M&T Bank Offers Financial Assistance to Businesses and Consumers Affected by Storm

 M&T Bank Offers Financial Assistance to Businesses and Consumers Affected by

PR Newswire

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2012

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --M&T Bank is offering a discounted
rate on small business lines of credit and term loans and payment assistance
for consumers to help customers recovering from Hurricane Sandy.

Business owners affected by the storm can apply for a line of credit or term
loan with reduced rates. M&T Bank business customers who require payment
assistance on existing loans, or would like information about U.S. Small
Business Administration Disaster Recovery Loans, should contact their business
banking relationship manager or branch manager.

Consumers in impacted areas unable to meet their monthly M&T loan payment may
request late fees to be waived or discuss other payment arrangements by
contacting M&T's customer service at 1-800-724-2525.

In areas where the storm has affected customers' ability to conduct normal
banking business, M&T has taken extra steps to minimize any disruption or
inconvenience to those customers, including waiving insufficient funds and
overdraft transfer fees.

"This was one of the worst storms to ever hit some of the communities served
by M&T Bank along the East Coast. We've moved to re-open our branches as
quickly as possible and our staff members are working hard to help businesses,
families and individuals get back on their feet," said M&T Bank President Mark

A number of consumer loan products are available through M&T Bank branches in
Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, and
Washington, D.C. for customers needing quick access to financing. Loan
requests can also be made by phone or by visiting www.mtb.com.

Customers unable to visit an M&T Bank branch can make transfers between
accounts and pay bills online 24 hours a day with M&T's Web Banking by
visitinghttp://www.mtb.com or with Mobile Banking services, such as the M&T
App for iPhone® and Mobile Web Banking, available for BlackBerry® and Android™
and most devices with mobile web access.

For more information please stop by your local M&T Bank branch or call our
Telephone Banking Center, which is available Monday-Friday from 6:00 a.m.-9:00
p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at 1.800.724.2440.
Go online to www.mtb.com/branch to find the nearest M&T Bank location.

M&T Bank, founded in 1856, is one of the top 20 commercial bank holding
companies in the U.S., with $80 billion in assets and 750 branch offices in
New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, and the
District of Columbia. Read more about M&T Bank online at www.mtb.com/newsroom.

Media contact information:
Delaware: Megen Morris (302)651-1462
Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia: Philip Hosmer
New York: Chet Bridger (716)842-5182


Website: http://www.mtb.com
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