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07/17/14Fifth Third Announces Second Quarter 2014 Net Income to Common Shareholders of $416 Million, or $0.49 Per Diluted Share
2Q14 net income available to common shareholders of $416 million, or $0.49 per diluted common share 2Q14 return on average assets (ROA) of 1.34%; return on average common equity of 11.9%; return on average tangible common equity** of 14.4% Pre-provision net revenue (PPNR)** of $682 million in 2Q14 Net interest income (FTE) of $905 million, up 1% sequentially and up 2% from 2Q13; ... 
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06/17/14Fifth Third Bancorp Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Common Stock 8% to $0.13 per Share
Also declares preferred dividends CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 17, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp today declared cash dividends on its common shares, Series H preferred shares, and Series I preferred shares. Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a cash dividend on its common shares of $0.13 for the second quarter of 2014, an increase of $0.01, or 8 percent, from its previous quarterly dividend rate. The dividend is payable... 
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06/17/14Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2014 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 9:30 AM
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 17, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report second quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, July 17, 2014. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:30 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relati... 
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05/29/14Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Expected Impact of Vantiv Share Sale
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2014-- Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) recently conducted a secondary offering of 5.78 million shares of Class A Common Stock being sold on behalf of Fifth Third (Nasdaq: FITB). The sale will result in an approximate 12 percent reduction in our ownership position in Vantiv (excluding the warrant noted below). Our purpose in the sale is to continue the process of monetizing the remaining portion of our stake in Vantiv in a ... 
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05/21/14Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Deutsche Bank 2014 Global Financial Services Investor Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Deutsche Bank 2014 Global Financial Services Investor Conference on Wednesday, May 28 at approximately 2:00 PM (ET). Tayfun Tuzun, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations sect... 
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05/06/14Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the 2014 Barclays Capital Americas Select Franchise Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp will present at the 2014 Barclays Capital Americas Select Conference on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at approximately 11:30 AM BST / 6:30 AM EDT. Tayfun Tuzun, executive vice president and chief financial officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.c... 
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05/05/14Fifth Third Bank Employees Provide 770,000 Meals to Fight Hunger; Fifth Third Day Marked by Fundraising, Food Collections
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp today announced that its 20,000 employees celebrated Fifth Third Day by providing more than 770,000 meals to fight hunger throughout its 12-state footprint. This marked the third year that all of the Company’s affiliates joined together to fight against hunger. More than 550,000 meals were provided in 2013; more than 340,000 in 2012. Fifth Third Day is celebrated annually on May 3, 5/... 
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04/29/14Fifth Third Announces Expansion of Middle Market Financial Advisory Capabilities
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 29, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp announced today that Fifth Third Securities, Inc. (Fifth Third Securities) has agreed to bring Challenger Capital Group’s team of M&A professionals to Fifth Third Securities. The team, headed by Mike Burr, has a strong track record of success in advising middle market companies on a wide range of strategic transactions including M&A, and accessing the capital markets. ... 
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04/17/14Fifth Third Announces First Quarter 2014 Net Income to Common Shareholders of $309 Million, or $0.36 Per Diluted Share
1Q14 net income available to common shareholders of $309 million, or $0.36 per diluted common share 1Q14 return on average assets (ROA) of 1.00%; return on average common equity of 9.0%; return on average tangible common equity** of 11.0% Pre-provision net revenue (PPNR)** of $507 million in 1Q14, including $36 million pre-tax negative valuation adjustment on the Vantiv warrant (versus positive $91 million in 4... 
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04/15/14Fifth Third Bancorp Elects James P. Hackett Non-Executive Chairman of the Board and Marsha C. Williams Lead Director; Announces Results of Annual Meeting
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 15, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected James P. Hackett as the non-executive chairman of the Board following the retirement of William Isaac at the Annual Meeting of the Shareholders. Additionally, the Board elected Marsha C. Williams as the lead director of the Board to replace Hackett. These elections took place at a Board of Directors Meeting following the... 
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04/10/14Fifth Third Bancorp 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, ‘Igniting Curiosity,’ Now Available
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) has published its annual report on corporate social responsibility (CSR). It can be accessed as a website at www.53.com/csrreport and hard copies printed on recycled paper also are available in limited quantities. The report, titled “Igniting Curiosity,” demonstrates the ways in which Fifth Third Bank strives to earn a reputation for being a good corporate ... 
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03/26/14Fifth Third Announces 2014 CCAR Capital Plan
No Objection from Federal Reserve to Company's Capital Plan CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) announced today that the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (“the Federal Reserve”) did not object to the proposed potential capital actions from April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015 (the “CCAR period”) included in Fifth Third’s capital plan submitted in January under the Comprehensive Capital ... 
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03/26/14Fifth Third Names Steven Alonso to Indiana Regional President; Chad Borton to Head of Consumer Bank
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) today announced that Steven Alonso, most recently executive vice president and head of the Consumer Bank, will take on a new role as regional president of a newly created Fifth Third Bank (Indiana) affiliate. Alonso will lead Fifth Third’s operations within the state of Indiana under the new Fifth Third Bank (Indiana) affiliate, encompassing the Bank’s Southern... 
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03/18/14Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Cash Dividends
Board Increases Share Repurchase Authorization to 100 million shares CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 18, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp today declared cash dividends on its common shares and Series I preferred shares. Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a cash dividend on its common shares of $0.12 for the first quarter of 2014. The dividend is payable on Thursday, April 17, 2014 to shareholders of record as of Monda... 
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03/13/14Fifth Third Bank Completes Installation of 228 ATMs at RaceTrac Stores in Georgia and Florida
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 13, 2014-- Fifth Third Bank and RaceTrac Petroleum recently completed the installation of 228 ATMs – 74 in Georgia and 154 in Florida – in RaceTrac convenience stores in the two states. Last year, Fifth Third Bank was selected as the exclusive provider of ATM services for RaceTrac in Georgia and Florida. The ATMs provide current and future Fifth Third Bank and RaceTrac guests with an extended network of accessibility and ... 
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03/10/14Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce First Quarter 2014 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 9:30 AM
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 10, 2014-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report first quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:30 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relati... 
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02/05/14Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 5, 2014-- Tayfun Tuzun, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Fifth Third Bancorp will present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Boca Raton, FL on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at approximately 11:00 AM EST. The webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through http://ir.53.com. Presentation slides will be made separately available in a ... 
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01/23/14Fifth Third Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Per Diluted Share of $0.43
2013 Earnings Per Diluted Share of $2.02, Up 22 Percent from 2012 Record full year net income and net income to common shareholders 4Q13 net income available to common shareholders of $383 million, or $0.43 per diluted common share 4Q13 return on average assets (ROA) of 1.24%; return on average common equity of 10.8%; return on average tangible common equity** of 13.1% Pre-provision net revenue (PPNR)** of $614 million in 4Q13, including $91 million pre-tax gains on the valuation of th... 
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12/17/13Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Cash Dividends
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp today declared cash dividends on its common shares and Series H preferred shares. Fifth Third declared a fourth quarter 2013 cash dividend on its common shares (Nasdaq: FITB) of $0.12. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, January 23, 2014 to shareholders of record as of Tuesday, December 31, 2013. Fifth Third also declared a semi-annual cash dividend on its 5.10%... 
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12/04/13Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the 2013 Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 4, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the 2013 Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference in New York City on Wednesday, December 11 at approximately 11:30 AM ET. Tayfun Tuzun, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will represent Fifth Third. Presentation slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the ... 
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11/27/13Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Redemption of Fifth Third Capital Trust IV
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that it has submitted redemption notices to the trustee for redemption on December 30, 2013, of all $750,000,000 of the outstanding trust preferred securities issued by Fifth Third Capital Trust IV (CUSIP 316781 AA1). The Fifth Third Capital Trust IV securities have a current distribution rate of 6.50 percent and a final repayment date of April 1, 2067. ... 
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11/25/13Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Agreement with Freddie Mac Resolving Mortgage Repurchase Claims
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 25, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Freddie Mac to resolve certain repurchase claims associated with mortgage loans originated and sold prior to January 1, 2009. The Bank will make a cash payment of $25 million to Freddie Mac, after paid claim credits and other adjustments. As of September 30, 2013, Fifth Third’s mortgage representation and ... 
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11/20/13Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter 2013 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 9:00 AM
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 20, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report fourth quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, January 23, 2014. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Rel... 
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11/06/13Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) will present at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference in Boston on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at approximately 2:40 PM ET. Kevin Kabat, vice chairman and chief executive officer, and Tayfun Tuzun, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 day... 
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11/05/13Fifth Third Announces Settlement Discussions, Management Changes
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) to settle a previously disclosed investigation by the SEC into Fifth Third’s accounting for certain commercial loans that Fifth Third sold or reclassified as held-for-sale in the fourth quarter of 2008. At dispute in this matter is whether certain of those loans shou... 
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10/17/13Fifth Third Announces Third Quarter 2013 Net Income to Common Shareholders of $421 Million, or $0.47 Per Diluted Share
3Q13 net income available to common shareholders of $421 million, or $0.47 per diluted common share, included a benefit of $85 million pre-tax (~$55 million after-tax, or ~$0.06 per share) on the sale of shares of Vantiv and $6 million pre-tax (~$4 million after-tax) on the valuation of the warrant Fifth Third holds in Vantiv 2Q13 net income available to common shareholders of $582 million, or $0.65 per share, ... 
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10/15/13Fifth Third Appoints Nicholas K. Akins to Bancorp Board of Directors
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) today announced the appointment of Nicholas K. Akins, president and chief executive officer of American Electric Power, to the Bancorp Board of Directors. “We are pleased to welcome Nick to the Board and look forward to his unique perspectives,” said William Isaac, chairman of the Fifth Third Bancorp Board. “Nick has tremendous business acumen, having served in ... 
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09/24/13Fifth Third Bancorp Releases Results of Dodd-Frank Act Mid-Cycle Company-Run Stress Test
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 24, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today disclosed results of its 2013 company-run mid-cycle stress test as required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. The results are available on Fifth Third’s Investor Relations website at http://ir.53.com by clicking on “Financials & Regulatory Filings” and then “Quarterly & Annual Reports”. The results are also ... 
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09/18/13Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Common Stock
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 18, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a third quarter 2013 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.12. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, October 17, 2013 to shareholders of record as of Monday, September 30, 2013. Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company had $123 billion in assets as of June 30, 2013 and o... 
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09/05/13Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Barclays Capital 2013 Global Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 5, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) will present at the Barclays Capital 2013 Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 10 at approximately 10:30 AM ET. Kevin T. Kabat, vice chairman and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations ... 
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08/21/13Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Third Quarter 2013 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 9:00 AM
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report third quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, October 17, 2013. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Rela... 
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08/02/13Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Expected Impact of Vantiv Share Sale
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2013-- Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) recently conducted a secondary offering of 20 million shares of Class A Common Stock being sold on behalf of selling shareholders, including 5 million shares being sold by Fifth Third (Nasdaq: FITB). The sale will result in an approximate 9 percent reduction in our ownership position in Vantiv (excluding the warrant noted below). As previously communicated, our purpose in the sale is t... 
