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Merchants Bancshares, Inc. Announces 2016 Annual Meeting Information

[STK] NASDAQ-NMS:MBVT

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[SU] FVT

TO BUSINESS EDITORS:

Merchants Bancshares, Inc. Announces 2016 Annual Meeting Information

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT, March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ –Merchants

Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBVT),the parent company of Merchants Bank,

today announced that its 2016 Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday,

May 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time.Stockholders of record of the

Company’s Common Stock as of the close of business on March 28, 2016

are entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held

at The Essex Resort and Spa, 70 Essex Way, Essex Junction, Vermont

05452.

Merchants Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBVT) is the parent company of

Merchants Bank, headquartered in South Burlington, Vermont.

Established in 1849, Merchants Bank is the largest Vermont-based bank,

independently and locally operated. Consumer, business, municipal and

investment customers enjoy personalized relationships, sophisticated

online and mobile banking options, with 32 branches in Vermont and 1

in Massachusetts. Merchants Bank (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender)

has earned several “Best Places to Work in Vermont” awards. American

Banker ranks Merchants Bank a “Top 200” in America among 851 peers.

www.mbvt.com.

Contact: Jodi L. Bachand, Merchants Bank, (802) 865-1807

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