FirstMerit Corporation (FirstMerit) is a bank holding company. The Company�s principal business consists of owning and supervising its affiliates. As of December 31, 2013, FirstMerit Bank, N.A. (FirstMerit Bank), the Company�s principal subsidiary, operated a network of 404 banking offices and 431 automated teller machines (ATMs). FirstMerit operates primarily through FirstMerit Bank and its other subsidiaries, providing a range of banking, fiduciary, financial, insurance and investment services to corporate, institutional and individual customers throughout Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and Chicago, Illinois. The Company�s lines of business are commercial, retail, wealth and other. Banking services are primarily provided by FirstMerit�s national banking subsidiary, FirstMerit Bank. FirstMerit Bank's trust department offers wealth management and trust services. In April 2013, it consummated its acquisition of Flint, Michigan-based Citizens Republic Bancorp Inc.