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07/18/13Fifth Third Announces Second Quarter 2013 Net Income to Common Shareholders of $594 Million or $0.66 Per Diluted Share
2Q13 net income available to common shareholders of $594 million, or $0.66 per diluted common share, vs. $413 million or $0.46 per share in 1Q13, up 43%, and $376 million or $0.40 per share in 2Q12, up 65% 2Q13 results included a benefit of $242 million pre-tax (~$157 million after-tax, or ~$0.17 per share) on the sale of shares of Vantiv and $76 million pre-tax (~$49 million after-tax, or ~$0.05 per share) on the valuation of the warrant Fifth Third holds in Vantiv In 1Q13 and 2Q12, the b... 
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07/09/13Fifth Third Bank and NextJob Offer Job Seeker’s Toolkit to Bank Customers; Online Job Search Software Available Free by Visiting www.53.com
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 9, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) and NextJob, a nationwide reemployment solutions company, have created a groundbreaking program to help Bank customers find jobs. Following on the heels of their innovative homeowner reemployment initiative launched earlier this year, the companies today announced that Fifth Third customers who bank online at www.53.com can access the Job Seeker’s Toolkit for free. ... 
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06/18/13Fifth Third Bancorp Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend on Its Common Stock 9% to $0.12 Per Share
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a second quarter 2013 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.12, an increase of $0.01, or 9 percent, from its previous quarterly dividend rate. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, July 18, 2013 to shareholders of record as of Friday, June 28, 2013. This dividend is consistent with Fifth Third’s proposed potential dividends as submitted to... 
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06/11/13Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Conversion of Shares of Series G Preferred and Cash Dividend on Its Series G Preferred
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 11, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (“Fifth Third;” Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that the board of directors has authorized the conversion into Fifth Third’s common stock, no par value (“Common Stock”), of all outstanding shares of Fifth Third’s 8.50% Non-Cumulative Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series G (“Series G Preferred Stock”), which shares are represented by depositary shares each representing 1/250th of ... 
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06/10/13Fifth Third Names Frank Forrest as Chief Risk and Credit Officer
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 10, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) today announced that it has named Frank Forrest as chief risk and credit officer, effective September 2013. Forrest will join Fifth Third from Bank of America where he has held numerous positions over the past 25 years in credit and risk management, including Global Debt Products Executive and Commercial Banking Risk Management Executive. Forrest brings broad-b... 
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05/30/13Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2013 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 9:00 AM
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 30, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report second quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, July 18, 2013. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relati... 
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05/30/13Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Deutsche Bank 2013 Global Financial Services Investor Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 30, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB), will present at the Deutsche Bank 2013 Global Financial Services Investor Conference on Wednesday, June 5 at approximately 8:50 AM (ET). Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations... 
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05/17/13Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the 2013 Barclays Capital Americas Select Franchise Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 17, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp will present at the 2013 Barclays Capital Americas Select Conference on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at approximately 11:15 AM BST / 6:15 AM ET. Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of w... 
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05/15/13Fifth Third Bancorp 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, ‘Reputation Matters,’ Now Available
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 15, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) has published its annual report on corporate social responsibility (CSR). It can be accessed as a website at www.53.com/csrreport and hard copies printed on recycled paper also are available in limited quantities. The report, titled “Reputation Matters,” demonstrates the ways in which Fifth Third strives to earn a reputation for being a good corporate ci... 
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05/08/13Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Expected Impact of Vantiv Share Sale
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 8, 2013-- Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) recently priced a secondary offering of 38.6 million shares of Class A Common Stock being sold on behalf of selling shareholders, including 15.6 million shares being sold by Fifth Third (Nasdaq: FITB). Additionally, Vantiv announced that it has entered into an agreement to repurchase 17.5 million shares of the shares being sold by the selling shareholders in the offering. The combinati... 
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05/03/13Fifth Third Employees Provide 550,000 Meals to Fight Hunger: Fifth Third Day Marked by Fundraising, Food Collections
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 3, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp today announced that its 21,000 employees celebrated Fifth Third Day by providing more than 550,000 meals to fight hunger throughout its 12-state footprint. Fifth Third Day is celebrated annually on May 3, 5/3 on the calendar. For more than 20 years, the Bank has used its holiday to recognize the contribution of its employees, thank its valued customers and support communities... 
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04/30/13Fifth Third Names Maria Veltre Chief Marketing Officer
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) today announced that it has named Maria Veltre as senior vice president and chief marketing officer, effective immediately. Veltre most recently was managing director and chief marketing officer for Small Business at Citibank. Over her 27-year history in financial services, Veltre has held marketing leadership positions at Citibank, JPMorgan Chase and GE Capital. Her e... 
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04/18/13Fifth Third Announces First Quarter 2013 Net Income to Common Shareholders of $413 Million or $0.46 Per Share
1Q13 net income available to common shareholders of $413 million, or $0.46 per diluted common share, vs. $390 million or $0.43 per share in 4Q12, up 7% and $421 million or $0.45 per share in 1Q12, up 2% 1Q13 results included a benefit of $34 million pre-tax (~$22 million after-tax, or ~$0.02 per share) on the valuation of the warrant Fifth Third holds in Vantiv Significant items in 4Q12 included a p... 
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04/16/13Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Results of Annual Meeting
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 16, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) has announced that its shareholders have re-elected the following directors at the Bancorp’s Annual Meeting held earlier today at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cincinnati: Darryl Allen, retired chairman, CEO and president, Aeroquip-Vickers, Inc. B. Evan Bayh III, partner, McGuireWoods LLP. Ulysses L. Bridgeman, Jr., ... 
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03/19/13Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Ten Percent Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Common Stock
Board Increases Share Repurchase Authorization to 100 million shares CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 19, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a cash dividend on its common shares of $0.11 for the first quarter of 2013. The dividend is payable on Thursday, April 18, 2013 to shareholders of record as of Friday, March 29, 2013. This dividend is consistent with Fifth Third’s proposed potential dividends as submitted t... 
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03/15/13Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce First Quarter 2013 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 9:30 AM
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 15, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report first quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, April 18, 2013. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:30 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Re... 
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03/14/13Fifth Third Announces 2013 CCAR Capital Plan
No Objection from Federal Reserve to Company's Capital Plan CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 14, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) announced today that the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (“the Federal Reserve”) did not object to the proposed potential capital actions from April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014 (the “CCAR period”) included in Fifth Third’s capital plan submitted in January under the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (“CCAR”) process. Fifth Third... 
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03/12/13Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Series G Preferred Stock
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 12, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp announced that on March 12, 2013, the board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G (Nasdaq: FITBP), at the rate of $531.25 per share, which equates to approximately $2.125 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/250th ownership interest in a share of Series G Preferred Stock. The... 
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03/04/13Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Citi 2013 Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 4, 2013-- Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Fifth Third Bancorp will present at the Citi Financial Services Conference in Boston on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at approximately 9:40 AM EST. The webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through http://ir.53.com. Presentation slides will be made separately available in a prin... 
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02/11/13Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 2013-- Kevin T. Kabat, vice chairman and chief executive officer of Fifth Third Bancorp will present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at approximately 8:45 AM EST. The webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through http://ir.53.com. Presentation slides will be made separately available in a printer-friend... 
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02/11/13Fifth Third Mortgage Company’s HAMP Conversion Exceeds National Average
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 2013-- Fifth Third Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank, and the 13th largest originator in the country (Inside Mortgage Finance 2012) continues to outpace the industry in permanent modifications in the government’s Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). This is the third consecutive year Fifth Third Mortgage Company has exceeded the national average. Of the Mortgage Company’s p... 
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02/06/13Fifth Third Bank and NextJob Complete Reemployment Pilot; Bank Signs Multi-Year Contract to Help Distressed Borrowers Find Jobs
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2013-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) and NextJob (www.nextjob.com), a nationwide reemployment solutions company, have teamed up to offer an industry-first program that gives unemployed mortgage borrowers job search assistance, including one-on-one dedicated coaching, weekly webinars and online job search software, fully paid for by Fifth Third Bank. The two companies piloted the program through... 
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01/18/13Fifth Third Bank Extends More Than $13 Billion in Credit to Business Customers
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2013-- Fifth Third Bank announced today that it has extended more than $13 billion in new and renewed credit to business customers from October through December 2012. During 2012, Fifth Third Bank lent nearly $34 billion to businesses throughout its footprint. “Fifth Third is focused on actively listening to our business customers to help address their changing needs,” said John Bultema, executive vice ... 
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01/17/13Fifth Third Announces 2012 Earnings Per Share of $1.66, Up 41 Percent from 2011
Fourth quarter earnings per share $0.43, up 30 percent from fourth quarter 2011 4Q12 net income available to common shareholders of $390 million, or $0.43 per diluted share, vs. $354 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, in 3Q12 and $305 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, in 4Q11. 4Q12 results included: $157 million pre-tax gain (~$102 million after-tax, or $0.11 per share) on th... 
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12/20/12Stephen Mullins Named President of FTAM
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2012-- Stephen Mullins, CFA, has been hired as president of Fifth Third Asset Management, Inc. (FTAM), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank. Mullins joins FTAM with more than 33 years of asset management and investment advising experience. He previously served as a senior executive with Lanier Asset Management, Mainstream Investment Advisors, INVESCO and National Asset Management. He will report ... 
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12/18/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Common Stock
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a fourth quarter 2012 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.10. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, January 17, 2013 to shareholders of record as of Monday, December 31, 2012. Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $117 billion in assets and operates 15 affil... 
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12/11/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Series G Preferred Stock
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 11, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp announced that on December 11, 2012, the board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G (Nasdaq: FITBP), at the rate of $531.25 per share, which equates to approximately $2.125 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/250th ownership interest in a share of Series G Preferred Stock. ... 
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12/11/12Fifth Third Bank to Suspend Evictions during Holiday Season
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 11, 2012-- Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) announced today that it will postpone eviction processing between December 17, 2012 and January 2, 2013 for Bank-owned mortgages that have been foreclosed. “We are suspending evictions through the start of the new year to help our customers who are experiencing financial hardships find relief this holiday season,” said Steven Alonso, executive vice president and head... 
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12/07/12Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter 2012 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 9:30 AM
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report fourth quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, January 17, 2013. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:30 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor ... 
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12/07/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Expected Impact of Vantiv Share Sale
Fifth Third Intends to Repurchase Shares of Fifth Third Common Stock in Amount of After-Tax Gains Also Announces Intention to Terminate High-Cost FHLB Debt CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 2012-- Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) recently priced a secondary offering of 12,454,545 shares of Class A Common Stock being sold on behalf of Fifth Third (Nasdaq: FITB). This sale would represent approximately 15 percent of our ownership pos... 
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12/07/12Fifth Third Private Bank Donates More Than $68,000 to National Charities in Honor of Clients
Contributions Made to Selected Organizations as Part of Annual Client Experience Survey CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 2012-- As part of its annual client experience survey, Fifth Third Private Bank, a division of Fifth Third Bank, donated $68,450 in honor of its clients to six national charities. The donation was made to thank clients for feedback they provided during the survey process. The charities that received donations thi... 
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11/30/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Sale of a Portion of Its Vantiv Shares
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2012-- On November 30, 2012, Vantiv, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNTV), filed an S-1 registration statement for Fifth Third (Nasdaq: FITB) to sell shares of Class A common stock of Vantiv, Inc. once the registration statement has been declared effective. If the offering is completed as currently anticipated, this would be Fifth Third’s first sale of Vantiv stock since Vantiv’s initial public offering in March 20... 
