federal Reserve Press Release

Release Date: December 23, 2015

For release at 3:00 p.m. EST

The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday announced that the public comment period has been extended through January 31, 2016, for the application by KeyCorp, Cleveland, Ohio, to acquire First Niagara Financial Group, Inc., and thereby acquire control of its subsidiary bank, First Niagara Bank, National Association, both of Buffalo, New York, pursuant to section 3 of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended. The comment period is being extended to allow interested persons more time to review and provide comments concerning the proposal.

Comments regarding this application must be received at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (Attention: Ms. Nadine Wallman, Vice President, 1455 East Sixth Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44101; or or the Office of the Secretary of the Board (20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20551) on or before January 31, 2016.

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Last update: December 23, 2015