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The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

HAMILTON, Bermuda & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (“Butterfield”) (BSX: NTB.BH), announced today the pricing of its US initial public offering (“IPO”) of 10,638,298 of its voting ordinary shares (“Common Shares”) at a price to the public of $23.50 per share.

Butterfield is selling 5,957,447 Common Shares, with expected net proceeds of approximately $127 million to be used for general corporate purposes. In addition, certain selling shareholders (“Selling Shareholders”) in the offering are selling 4,680,851 Common Shares for approximately $110 million. Certain of the Selling Shareholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 1,595,744 shares at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions. The shares are expected to begin trading on 16 September 2016 on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “NTB.”

The offering is expected to close on or about 21 September 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.

Goldman, Sachs & Co., Citigroup and Sandler O’Neill & Partners are acting as the joint book-running managers, and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Raymond James and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as co-managers for the offering.

This offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus may be obtained from Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, or by telephone at (866) 471 2526, or by e-mail at, from Citigroup, c/o: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by telephone at (800) 831 9146, or by e-mail at, or from Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P., 1251 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020, or by telephone at (866) 805 4128.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the US Securities and Exchange Commission. This News Release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

Forward-Looking Statements

This News Release contains forward-looking statements, including with respect to the proposed initial public offering. Forward-looking statements may generally be identified by the use of words such as "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "intend," "plan," and "will" or, in each case, their negative, or other variations or comparable terminology. These forward-looking statements include all matters that are not historical facts. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that may or may not occur in the future. As a result, actual events may differ materially from those expressed in or suggested by the forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statement made by Butterfield in this News Release speaks only as of the date hereof. New risks and uncertainties come up from time to time, and it is impossible for Butterfield to predict these events or how they may affect it. Butterfield does not intend to update any forward-looking statements after the date hereof, except as required by law.

About Butterfield: Butterfield is Bermuda’s first and largest independent bank, and a specialist provider of international financial services. The Butterfield Group offers a full range of community banking services in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, encompassing retail and corporate banking and treasury activities. Butterfield also provides various property lending, private banking, asset management and personal trust services from its headquarters in Bermuda and subsidiary offices in the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and the United Kingdom. In Switzerland and The Bahamas, Butterfield provides personal trust and company services.



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