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11/27/12Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the 2012 Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the 2012 Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference in New York City on Wednesday, December 5 at approximately 10:10 AM ET. Kevin T. Kabat, vice chairman and chief executive officer, will represent Fifth Third. Presentation slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Inves... 
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11/26/12Fifth Third Announces Departure of Bruce Lee
Greg Schroeck to Serve as Interim Chief Credit Officer CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2012-- Kevin T. Kabat, vice chairman and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that Bruce Lee, executive vice president and chief credit officer, will resign his position at year-end for personal reasons. “Bruce has done a great job as Chief Credit Officer and in managing the Special Assets Group during one of the mo... 
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11/14/12Fifth Third Bank and Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. lend support to Stand Up To Cancer at Ford EcoBoost 400 Race
CINCINNATI, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Third Bank and Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., driver of the No. 6 Fifth Third Ford Fusion for Roush Fenway Racing, will be lending their support to Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) by featuring the SU2C logo on Stenhouse's Ford during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finale of 2012 held at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18, 2012. "Every year cancer claims the lives of more than 560,000 Americans and almost eight million people worldwide. Fifth Third Ban... 
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11/14/12Fifth Third Bank Introduces Reloadable Prepaid Card; Access 360o Card Provides Convenience and Control
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2012-- Fifth Third Bank recently launched Access 360o, a reloadable prepaid card offering customers financial control, convenience and security. The card is available through any of Fifth Third’s 1,300 banking center locations. “Prepaid cards are a fast-growing form of payment and consumers see the value and convenience of using these cards for a variety of financial needs,” said Steven Alonso, exe... 
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11/09/12Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking & Financials Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking & Financials Conference in New York City on Wednesday, November 14 at approximately 10:30 AM ET. Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will represent Fifth Third. Presentation slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference... 
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11/01/12Fifth Third Bank Launches 2012 Holiday Payback Sweepstakes
Holiday Payback Prizes Will Be Awarded to Customers Using their Fifth Third Bank Credit or Debit Card, Facebook Fans and Twitter Followers CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2012-- Beginning today through Dec. 30, 2012, Fifth Third Bank customers have the chance to win a “Holiday Payback” of up to $2,000 for simply using their Fifth Third Bank credit or debit card this holiday season. In addition, the Bank will award prizes through ... 
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10/25/12Fifth Third Bank Promotes Jonathan Reynolds to Chief Investment Officer
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) announced today that Jonathan Reynolds has been promoted to chief investment officer for Fifth Third Investment Advisors, which manages $22 billion in assets as of September 30, 2012. In this role, Reynolds will oversee the investment strategy for Fifth Third Private Bank and Institutional Services Group. He also will manage the Bank’s team of portfolio managers who are responsible for developing... 
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10/23/12Fifth Third Mortgage Company’s HAMP Conversion Continues to Exceed National Average
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2012-- Fifth Third Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank, and the 13th largest originator in the country (Inside Mortgage Finance, Second Quarter 2012) continues to outpace the industry in permanent modifications in the government’s Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). This is the second consecutive year Fifth Third Mortgage Company has exceeded the national average. Of the Mor... 
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10/22/12Fifth Third Bank Announces New Energy Banking Team
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) announced today that Richard Butler, Terry Rainosek and Alan Busby have joined the Bank and will lead its national Energy Banking operation. This team will provide banking services to companies in the petroleum and natural gas production, processing and distribution industries. “The energy sector is a rapidly growing industry. Fifth Third’s new Energy Banking team demonstrates our commitment to providing dedicated banking services to... 
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10/19/12Fifth Third Bank Extends More Than $6.5 Billion in Credit to Business Customers
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fifth Third Bank announced today that it has extended more than $6.5 billion in new and renewed credit to business customers from July through September 2012. During the first nine months of 2012, Fifth Third Bank lent more than $20.5 billion to businesses throughout its footprint. “Fifth Third remains committed to providing businesses access to credit to help them expand and generate jobs,” said John Bultema, executive vice president and head of Business Banking f... 
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10/18/12Fifth Third Announces Third Quarter 2012 Net Income to Common Shareholders of $354 Million or $0.38 Per Diluted Share
3Q12 net income available to common shareholders of $354 million, or $0.38 per diluted common share, vs. $376 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, in 2Q12 and $373 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, in 3Q11 3Q12 results included $26 million pre-tax in debt extinguishment costs (~$17 million after-tax, or $0.02 per share) associated with the August redemption of trust preferred securities (TruPS);... 
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10/12/12Fifth Third Bank Promotes Mitchell Stapley to Chief Investment Officer for FTAM
Announces other FTAM Organizational Changes CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that Mitchell Stapley has been promoted to chief investment officer for Fifth Third Asset Management (FTAM) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank. Stapley, an 11-year veteran of FTAM previously served as chief fixed income officer where he oversaw all fixed income strategies for the ... 
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09/24/12Fifth Third Bank Names Tom Heiks President/CEO of North Carolina Affiliate
CINCINNATI, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Carmichael, president and chief operating officer of Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the promotion of Tom Heiks to president and CEO of Fifth Third Bank (North Carolina.)  Heiks also will assume the role of chairman of the board for the North Carolina affiliate.  (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120924/CL79762 ) Heiks previously served as market president for the affiliate, a role he has held since 2011. "T... 
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09/21/12Board of Directors Appoints CEO Kabat to Vice Chair; COO Carmichael Promoted to Bancorp President
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 21, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp's (Nasdaq: FITB) Board of Directors today announced that it has given Kevin T. Kabat the additional title of vice chairman, effective immediately. Kabat will continue to serve as chief executive officer, a position he has held since 2007, and as a board member. "The Board is pleased that Kevin will add the additional title of vice chairman, given his outstanding leadership and performance during the most challenging time in our i... 
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09/18/12Fifth Third Bancorp Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Common Stock 25% to $0.10 Per Share
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 18, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a third quarter 2012 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.10, an increase of $0.02, or 25%, from its previous quarterly dividend rate. The annualized dividend rate is $0.40 per share, up $0.08 from $0.32 previously. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, October 18, 2012 to shareholders of record as of Friday, September 28, 2012. Fifth... 
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09/11/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on Its Series G Preferred Stock
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 11, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp announced that on September 11, 2012, the board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G (Nasdaq: FITBP), at the rate of $531.25 per share, which equates to approximately $2.125 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/250th ownership interest in a share of Series G Preferred Stock.... 
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09/10/12Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Barclays Capital 2012 Global Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) will present at the Barclays Capital 2012 Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 11 at approximately 12:00 PM ET. Kevin T. Kabat, president and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations... 
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09/10/12Fifth Third Bancorp Becomes Premium Member of United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp today announced its premium membership in the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC). Founded in 1979, the USHCC was created to foster Hispanic economic development and to build sustainable prosperity for the benefit of American society. Additionally, two of the Company’s senior managers will serve on the USHCC advisory boards. José Peña, senior vice president and he... 
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08/29/12Fifth Third Bank Introduces Simplified Disclosure Form
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2012-- Fifth Third Bank recently unveiled a new simplified disclosure form detailing pricing and key terms associated with Fifth Third checking accounts. The new easy-to-read form is available at www.53.com and Fifth Third’s more than 1,300 banking center locations. “We spend a lot of time listening to our customers to understand what they want from their banking relationship,” said Steven Alonso, ... 
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08/28/12Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Third Quarter 2012 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 9:00 AM
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 28, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report third quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, October 18, 2012. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor ... 
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08/21/12Fifth Third Announces Common Stock Repurchase Plans and Potential for Dividend Increase
No Objection from Federal Reserve to Company's Capital Plan; Board Approves 100 Million Share Repurchase Authorization CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) announced today that the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (“the Federal Reserve”) did not object to the proposed capital actions through March 31, 2013 (the “CCAR period”) included in Fifth Third’s capital plan submitted in... 
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08/09/12Fifth Third Mortgage Company’s HAMP Conversion Exceeds National Average
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 9, 2012-- Fifth Third Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank, and the 13th largest originator in the country (Inside Mortgage Finance, Second Quarter 2012) continues to outpace the industry for the second consecutive year in permanent modifications in the government’s Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). Of the Mortgage Company’s portfolio eligible for HAMP consideration, approximat... 
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07/25/12Fifth Third Bank Buys 30% Green Power From Missouri Wind Farm
Fifth Third Bank Ranks No. 26 on EPA’s Fortune 500 List of Green Power Purchasers CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2012-- Fifth Third Bank today announced its purchase of 60 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of wind power in 2012. Equivalent to 30 percent of the Bank’s projected 2012 electricity consumption, this wind will be sourced from the Lost Creek Wind Farm in DeKalb County in northwest Missouri. As a result of this purchase, the... 
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07/19/12Fifth Third Announces Second Quarter 2012 Net Income to Common Shareholders of $376 Million or $0.40 Per Share
DILUTED EPS UP 14 PERCENT FROM SECOND QUARTER 2011 2Q12 net income available to common shareholders of $376 million, or $0.40 per diluted common share, vs. $421 million, or $0.45 per share, in 1Q12 and $328 million, or $0.35 per share in 2Q11 2Q12 results included a benefit of $56 million pre-tax gain (~$36 million after-tax, or $0.04 per share) on the valuation of the warrant Fifth ... 
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07/16/12Fifth Third Selects Chad Borton As Head of Retail Banking
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 16, 2012-- Steven Alonso, executive vice president and head of Fifth Third’s Consumer Bank has announced the hiring of Chad Borton as senior vice president and head of Retail Banking for the Company, effective today. Borton comes to Fifth Third from JP Morgan Chase where he held a number of senior management positions including Consumer Bank CFO, head of the Retail Distribution Network responsible for expandi... 
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07/12/12Fifth Third Bank Announces 2012 Fifth Third Scholarship Program Recipients
Fifth Third Foundation Awards 16 Students with $40,000 in Scholarships CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 12, 2012-- Fifth Third Bank today announced winners of the 2012 Fifth Third Scholarship Program. Since 2005, the Fifth Third Foundation has annually awarded one-time $2,500 scholarships to children of Fifth Third employees. It has awarded more than 135 scholarships since its inception. Chosen and administered by the National... 
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07/09/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Redemption of Fifth Third Capital Trust VI
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 9, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that it has submitted redemption notices to the trustee for redemption on August 8, 2012, of all $862,500,000 of the outstanding trust preferred securities issued by Fifth Third Capital Trust VI (NYSE: FTB B) (CUSIP 31678V206). The Fifth Third Capital Trust VI securities have a current distribution rate of 7.250 percent and a scheduled maturity date of Nove... 
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07/06/12Fifth Third Grants $327,500 from Enterprise Investment Fund In Second Round of 2012
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 6, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp today announced $327,500 in grants from its Enterprise Investment Fund (EIF) for the second round of 2012. Directed by Fifth Third’s Community Affairs department, the EIF is designated for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) initiatives and programs to strengthen CRA lending, investment and service performance across the Company. The Fund has distributed $977,500 to date in 2012 and investe... 
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07/02/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Redemption of Fifth Third Capital Trust V
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 2, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that it has submitted redemption notices to the trustee for redemption on August 15, 2012, of all $575,000,000 of the outstanding trust preferred securities issued by Fifth Third Capital Trust V (NYSE: FTB A) (CUSIP 31678W204). The Fifth Third Capital Trust V securities have a current distribution rate of 7.250 percent and a scheduled maturity date ... 
