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Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. Increases Dividend and Announces Second Quarter Earnings Webcast Conference Call

July 16, 2014



LITITZ, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The board of directors of Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. (Susquehanna) (NASDAQ: SUSQ) has declared a third quarter dividend of $0.09 per common share, payable on August 20, 2014 to shareholders of record on August 1, 2014. This represents an increase of $0.01 from the second quarter dividend of $0.08, and marks the 7th increase since the first quarter of 2011. "We are pleased to provide a dividend increase this quarter, and we remain committed to providing strong long-term returns to shareholders,” said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William J. Reuter.

Susquehanna expects to release second quarter 2014 financial results on July 23, 2014. The earnings press release will be posted under “News” in the Investor Relations section of Susquehanna’s website at www.susquehanna.net on the same date. Susquehanna also announced it will broadcast its second quarter 2014 conference call over the internet on July 24, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. The conference call will include management’s discussion of second quarter 2014 financial results and may also include forward-looking information and financial goals. Investors will have the opportunity to listen to the conference call through a live broadcast on Susquehanna’s website. The event may be accessed by selecting "Investor Relations" near the bottom of the home page and clicking on the second quarter webcast link. To listen to the live call, please go to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to download and install any necessary audio software. For those who are unable to listen to the live broadcast, an archived replay and podcast will be available on the website shortly after the call concludes.

Susquehanna is a financial services holding company with assets of approximately $18.4 billion. Headquartered in Lititz, Pa., Susquehanna provides banking and financial services at 245 branch locations in the mid-Atlantic region. Through Susquehanna Wealth Management, the company offers investment, fiduciary, brokerage, insurance, retirement planning, and private banking services, with approximately $7.7 billion in assets under management and administration. Susquehanna also operates an insurance brokerage and employee benefits company, a commercial finance company and a vehicle leasing company. Investor information may be requested through Susquehanna’s Website at www.susquehanna.net.



Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.

INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT:

Jason H. Weber, Director of Investor Relations

717-626-9801

ir@susquehanna.net

or

MEDIA CONTACT:

Stephen Trapnell, Director of Corporate Communications

717-625-6548

communications@susquehanna.net


Source: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.


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