Ledyard Named One of Top 200 Community Banks

Ledyard Financial Group, Inc., (ticker symbol LFGP) the holding company
for Ledyard National Bank, was ranked among the Top 200 publicly traded
banks and thrifts in the United States by American Banker Magazine for
the fourth consecutive year. The rankings were based on return on
average equity across three years. Ledyard Financial Group finished in
the 146th position for 2018 with a three-year average ROAE of

Kathy Underwood, President and CEO of Ledyard Financial Group, Inc.
stated, “Ledyard is honored to once again be recognized on this
exceptional list of community banks by American Banker Magazine. Our
focus on helping our clients plan for their financial futures while
enhancing shareholder value continues to help us grow and strengthen as
evidenced by our successful expansion into new markets within our state
over this past year. To be recognized as the only New Hampshire
community bank on this list is a true testament of our exceptional team
members who are dedicated to our core values.”

Ledyard Financial Group, Inc., headquartered in Hanover, New
Hampshire, is the holding company for Ledyard National Bank. Ledyard
National Bank, founded in 1991, is a full service community bank
offering a broad range of banking, investment, tax and wealth management

Ledyard Financial Group, Inc. shares can be bought and sold through
the NASD sanctioned “OTC Markets” under the trading symbol LFGP. Shares
may be traded through an individual’s broker. For more
information, please refer to the “Investor Relations” section of the
bank’s website at www.ledyardbank.com
or contact the bank’s Chief Financial Officer, Gregory D. Steverson.

Forward-Looking Statements: Statements concerning future
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forecasts, and any other guidance on future periods constitute
forward-looking statements that are subject to a number of risks and
uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from stated
expectations. Specific factors include, but are not limited to,
loan production, competitive pressure in the banking industry, balance
sheet management, net interest margin variations, the effect of changes
in equity prices on assets under management, the ability to control
costs and expenses, changes in the interest rate environment, financial
policies of the United States government, and general economic
conditions. The Company disclaims any obligation to update any
such factors.

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