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06/19/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on Its Common Stock
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 19, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a second quarter 2012 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.08. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, July 19, 2012 to shareholders of record as of Friday, June 29, 2012. Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $117 billion in assets and operates 15 affiliates w... 
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06/19/12Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2012 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 9:00 AM
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 19, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report second quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, July 19, 2012. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Re... 
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06/12/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on Its Series G Preferred Stock
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 12, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp announced that on June 12, 2012, the board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G (Nasdaq: FITBP), at the rate of $531.25 per share, which equates to approximately $2.125 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/250th ownership interest in a share of Series G Preferred Stock. The ... 
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05/16/12Fifth Third Bancorp 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report: Insight, Innovation, Impact Now Available
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 16, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) has published its annual report on corporate social responsibility (CSR). It can be accessed as a website at www.53.com/csrreport and FSC-certified hard copies also are available in limited quantities. The report is titled, "Insight > Innovation > Impact," and demonstrates the ways in which Fifth Third Bank endeavors to be a good corporate citizen in ... 
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05/14/12Fifth Third Bank to Partner with Roush Fenway Racing and Matt Kenseth for Sprint Cup Series Sponsorship
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 14, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced a multi-year marketing partnership with Roush Fenway Racing, beginning this season with four races as the primary sponsor of Matt Kenseth’s No. 17 Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. A similar number of races for the following years will be announced at a later date. Fifth Third will be the primary sponsor of Kenseth’s Ford at four Sprint ... 
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05/04/12Fifth Third Bank Employees Provide 340,000 Meals to Fight Hunger; Fifth Third Day Marked by Fundraising, Food Collections
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 4, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp today announced that its 22,000 employees celebrated Fifth Third Day by providing more than 340,000 meals to fight hunger throughout its footprint. The Company had originally set a goal of raising funds and donating foodstuffs equivalent to 53,000 meals. Fifth Third Day is celebrated annually on May 3, 5/3 on the calendar. For more than 20 years, the Bank has used its holiday to ... 
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05/02/12Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the UBS Global Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 2, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the UBS Global Financial Services Conference on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at approximately 8:40 AM (ET). Kevin T. Kabat, president and chief executive officer, will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Addi... 
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04/24/12Fifth Third Bancorp to Attend the 2012 RBC Capital Markets' Financial Institutions Conference
CINCINNATI, Apr 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB), will participate in a discussion regarding the Company at the 2012 RBC Capital Markets' Financial Institutions Conference on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at approximately 12:30 PM (ET). Audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section o... 
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04/19/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces First Quarter 2012 Net Income to Common Shareholders of $421 Million or $0.45 Per Share
1Q12 net income available to common shareholders of $421 million, or $0.45 per diluted common share, vs. $305 million, or $0.33 per share, in 4Q11 and $88 million, or $0.10 per share in 1Q11 Included benefit of $115 million pre-tax (approximately $75 million or $0.08 per share after-tax), from gains associated with Vantiv, Inc's. initial public offering (IPO), as well as the previously disclosed $36 million estimated pre-tax charge (approximately $23 million after-tax, or $0.02 per s... 
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04/17/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Results of Annual Meeting
CINCINNATI, Apr 17, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) has announced that its shareholders have re-elected the following directors at the Bancorp's Annual Meeting held earlier today at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cincinnati: Darryl Allen, retired chairman, CEO and president, Aeroquip-Vickers, Inc. B. Evan Bayh III, partner, McGuireWoods, LLP. Ulysses L. Bridgeman, Jr., owner... 
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04/05/12Touchstone Assets to Grow to $13 Billion with Acquisition of Certain Fund Assets of Fifth Third Asset Management, Inc.
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 5, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp and Touchstone Advisors, Inc. (Touchstone), a wholly owned subsidiary of Western & Southern Financial Group, announced today that Fifth Third Asset Management, Inc. (FTAM) and Touchstone have entered into an agreement under which Touchstone will be acquiring the assets of 16 mutual funds from FTAM. The acquisition is expected to increase Touchstone’s assets under management to $13 bi... 
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04/05/12Federated Investors, Inc. to Acquire Money Market Assets from Fifth Third Asset Management, Inc.
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 5, 2012-- Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII), one of the nation’s largest investment managers, and Fifth Third Bank announced that a definitive agreement has been reached regarding the acquisition of certain assets relating to the management of Fifth Third money market funds. In connection with the acquisition, approximately $5 billion of money market assets will be reorganized from four Fifth Third money market ... 
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03/27/12Fifth Third Bancorp Updates Estimated Impact to Fifth Third of Vantiv, Inc. Initial Public Offering and Actions
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 27, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today updated the following estimated effects to Fifth Third related to the recent actions of Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV). The underwriters of Vantiv, Inc.’s previously announced initial public offering of common stock have exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 4,411,800 shares of Vantiv, Inc. Class A common stock at the public offering pri... 
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03/22/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Estimated Impact to Fifth Third of Vantiv Inc. Initial Public Offering and Actions
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the following estimated effects to Fifth Third related to the recent actions of Vantiv Inc. (“Vantiv”). Vantiv recently priced an initial public offering of its Class A shares (“the offering”). As a result of this offering, we expect to recognize a pre-tax gain of approximately $95 million (approximately $60 million after-tax) during the fir... 
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03/21/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Common Stock
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 21, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) yesterday declared a first quarter 2012 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.08. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, April 19, 2012 to shareholders of record as of Friday, March 30, 2012. Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $117 billion in assets and operates 15 affilia... 
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03/13/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Federal Reserve Response to CCAR Capital Plan
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 13, 2012-- As part of the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review ("CCAR"), on January 9, 2012, Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) submitted to the Federal Reserve (“FRB”) a capital plan (“Capital Plan”) approved by its board of directors covering the period from January 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013. The Federal Reserve indicated to Fifth Third on March 13, 2012 that it does not object to the following ... 
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03/13/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Series G Preferred Stock
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 13, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp announced that on March 13, 2012, the board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G (Nasdaq: FITBP), at the rate of $531.25 per share, which equates to approximately $2.125 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/250th ownership interest in a share of Series G Preferred Stock. The... 
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03/12/12Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce First Quarter 2012 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 9:30 AM
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 12, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report first quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, April 19, 2012. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:30 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Re... 
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03/09/12Fifth Third Invests $1.4 Million in Local Communities Through Enterprise Investment Fund; Announces First 2012 Grants Worth $650,000
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 9, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp today announced $650,000 in grants from its Enterprise Investment Fund (EIF). Directed by Fifth Third’s Community Affairs department, the EIF is designated for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) initiatives and programs to strengthen CRA lending, investment and service performance across the Company. The Fund debuted in 2011 and invested $1.4 million in local communities in its first year.... 
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03/02/12Fifth Third Announces Pricing of $500 Million Public Offering of Senior Notes
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 2, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (“Fifth Third”) (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 10-year senior notes. The notes are senior unsecured obligations of Fifth Third. They were sold at 99.306% of the principal amount and will bear interest at a rate of 3.50%. Fifth Third expects the offering to close on March 7, 2012, subject to custo... 
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03/01/12Fifth Third Bank Earns High Scores in Customer Experience Beats Industry Average among Peer Banks
Cincinnati - Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) earned high scores for customer experience in Forrester Research, Inc.'s January 2012 report, The Customer Experience Index, 2012. With a ranking of 77, Fifth Third beat the industry average and was tied for second among named banks - and was one of only two named banks to receive a "Good" rating by Forrester. "We are pleased that we continue to be recognized as one of the industry leaders in customer experience," said Todd Clossin, executive vi... 
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02/29/12Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Citi 2012 Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 29, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Citi 2012 Financial Services Conference on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at approximately 8:00 AM EST. Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of ww... 
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02/01/12Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2012-- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) will present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at approximately 10:15 AM EST. Kevin T. Kabat, president and chief executive officer, will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.... 
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01/20/12Fifth Third Bancorp Announces 2011 Net Income of $1.3 Billion
Fourth quarter net income of $314 million, earnings per diluted share of $0.33 4Q11 net income available to common shareholders of $305 million, or $0.33 per diluted common share, vs. $373 million, or $0.40 per share, in 3Q11 and $270 million, or $0.33 per share in 4Q10 4Q11 return on assets of 1.1% 4Q11 return on average common equity of 9.5%; return on average ... 
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12/20/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Common Stock
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2011-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a fourth quarter 2011 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.08. The cash dividend is payable on Friday, January 20, 2012 to shareholders of record as of Friday, December 30, 2011. Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $115 billion in assets and operates 15 affilia... 
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12/19/11Fifth Third Private Bank Donates More Than $62,000 to National Charities in Honor of Clients
Contributions Made to Selected Organizations as Part of Annual Client Experience Survey CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2011-- As part of its second annual client experience survey, Fifth Third Private Bank, a division of Fifth Third Bank, donated $62,750 in honor of its clients to six national charities. The donation was made to thank clients for feedback they provided during the survey process. The charities that received donat... 
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12/13/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on Its Series G Preferred Stock
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 13, 2011-- Fifth Third Bancorp announced that on December 13, 2011, the board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G (Nasdaq: FITBP), at the rate of $531.25 per share, which equates to approximately $2.125 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/250th ownership interest in a share of Series G Preferred Stock. ... 
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11/30/11Fifth Third Appoints Michael B. McCallister to Board of Directors
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2011-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the appointment of Michael B. McCallister to its Board of Directors. McCallister is chairman and chief executive officer of Humana Inc. He was named CEO in 2000 and was appointed chairman of the board in 2010. McCallister joined Humana in 1974 as a finance specialist working in the company’s headquarters in Louisville. He has held numerous ... 
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11/28/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the 2011 Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, Nov 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the 2011 Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference in New York City on Wednesday, December 7 at approximately 11:30 AM ET. Kevin T. Kabat, president and chief executive officer, will represent Fifth Third. Presentation slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section ... 
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11/28/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter 2011 Results, Host Conference Call on Friday, January 20, 2012 at 9:00 AM
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2011-- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report fourth quarter 2011 financial results on Friday, January 20, 2012. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor R... 
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11/22/11Fifth Third Names Tayfun Tuzun as Treasurer
CINCINNATI, Nov 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the appointment of Senior Vice President Tayfun Tuzun as Treasurer, effective December 2, 2011. Tuzun replaces Mahesh Sankaran, who will be taking a position as Director of Finance with M&T Bank in Buffalo. Tuzun currently serves as Assistant Treasurer and Balance Sheet Manager at Fifth Third, overseeing investment portfolio activities and balance sheet strategy. He previously served as Fifth Thi... 
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11/16/11Fifth Third Bancorp 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Report Wins Two Platinum MarCom Awards
CINCINNATI, Nov 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp today announced that its 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, "Empowering Dreams," was the winner of two distinguished MarCom Platinum Awards. The report, published in May 2011, was recognized in the "Writing/Annual Report" and "Annual Report/Corporate Social Responsibility" categories. The 2010 CSR Report was produced and written by Fifth Third's Corporate Communications departmen... 
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11/09/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking & Financials Conference
CINCINNATI, Nov 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking & Financials Conference in New York City on Wednesday, November 16 at approximately 8:55 AM ET. Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will represent Fifth Third. Presentation slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through th... 
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11/02/11Fifth Third Invests $896,500 in Community Markets Through CRA Enterprise Investment Fund
CINCINNATI, Nov 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp today announced $896,500 in grants made from its CRA Enterprise Investment Fund (EIF). Directed by Fifth Third's Community Affairs department, the EIF is designated for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) initiatives and programs to strengthen CRA lending, investment and service performance across the Company. To date in 2011, Fifth Third has invested $1,262,500 in local communities through the EI... 
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10/27/11Fifth Third Bank Announces Changes In Management Responsibilities
Cincinnati  -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced several changes to  executive roles and responsibilities. Beginning today, through the end of the year, Mary  Tuuk, executive vice president and current Chief Risk Officer, will be  transitioning from that role to a business management role as the market  president of Fifth Third Bank (Western Michigan). Bruce Lee, executive vice president,  will become Chief Credit Officer for the Bancorp and will as... 
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10/20/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Third Quarter 2011 Net Income to Common Shareholders of $373 Million or $0.40 Per Share
3Q11 net income available to common shareholders of $373 million or $0.40 per diluted common share EPS up 14 percent versus $0.35 per share in 2Q11; up 82 percent versus $0.22 per share in 3Q10 Net income to common increased 14 percent versus $328 million in 2Q11; increased 112 percent versus $175 million in 3Q10 3Q11 net income of $381 million 3Q11 return on assets of 1.3 percent 3Q11 return on average common equity* of 11.9 percent; return on average tangible common equity* o... 
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09/28/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Third Quarter 2011 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 9:00 AM
CINCINNATI, Sep 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) is scheduled to report third quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, October 20, 2011. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relations website ... 
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09/20/11Fifth Third Bancorp Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Common Stock 33% to $0.08 per share
CINCINNATI, Sep 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a third quarter 2011 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.08, an increase of $0.02 from its previous quarterly dividend rate. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, October 20, 2011 to shareholders of record as of Friday, September 30, 2011. Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company ha... 
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09/13/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Series G Preferred Stock
CINCINNATI, Sep 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp announced that on September 13, 2011, the board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G (Nasdaq: FITBP), at the rate of $531.25 per share, which equates to approximately $2.125 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/250th ownership interest in a share of Series G Preferred Stock. The Ser... 
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09/08/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Barclays Capital 2011 Global Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, Sep 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) will present at the Barclays Capital 2011 Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 13 at approximately 10:30 AM ET. Kevin T. Kabat, president and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53... 
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09/01/11Fifth Third Submits Notice to Redeem Certain Trust Preferred Securities
CINCINNATI, Sep 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --On September 1, 2011, Fifth Third Bancorp (the "Company") submitted a redemption notice to the trustee for the trust listed below, which will result in the redemption of the trust preferred securities on the date specified pursuant to the call provisions in the indenture. The R&G Capital Trust I securities have been callable at any time on or after April 22, 2007. As previously announced by the Company on Marc... 
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08/24/11Fifth Third Bank Introduces Duo Card; Fifth Third is First U.S. Issuer to Offer Combined Credit and Debit Card
CINCINNATI, Aug 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bank announced today the introduction of its Duo Card, a combined credit and debit card providing customers the convenience of conducting all card transactions with one plastic. Fifth Third Bank is the first card issuer in the U.S. to offer this dual functionality and the Duo MasterCard cards are now available. "Many consumers see the value in both debit and credit options and choose their payment... 
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08/22/11Fifth Third Invests $266,000 in Community Markets Through CRA Enterprise Investment Fund
CINCINNATI, Aug 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp today announced $266,000 in grants made from its CRA Enterprise Investment Fund (EIF). Directed by Fifth Third's Community Affairs department, the EIF is designated for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) initiatives and programs to strengthen CRA lending, investment and service performance across the Company. Fifth Third will invest $1 million in local communities through the EIF in 2011. Fi... 
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08/02/11Fifth Third Submits Notice to Redeem Certain Trust Preferred Securities
CINCINNATI, Aug 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --On August 2, 2011, Fifth Third Bancorp (the "Company") submitted redemption notices to the proper trustee for each trust listed below, which will result in the redemption of the trust preferred securities on the date specified for each security pursuant to the call provisions in the respective indentures. The First National Bankshares Statutory Trust II securities have been callable at any time on or after June 17... 
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07/21/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Second Quarter 2011 Net Income to Common Shareholders of $328 Million or $0.35 Per Share
CINCINNATI, Jul 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB): 2Q11 net income available to common shareholders of $328 million or $0.35 per diluted common share 1Q11 net income to common of $88 million or $0.10 per share ($241 million or $0.27 excluding the effect of accelerated TARP discount accretion) 2Q10 net income to common of $130 million or ... 
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07/13/11Fifth Third Opens First Green Banking Center in North Carolina; Wilkinson Branch is Company's 2nd Green Facility Nationwide
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jul 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third today formally announces the opening of its Wilkinson Banking Center located at 2752 Ashley Road in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Wilkinson Banking Center is Fifth Third's first green banking center in its North Carolina market and its second facility in its 12-state footprint. The Company opened its first green location in Orlando, FL, in May of this year. The Wilkinson facility was designe... 
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06/30/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Compensation Procedures Relating to Purchases of Certain Trust Preferred Securities
CINCINNATI, Jun 30, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In connection with Fifth Third Bancorp's (the "Company") previous announcement that it would voluntarily compensate persons who purchased certain securities of Fifth Third Capital Trust VII, the Company has retained Rust Consulting to administer the compensation process. Applicable purchasers should be receiving more detailed information and instructions concerning the compensation process or may contact Rust ... 
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06/27/11Emdeon and Fifth Third Bank Collaborate to Deliver Advanced New RevLinkSM 4.0 Platform
Next Generation of RevLink Features Best-In-Class Capabilities to Streamline Revenue Cycles NASHVILLE, Tenn. & CINCINNATI, Jun 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Emdeon Inc. (NYSE: EM), a leading provider of healthcare revenue and payment cycle management and clinical information exchange solutions, and Fifth Third Bank today announced that RevLink SolutionsSM will be powered by Emdeon's Payment Automation platform. Fifth Third's RevLink product suite helps ... 
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06/21/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Common Stock
CINCINNATI, Jun 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a second quarter 2011 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.06. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, July 21, 2011 to shareholders of record as of Friday, July 1, 2011. Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $110 billion in assets and operates 15 affiliates with 1,316 full-serv... 
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06/21/11Fifth Third Appoints B. Evan Bayh to Bancorp Board of Directors
CINCINNATI, Jun 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) today announced the appointment of B. Evan Bayh, former U.S. Senator and Indiana Governor, to the Bancorp Board of Directors. "Evan brings a unique perspective and rich background to Fifth Third," said William Isaac, chairman of the Fifth Third Bancorp Board. "As Governor of Indiana, he established that state as one of the strongest, most financially secure economies in the ... 
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06/21/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2011 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 9:00 AM
CINCINNATI, Jun 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) is scheduled to report second quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, July 21, 2011. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relations website at... 
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06/14/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Series G Preferred Stock
CINCINNATI, Jun 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp announced that on June 14, 2011, the board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G (Nasdaq: FITBP), at the rate of $531.25 per share, which equates to approximately $2.125 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/250th ownership interest in a share of Series G Preferred Stock. The Series G... 
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06/02/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Attend the Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. Global Financial Services Investor Conference
CINCINNATI, Jun 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB), will participate in a discussion regarding the Company at the Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. Global Financial Services Investor Conference on Wednesday, June 8 at approximately 9:45 AM (ET). Audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relat... 
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05/31/11Fifth Third Mortgage Company's HAMP Conversion Rate Continues to Outpace National Average
CINCINNATI, May 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank and the 14th largest mortgage originator in the country (Inside Mortgage Finance, Fourth Quarter 2010), continues to outpace the industry in permanent modifications in the government's Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). Of the Mortgage Company's portfolio eligible for HAMP consideration, more than 79 percent of trial plans have been conv... 
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05/25/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Actions Relating to Certain Trust Preferred Securities
CINCINNATI, May 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --On May 16, 2011, Fifth Third Bancorp (the "Company") delivered a notice to the trustee of Fifth Third Capital Trust VII (the "Trust") to mandatorily redeem the 8.875% trust preferred securities of the Trust (the "Trust Preferred Securities") on June 15, 2011 at an aggregate cash redemption price of $25.18 per Trust Preferred Security. This action constitutes a redemption as a result of a "Capital Treatment Event" ... 
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05/19/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the 2011 Barclays Capital Americas Select Conference
CINCINNATI, May 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp will present at the 2011 Barclays Capital Americas Select Conference on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at approximately 1:30 PM BST / 8:30 AM ET. Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. ... 
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05/19/11Fifth Third Bancorp Releases 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
CINCINNATI, May 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) today announced the availability of its annual report on corporate social responsibility. The 2010 CSR Report can be accessed as a website at www.53.com/csrreport. Hard copy reports also are available in limited quantities. The Company's 2010 CSR Report is a comprehensive year-in-review of Fifth Third Bancorp's progress as it worked to fulfill its commitment to be a good cor... 
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05/18/11Fifth Third Submits Notice to Redeem Certain Trust Preferred Securities
CINCINNATI, May 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (the "Company") (Nasdaq: FITB) has submitted redemption notices to the trustee to redeem the trust preferred securities related to each trust listed below, which will result in the redemption of the securities identified below on the date specified for each security. Under applicable regulatory capital guidelines issued by bank regulatory agencies, upon notice of redemption, the trust preferred... 
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05/03/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Attend the RBC Capital Markets 2011 Financial Institutions Conference
CINCINNATI, May 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB), will participate in a discussion regarding the Company at the RBC Capital Markets 2011 Financial Institutions Conference on Friday, May 6, 2011 at approximately 11:00 AM (ET). Audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section o... 
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04/21/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces First Quarter 2011 Net Income of $265 Million
CINCINNATI, Apr 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB): 1Q11 earnings per diluted common share of $0.10 including effect of the accelerated TARP discount accretion, $0.27 per share excluding it; earnings per diluted share of $0.33 in 4Q10 and net loss per diluted share of $0.09 in 1Q10 1Q11 net income of $265 million compared with 4Q10 net income of $333 mill... 
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04/19/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Results of Annual Meeting
CINCINNATI, Apr 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) has announced that its shareholders have re-elected the following directors at the Bancorp's Annual Meeting held earlier today at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cincinnati: Darryl Allen, retired chairman, CEO and president, Aeroquip-Vickers, Inc. Ulysses L. Bridgeman, Jr., owner and president, Manna, Inc., and ERJ, Inc. Emerson L. Brumback, retired president and COO, M&T Bank James P. Hackett, president, CEO a... 
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03/24/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce First Quarter 2011 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 9:00 AM
CINCINNATI, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report first quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, April 21, 2011. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relations website at www.53.com (click on "About F... 
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03/22/11Fifth Third Announces Increase in Common Stock Dividend
CINCINNATI, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a first quarter 2011 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.06, an increase of $0.05 from its previous quarterly dividend rate. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, April 21, 2011 to shareholders of record as of Friday, April 1, 2011. "We are pleased to announce this increase in our common dividend, which reflects our strong capital position and earnings generation," said Kevin T. K... 
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03/18/11Fifth Third Bancorp Receives No Objection From Regulators to Common Stock Dividend Increase
CINCINNATI, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) announced today that the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System did not object to the proposed capital actions in its capital plan, which included an increase in the quarterly common stock dividend in the first quarter of 2011 and the possible future redemption of certain trust preferred securities. The board of directors is expected to consider the dividend matter at its next scheduled meeting on T... 
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03/16/11Fifth Third Bancorp Repurchases Warrant From U.S. Department of Treasury
CINCINNATI, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) announced that it has repurchased the warrant issued to the U.S. Department of Treasury under the TARP Capital Purchase Program. The warrant gave the right to purchase 43,617,747 shares of Fifth Third Bancorp common stock at $11.72 per share. Fifth Third Bancorp and the U.S. Department of Treasury agreed upon a repurchase price of approximately $280.0 million for the warrant. U.S. Department of Treasury no lo... 
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03/15/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Series G Preferred Stock
CINCINNATI, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp announced that on March 15, 2011, the board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G (Nasdaq: FITBP), at the rate of $531.25 per share, which equates to approximately $2.125 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/250th ownership interest in a share of Series G Preferred Stock. The Series G dividend is payable on Thurs... 
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03/04/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Citi 2011 Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Citi 2011 Financial Services Conference on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at approximately 8:45 AM EST. Kevin T. Kabat, president and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Additionally, slides used in the presentation will be ma... 
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02/23/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Boston Bank Conference
CINCINNATI, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Boston Bank Conference on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at approximately 10:25 AM EST. Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Additionally, slides used in ... 
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02/02/11Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum
CINCINNATI, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at approximately 10:15 AM EST. Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Additionally, slides used in... 
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02/02/11Fifth Third Redeems $3.4 Billion U.S. Treasury Investment
CINCINNATI, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp ("Fifth Third;" Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that it has completed the repurchase of all 136,320 shares of its Series F Preferred Stock, originally issued in December 2008 under the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Troubled Asset Relief Program's (TARP) Capital Purchase Program (CPP). Fifth Third funded the repurchase of the $3.4 billion of preferred stock with proceeds from its recent equity and debt offerings, as well as ... 
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01/20/11Fifth Third Prices $1.7 Billion Common Stock Offering
Proceeds to be used to repurchase preferred shares issued by the U.S. Treasury under the TARP program CINCINNATI, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp ("Fifth Third;" Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that it has priced a public offering of 121,428,572 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share, or $1.7 billion in aggregate gross proceeds. Fifth Third intends to use the proceeds, together with the net proceeds of a planned senior debt offe... 
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01/19/11/C O R R E C T I O N -- Fifth Third Bancorp/
CINCINNATI, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --In the news release, Fifth Third Bancorp Announces 2010 Net Income of $753 Million, issued Jan. 19 by Fifth Third Bancorp over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the conference call noted in this release is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. rather than 5:00 p.m. as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Fifth Third Bancorp Announces 2010 Net Income of $753 Million Fourth quarter net income of $3... 
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01/19/11Fifth Third Announces Plans to Repay TARP Preferred Shares
CINCINNATI, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- $1.7 BILLION PUBLIC COMMON STOCK OFFERING PLANNED SENIOR DEBT OFFERING INTENDS TO USE PROCEEDS TO REPURCHASE $3.4 BILLION OF TARP PREFERRED SHARES Fifth Third Bancorp ("Fifth Third;" Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the commencement of a public offering of $1.7 billion of its common stock. The shares will be issued pursuant to a prospectus supplement filed as part of an existing shelf registration statement... 
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01/19/11Fifth Third Bancorp Announces 2010 Net Income of $753 Million
Fourth quarter net income of $333 million up 40 percent, earnings per share of $0.33 up 50 percent from third quarter 2010 CINCINNATI, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- 4Q10 net income of $333 million versus 3Q10 net income of $238 million, up 40 percent 4Q10 net income available to common shareholders of $270 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, up 50 percent Return on average assets 1.18 percent; return on average common equity 10.4 percent ... 
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01/19/11Update: Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter 2010 Results, Host Conference Call on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 5:30 PM
CINCINNATI, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will report fourth quarter 2010 financial results today, Wednesday, January 19, 2011. The announcement will be available at www.53.com. The Company will host a conference call at 5:30 PM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relations website at www.53.com (click on "About Fifth Third" then "Investor Relat... 
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12/28/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter 2010 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 9:00 AM
 Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report fourth quarter 2010 financial results on Thursday, January 20, 2011. The announcement will be available at http://www.53.com/ at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fif... 
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12/21/10Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Common Stock and Series F Preferred Stock
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared its fourth quarter 2010 cash dividends on its common shares and Series F preferred shares. Fifth Third declared a fourth quarter 2010 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.01. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, January 20, 2011 to shareholders of record as of Friday, December 31, 2010. Fifth Third also declared a cash dividend ... 
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12/14/10Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on its Series G Preferred Stock
CINCINNATI, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp announced that on December 14, 2010, the board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G (Nasdaq: FITBP), at the rate of $531.25 per share, which equates to approximately $2.125 for each depositary share. Each depositary share represents a 1/250th ownership interest in a share of Series G Preferred Stock. The Series G dividend is payable on Fri... 
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12/08/10Fifth Third Mortgage Company's HAMP Conversion Rate More Than Double National Average
Modification rate nearly 77 percent CINCINNATI, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank and the 16th largest mortgage originator in the country (Inside Mortgage Finance, April 2010) is determined to help keep people in their homes. The Mortgage Company continues to outpace the industry in permanent modification conversions in the government's Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). Of the Mortgage Company's portfolio elig... 
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12/01/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the 2010 Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the 2010 Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference in New York City on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at approximately 11:50 AM EST. Kevin T. Kabat, president and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relation... 
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10/29/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, Oct 29, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference in Boston on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at approximately 2:40 PM ET. Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations ... 
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10/21/10Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Third Quarter 2010 Earnings
Click here for a PDF version of this releaseNet income $238 million up 24 percent, earnings per share of $0.22 up 38 percent from second quarter 2010 CINCINNATI, Oct 21, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- 3Q10 net income of $238 million versus 2Q10 net income of $192 million, up 24 percent 3Q10 net income available to common shareholders of $175 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, up 38 percent Return on average assets 0.84 percent; return on average common equity 6.8 percent Pre-provi... 
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09/21/10Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Third Quarter 2010 Dividends
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, Sept 21, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp today declared its third quarter 2010 cash dividends on its common shares, Series G preferred shares and Series F preferred shares. Fifth Third declared a third quarter 2010 cash dividend on its common shares (Nasdaq: FITB) of $0.01. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, October 21, 2010 to shareholders of record as of Thursday, September 30, 2010. Fifth Third als... 
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09/20/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Third Quarter 2010 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 9:00 AM
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, Sept 20, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report third quarter 2010 financial results on Thursday, October 21, 2010. The announcement will be available at http://www.53.com/ at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Inv... 
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09/09/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Barclays Capital 2010 Global Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, Sept 09, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Barclays Capital 2010 Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at approximately 10:30 AM ET. Kevin T. Kabat, president and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Additionally, slide... 
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07/22/10Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Second Quarter 2010 Earnings
Click here for a PDF version of this release Net income of $192 million driven by further reductions in credit costs CINCINNATI, July 22, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- 2Q10 net income of $192 million versus 1Q10 net loss of $10 million 2Q10 net income available to common shareholders of $130 million, or $0.16 per diluted share Per share results include preferred dividends, which reduced net income available to common shareholders by $0.08 per diluted share Significantly improved... 
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06/15/10Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Second Quarter 2010 Dividends
CINCINNATI, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp today declared its second quarter 2010 cash dividends on its common shares, Series G preferred shares and Series F preferred shares. Fifth Third declared a second quarter 2010 cash dividend on its common shares (Nasdaq: FITB) of $0.01. The cash dividend is payable on Thursday, July 22, 2010 to shareholders of record as of Wednesday, June 30, 2010. Fifth Third also declared a first quarter cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-C... 
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06/14/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2010 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 9:00 AM
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, June 14, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report second quarter 2010 financial results on Thursday, July 22, 2010. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relation... 
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06/09/10Fifth Third Bank Honored as 'Model Bank' for Transaction Processing
Remote Currency Manager provides acceleration of cash flow, working capital CINCINNATI, June 9, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) has won the 2010 Model Bank Award for transaction processing from the research and consulting firm Celent. The award was presented at Celent's Innovation and Insight Day in New York City. The Bank received the award for its Remote Currency Manager (RCM) solution, which automates the cash management process for retailer's cash transac... 
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05/28/10Fifth Third Appoints William Isaac Chairman of the Board of Directors
Former FDIC Chair to Serve as Non-Executive Chairman CINCINNATI, May 28, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) board of directors today announced that William Isaac has been elected to the board and named non-executive chairman of the board, effective immediately. Mr. Isaac served as the chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) during the financial crisis of the 1980s, and is credited with helping stabilize the banking industry during its... 
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05/13/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the 2010 Barclays Capital Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, May 13, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the 2010 Barclays Capital Financial Services Conference on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at approximately 3:35 PM GMT / 11:35 AM ET. Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president, and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Additionally, slides used i... 
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05/07/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the UBS Global Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, May 7, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the UBS Global Financial Services Conference on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at approximately 8:50 AM (ET). Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president, and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Additionally, slides used in the presentation will b... 
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05/07/10Fifth Third Bank and Its Employees Unite to Donate Nearly $87,000 Across 12 States to Help the Needy
CINCINNATI, May 7, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --More than 13 tons of food and supplies and nearly $87,000 were donated by Fifth Third Bank and its employees this week in celebration of the Bank's unique holiday (5/3 - Fifth Third Day). In the spirit of giving back to the communities where they live and work, Fifth Third Bank employees in 12 states set aside the week of May 3 to collaborate in raising money and supplies for 28 not-for-profits. Of those, 19 have a mission to feed the hungry.... 
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05/04/10Fifth Third Bank Releases First Report on Corporate Social Responsibility
CINCINNATI, May 4, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) has published its inaugural report on corporate social responsibility (CSR). The report is available starting today and can be accessed as a website at www.53.com/csrreport. Hard copies also are available in limited quantities. The report is titled, "Responsibility Begins Here," and outlines the Company's commitment to good corporate citizenship. Fifth Third Bank has a long history of community support, dat... 
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04/30/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the RBC Capital Markets 2010 Financial Institutions Conference
CINCINNATI, April 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB), will participate in a discussion regarding the Company at the RBC Capital Markets 2010 Financial Institutions Conference on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at approximately 12:45 PM (ET). Audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Fifth Third Ba... 
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04/28/10Fifth Third Mortgage Company Government Modification Conversion Rate at 53 Percent
Modification rate more than two-and-a-half times national average CINCINNATI, April 28, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --As percentages for permanent modifications in the government's Making Home Affordable Program (HAMP) have increased to double digits, Fifth Third Mortgage Company is continuing to outpace the national average. Of the 89 percent of Fifth Third Mortgage Company's portfolio eligible for HAMP consideration, 53 percent of trial plans started have been converted to permanent mod... 
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04/22/10Fifth Third Bancorp Announces First Quarter 2010 Results
Significant improvement in credit trends and continued strong operating results CINCINNATI, April 22, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ First quarter 2010 net loss of $10 million; $0.09 per diluted share Fourth quarter 2009 net loss of $98 million; $0.20 per diluted share Per share results include preferred dividends which reduced net income available to common shareholders by $0.08 per diluted share Significantly improved credit trends Nonperforming assets declined 3 percent and non... 
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04/20/10Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Results of Annual Meeting
CINCINNATI, April 20, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) has announced that its shareholders have re-elected the following directors at the Bancorp's Annual Meeting held earlier today at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cincinnati: Darryl Allen, retired chairman, CEO and president of Aeroquip-Vickers, Inc. Ulysses L. Bridgeman, Jr., owner and president of Manna, Inc., and ERJ, Inc. Emerson L. Brumback, retired president and COO of M&T Bank. ... 
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04/06/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce First Quarter 2010 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 9:00 AM
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, April 6, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report first quarter 2010 financial results on Thursday, April 22, 2010. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 7:00 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relation... 
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03/16/10Fifth Third Bancorp Announces First Quarter 2010 Dividends
CINCINNATI, March 16, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp today declared its first quarter 2010 cash dividends on its common shares, Series G preferred shares and Series F preferred shares. Fifth Third declared a first quarter 2010 cash dividend on its common shares (Nasdaq: FITB) of $0.01. The cash dividend is payable on April 22, 2010 to shareholders of record as of March 31, 2010. Fifth Third also declared a first quarter cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual... 
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03/09/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Citi 2010 Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, March 9, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Citi 2010 Financial Services Conference on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at approximately 8:45 AM (ET). Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Additionally, slides used in the presentation will... 
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02/17/10Fifth Third Bancorp Extended $8.2 Billion in Credit in December; Bank Made More than $75 Billion in Loans in 2009
Click here for a PDF version of this release Cincinnati – Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB), in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury, has announced that it extended $8.2 billion in loans in the month of December. “I am proud to say that Fifth Third Bank closed out the year by making $8.2 billion in loans to qualified borrowers in the month of December,” said Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp. “That’s the second highest monthly loan total for all of 2009... 
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02/05/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Credit Suisse 2010 Financial Services Conference
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, Feb 05, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Credit Suisse 2010 Financial Services Conference in Miami, Florida on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at approximately 10:15 AM EST. Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investo... 
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02/04/10Fifth Third Mortgage Company Government Modification Conversion Rate Near 35 Percent
Modification rate more than four times national averageCINCINNATI, Feb 04, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- When the Obama Administration introduced the comprehensive Home Affordability and Stability Plan in March 2009, the goal was to provide refinance and modification options for millions of homeowners. Fifth Third Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) and the 18th largest mortgage originator in the country (Inside Mortgage Finance, October 2009), has done its part ... 
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01/27/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Morgan Stanley U.S. Financials 2010 Conference
Click here for a PDF version of this releaseCINCINNATI, Jan 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Morgan Stanley U.S. Financials 2010 Conference in New York City on Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at approximately 2:05 PM EST. Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of http... 
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01/21/10Fifth Third Bancorp Reports 2009 Net Income of $737 Million
Click here for a PDF version of this release Includes fourth quarter 2009 net loss of $98 millionCINCINNATI, Jan 21, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fourth quarter 2009 net loss of $0.20 per diluted share Third quarter 2009 net loss of $97 million; $0.20 per diluted share Third quarter 2009 results included net benefit related to Visa shares of $317 million pre-tax or $206 million after tax; $0.26 per diluted share Net interest margin of 3.55%, up 12 bps from the previous quarter Noni... 
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01/19/10Fifth Third Bancorp Extended $5.4 Billion in Credit in November
Click here for a PDF version of this releaseCincinnati – Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB), in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury, has announced that it extended $5.4 billion in loans in the month of November. “Although corporate profits are increasing, business investment growth continues to be slow which is reflected in decreased loan demand from commercial customers,” said Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp.  “Even with that said, we made $5.4 billion i... 
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01/06/10Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter 2009 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 8:30 AM
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, Jan 06, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report fourth quarter 2009 financial results on January 21, 2010. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:00 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 8:30 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relations websi... 
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12/16/09Fifth Third Bancorp Extended $5.4 Billion in Credit in October
Click here for a PDF version of this releaseCincinnati – Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB), in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury, has announced that it extended $5.4 billion in loans in the month of October. “Even though the economic outlook has caused many companies to defer plans for capital expenditures and inventory build, Fifth Third Bank still made $5.4 billion in loans to qualified borrowers in October,” said Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp. Some h... 
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12/15/09Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Fourth Quarter 2009 Dividends
Click here for a PDF version of this releaseCINCINNATI, Dec 15, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp today declared its fourth quarter 2009 cash dividends on its common shares, Series G preferred shares and Series F preferred shares. Fifth Third declared a fourth quarter 2009 cash dividend on its common shares (Nasdaq: FITB) of $0.01. The cash dividend is payable on January 21, 2010 to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2009. Fifth Third also declared a fourth... 
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12/04/09Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the 2009 Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the 2009 Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference in New York City on Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at approximately 9:20 AM EST. Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Additiona... 
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11/20/09Fifth Third Mortgage Company Helping More Homebuyers With Tax Credit Extension
Government's new homebuyer tax credit extended, expanded to include tax credit for repeat home ownersCINCINNATI, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The federal government's recent extension and expansion of tax credits for homebuyers has added more incentive for those looking to buy a home. Fifth Third Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) and the 18th largest provider of mortgage financing in the country (Inside Mortgage Finance,... 
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11/18/09Jean Hilliard To Lead Fifth Third Bank's Treasury Management National Sales Team
CINCINNATI, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) has named Jean S. Hilliard, a 25-year treasury management veteran, as senior vice president, Director of National Treasury Management Sales. In this role, she will manage a team of 16 treasury management officers in charge of selling to corporations with more than $500 million in sales. "Fifth Third Bank's innovative and cutting-edge treasury management products are known nationwide," said Hilliard. "I'm excited t... 
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11/17/09Fifth Third Bancorp Extended $6.0 Billion in Credit in September
Click here for a PDF version of this releaseCincinnati – Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB), in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury, has announced that it extended $6.0 billion in loans in the month of September. “While overall loan demand remains soft, during the month of September Fifth Third Bank extended $6.0 billion in loans to qualified business and consumer borrowers,” said Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp.  Some highlights include: ... 
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11/04/09Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking & Financial Services Conference
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking & Financial Services Conference in New York City on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at approximately 11:20 AM EST. Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the... 
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10/27/09Fifth Third Bank Introduces Sponsor Leveraged Finance Team
CINCINNATI, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) has announced today the formation of a focused private equity lending team, Fifth Third Sponsor Leveraged Finance. The team will provide cash flow financings to a select group of private equity clients and will target businesses with $10 million to $50 million in earnings before interest, taxes depreciation and amortization (EBITDA). Managing Directors Brian Crabb and Josh VanManen will lead the ... 
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10/22/09Fifth Third Bancorp Reports Third Quarter Results
Click here for a PDF version of this releaseCINCINNATI, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- Net loss of $97 million; $0.20 loss per diluted share -- Net interest margin of 3.43%, up 17 bps from the previous quarter; net interest income increased 5% sequentially -- Average core deposits up 11%, wholesale funding down 30% from a year ago -- Sold Visa stake for a $288 million pre-tax benefit, increasing capital ratios by approximately 17 bps; also ... 
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10/16/09Fifth Third Appoints Two to Bancorp Board of Directors
CINCINNATI, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the appointment of Jewell Hoover and Emerson Brumback to the Bancorp board of directors. Jewell Hoover is currently a principal of Hoover and Associates, LLC, a bank consulting company headquartered in Charlotte, NC, that specializes in corporate governance, policy development and strategic planning. She previously served for more than 28 years with the Office of the Compt... 
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10/16/09Fifth Third Bancorp Extended $5.1 Billion in Credit in August
Click here for a PDF version of this releaseCincinnati – Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB), in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury, has announced that it extended $5.1 billion in loans in the month of August. “During the month of August we extended more than $5 billion in credit to qualified borrowers,” said Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp. “While commercial customers remain cautious and reluctant to take on more leverage, we saw continued strength in ... 
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10/01/09Fifth Third Bank Consolidates Charters
Now Operating Under Single Ohio Charter CINCINNATI, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bank today announced that it has completed the consolidation of its Michigan and National bank charters and is now operating under a single Ohio Bank charter. "This current regulatory environment is more complex than ever and more banking regulation is expected," said Paul Reynolds, executive vice president and chief administrative officer for Fifth Third Bancorp. "This charter consolidati... 
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09/28/09Fifth Third Mortgage Company Helping New Homebuyers Before Government Incentives End
Government's tax credit for new homebuyers to end November 30CINCINNATI, Sept 28, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- From tax credits to historically low mortgage rates to attractive home prices, first-time homebuyers are actively looking to get a piece of the American Dream. Fifth Third Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank and the 18th largest provider of mortgage financing in the country (Inside Mortgage Finance second quarter 2009), is committed to helping first-time home... 
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09/22/09Fifth Third Names Daniel Poston Chief Financial Officer
CINCINNATI, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the appointment of Executive Vice President Daniel T. Poston as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Poston replaces Ross J. Kari, who is leaving the Bank to take the position of Chief Financial Officer with Freddie Mac. Poston, who currently serves as the Bank's Controller, served as interim CFO from May 2008 through Nove... 
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09/17/09Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Third Quarter 2009 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 9:00 AM
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report third quarter 2009 financial results on October 22, 2009. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 7:00 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relations websi... 
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09/16/09Fifth Third Bancorp Extended $6.2 Billion in Credit in July
Click here for a PDF version of this release Cincinnati – Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB), in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury, has announced that it extended $6.2 billion in loans in the month of July. “Given the continued economic uncertainly, many companies are scaling back plans for capital expenditures and are reducing inventory levels – actions that have lowered the need for financing,” said Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp. “Even with that in... 
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09/15/09Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Third Quarter 2009 Dividends
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp today declared its third quarter 2009 cash dividends on its common shares, Series G preferred shares and Series F preferred shares. Fifth Third declared a third quarter 2009 cash dividend on its common shares (Nasdaq: FITB) of $0.01. The cash dividend is payable on October 22, 2009 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2009. Fifth Third also declared a second quarter c... 
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09/09/09Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at Barclays Capital Global Financial Services Conference
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Barclays Capital Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at approximately 9:00 a.m. EDT. Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be accessed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor R... 
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08/18/09Fifth Third Bancorp Extended $9.0 Billion in Credit in June
Click here for a PDF version of this releaseHighest Lending Month in 2009 Cincinnati – Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB), in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury, has announced that it extended $9.0 billion in loans in the month of June. “We continue our commitment to making loans to qualified businesses and consumers throughout our footprint and the $9.0 billion in credit extended is a testament to that commitment,” said Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Ba... 
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07/31/09Director Barrett Resigns From Fifth Third Bancorp Board
Served as Director for 21 years CINCINNATI, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB), today announced that John F. Barrett has resigned from the Bancorp board of directors effective immediately. Mr. Barrett has served as a member of the board of directors for more than two decades. Mr. Barrett, who currently serves as chairman, president and CEO of Western & Southern Financial Group,... 
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07/23/09Fifth Third Bancorp Reports Second Quarter Earnings
Net Income of $882 million, Exceeds Tier 1 Common Commitment by 60% CINCINNATI, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- Generated over $1.4 billion in tangible common equity through the combination of an "at the market" common equity offering and exchange of cash and common stock for convertible preferred stock -- Subsequent to the close of the second quarter, Fifth Third sold its Visa, Inc. class B common stock for an after-tax... 
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07/17/09Fifth Third Bank Launches New Hispanic Marketing Campaign
Fifth Third Bank, a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, announced this week the launch of its 2009 marketing campaign tailored for the growing Hispanic population. The campaign entitled “Las cosas que hacemos por los sueños”, or “The Things We Do for Dreams”, seeks to expand the Bank’s positioning as a trusted financial partner for Hispanics. The creative executions show variations of the “American Dream” such as owning a home or taking a family vacation, alon... 
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07/16/09Fifth Third Bancorp Extended $6.1 Billion in Credit in May
Click here for a PDF version of this release Bank Has Extended Nearly $30 Billion in Loans in 2009 Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB), in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury, has announced that it extended $6.1 billion in loans in the month of May. "We continue to make loans to qualified borrowers and have extended nearly $30 billion in loans so far this year," said Kevin T. Kabat chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp. Here are some details of Fifth Third's lending ac... 
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06/30/09Fifth Third Bancorp and Advent International Announce Closing of Processing Joint Venture Transaction
Click here for a PDF version of this release Business Well Positioned for Future Growth CINCINNATI and BOSTON, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) and Advent International announced today the consummation of their joint venture transaction for Fifth Third's processing business. Advent is purchasing an approximate 51% interest in Fifth Third's merchant acquiring and financial institutions businesses, most of the assets and operations of which are ... 
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06/26/09Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Results, Host Conference Call on Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 9:00 AM
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report second quarter 2009 financial results on July 23, 2009. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 7:00 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Rela... 
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06/18/09Fifth Third Announces Results of its Tender Offer
Click here for a PDF version of this release Completes $1.1 BILLION SCAP COMMON EQUITY REQUIREMENT CINCINNATI, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp ("Fifth Third;" Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the results of its offer to exchange shares of its common stock and cash for any and all of its outstanding Depositary Shares each representing a 1/250th interest in a share of 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G (CUSIP No. 316773209). T... 
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06/17/09Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Second Quarter 2009 Dividends
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp today declared its second quarter 2009 cash dividends on its common shares, Series G preferred shares and Series F preferred shares. Fifth Third declared a second quarter 2009 cash dividend on its common shares (Nasdaq: FITB) of $0.01. The cash dividend is payable on July 23, 2009 to shareholders of record as of June 30, 2009. Fifth Third also declared a sec... 
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06/15/09Fifth Third Bancorp Extended $6.2 Billion in Credit in April
Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB), in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury, has announced that it extended $6.2 billion in loans in the month of April. “Over the past several months there has been a lot of focus on increasing the Bank’s already strong capital levels,” said Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp. “Having a strong capital position is important as it allows us to make loans to qualified borrowers, something that we continued to do in April.” Here a... 
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06/04/09Fifth Third Completes $1 Billion Common Stock Offering
Click here for a PDF version of this release - OFFERING PROCEEDS OF $1 BILLION SUBSTANTIALLY FULFILLS $1.1 BILLION SCAP COMMON EQUITY REQUIREMENT AND POSITIONS FIFTH THIRD FOR REPAYMENT OF TREASURY INVESTMENT - PLANNED ACTIONS TO FURTHER INCREASE TIER 1 COMMON EQUITY REMAIN UNDERWAY CINCINNATI, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp ("Fifth Third;" Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the successful completion of its previously announced "at the market" common equity ... 
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06/04/09Fifth Third Amends Exchange Offer
Click here for a PDF version of this release CINCINNATI, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp ("Fifth Third;" Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that it has amended its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to its previously announced offer to exchange shares of its common stock and cash for any and all of its outstanding Depositary Shares each representing a 1/250th interest in a share of 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, ... 
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06/03/09Fifth Third Processing Solutions Earns Visa(R) Service Quality Award
Fifth Third Recognized for Processing Performance for 14th Consecutive Year CINCINNATI, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Visa has awarded Fifth Third Processing Solutions one of its prestigious Visa Service Quality Performance Awards for the 14th consecutive year. Based on exceptional card operations performance demonstrated in calendar year 2008, Fifth Third has been distinguished as best-in-class for its Lowest Chargeback-to-Sales Ratio. The Lowest Chargeback-to-Sales Ratio... 
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05/20/09Fifth Third Announces Capital Actions
Click here for a PDF version of this release -- AT THE MARKET OFFERING OF UP TO $750 MILLION OF COMMON STOCK -- OFFER TO EXCHANGE COMMON STOCK AND CASH FOR $1.1 BILLION IN 8.5% NON-CUMULATIVE PERPETUAL PREFERRED STOCK, SERIES G -- ACTIONS EXPECTED TO EXCEED SCAP COMMITMENT AND POSITION FIFTH THIRD FOR REPAYMENT OF TREASURY INVESTMENT CINCINNATI, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp ("Fifth Third;" Nasdaq: FITB) today announced plans related to two capita... 
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05/07/09Fifth Third Announces Supervisory Capital Assessment Results
Commits to Strengthen Tier 1 Common Equity by $1.1 Billion No Additional Overall Capital Needed Currently Meets New "Tier 1 Common" Standard of 4 Percent CINCINNATI, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- Fifth Third does not require additional overall capital under the Supervisory Capital Assessment Program ("SCAP," or "Stress Test") and does not expect to further utilize government capital programs -- Fifth Third has committed to augment the... 
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05/05/09Don Coleman Named Chief Sourcing Officer for Fifth Third Bank
CINCINNATI, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Coleman has been promoted to senior vice president, Chief Sourcing Officer for Fifth Third Bank. In this role, Coleman will be responsible for overseeing third-party sourcing and strategic relationships. Since joining Fifth Third Bank in 2005, Coleman has contributed significantly in his roles as vice president of Check Services and most recently as senior vice president and Director of Consumer Customer Service. "Through Don's leaders... 
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05/04/09Fifth Third Mortgage Company Refinances More Freddie Mac Loans Than Any Other Lender in the Country
Company successfully implements "Making Home Affordable Program" CINCINNATI, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eight weeks after Fifth Third Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank, announced its intention to participate in the government's Homeowner Affordability and Stability Program (HASP), customers have been refinancing at a record pace. Since the program began, the Mortgage Company has worked with more than 11,000 homeowners to refinance more than $1.95 billi... 
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05/01/09Fifth Third Bank Named a 'Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace in America' by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
Bank one of top 10 in Ohio for adoption assistance offered to employeesCINCINNATI, May 1, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Bank one of top 10 in Ohio for adoption assistance offered to employees Fifth Third Bank has been named to the "Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in America" list released today by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. The Bank ranked in the top 10 in the state of Ohio for adoption assistance offered to employees. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is a non-profit... 
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04/23/09Fifth Third Bancorp Announces First Quarter 2009 Earnings
Reports Net Income of $50 million CINCINNATI, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- Extended nearly $18 billion of new and renewed credit in the first quarter -- Average earning assets increased 1 percent sequentially; growth reflected investments in securities backed by loans and mortgage loans held-for-sale, partially offset by effect of lower commercial line utilization -- Average core deposits increased 4 percent from the f... 
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04/21/09Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Results of Annual Meeting
CINCINNATI, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) has announced that its shareholders have re-elected the following directors at the Bancorp's Annual Meeting held earlier today at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati: Darryl Allen, retired chairman, CEO and president of Aeroquip-Vickers, Inc. John F. Barrett, president, CEO and chairman of the board of Western & Southern Life Insurance Company. Ulysses L. Bridgeman, Jr., ... 
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04/07/09Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce First Quarter 2009 Earnings, Host Conference Call on Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 8:30 AM
CINCINNATI, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) is scheduled to report first quarter 2009 financial results on April 23, 2009. The announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 8:30 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relations website at www.53.com (click on "About Fifth ... 
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03/31/09Fifth Third Makes First Dividend Payment to U.S. Treasury
CINCINNATI, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that it has made its first dividend payment to the U.S. Department of the Treasury under the Treasury's Capital Purchase Program (CPP). The payment, which totaled $42.6 million, is the initial dividend payment from the Bank's sale of approximately $3.4 billion in preferred shares to the U.S. Treasury. Fifth Third issued 136,320 shares of Fixed Rate Cumulative Perpetual Stock, Series ... 
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03/30/09Fifth Third Bancorp and Advent International Announce Fifth Third Processing Solutions Joint Venture
Click here for a PDF version of this release --Processing Business Valued at $2.35 BillionCINCINNATI and BOSTON, March 30, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) and Advent International announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement whereby Advent International will acquire a 51% interest in Fifth Third's processing business through the establishment of a joint venture that values the new company at approximately $2.35 billion bef... 
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03/26/09Fifth Third Bank Provides More Information to Customers
'Lending and Investing for a Better Tomorrow' to provide data about hot topics CINCINNATI, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowledge is power. During this economic downturn, Fifth Third Bank is looking to empower its customers by providing objective information about lending policies and practices. The Bank has launched a new section on its Web site to provide up-to-date information about its lending efforts during these times. ... 
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03/23/09Fifth Third Bancorp Completes Conversion of Freedom Bank Branches
CINCINNATI, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that Fifth Third Bank (South Florida) has completed the conversion of Bradenton-based Freedom Bank which bank regulators declared insolvent on October 31, 2008. Last fall the FDIC, which was named receiver of Freedom Bank, approved the assumption of the bank's $250 million in deposits by Fifth Third Bank. The FDIC retained substantially all of Freedom Bank's loan portfolio. "Form... 
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03/17/09Fifth Third Bancorp Announces First Quarter 2009 Dividends
CINCINNATI, March 17, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp today declared its first quarter 2009 cash dividends on its common shares, Series G preferred shares and Series F preferred shares. Fifth Third declared a first quarter 2009 cash dividend on its common shares (Nasdaq: FITB) of $0.01. The cash dividend is payable on April 23, 2009 to shareholders of record as of March 31, 2009. Fifth Third also declared a first quarter cash dividend on its 8.50% Non-Cumulative... 
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03/06/09Fifth Third Mortgage Company Now Implementing Government's 'Making Home Affordable' Program
Mortgage Company reviewing more than 200,000 mortgage customers for eligibility CINCINNATI, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Third Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank, is pleased to play a key role in supporting home ownership by offering refinancing and modification opportunities under the federal government's Making Home Affordable Program. This program outlines options for mortgage refinancing and modifications to customers who already have a mortgage relationship w... 
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02/23/09Fifth Third Bank Excels in Customer Satisfaction Survey of Largest U.S. Retail Banks
CINCINNATI, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced it scored significantly higher than the average of four of the country's largest retail banks in a customer satisfaction survey conducted by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Fifth Third Bank engaged ACSI in a fourth quarter 2008 research project to compare its customer satisfaction performance to that of five major U.S. banks - Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Citibank, Wachov... 
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02/19/09Fifth Third Processing Solutions Enters Hawaii with Two New Contracts
CINCINNATI, Feb 19, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Two Hawaii-based credit unions sign for electronic funds transfer services Fifth Third Processing Solutions is pleased to announce that two Hawaii-based credit unions have recently signed contracts for electronic fund transfer services, including gateway access, ATM driving and debit card processing. These processing contracts represent Fifth Third's first in the state of Hawaii and include, HONEA Federal Credit Union, based in Fort... 
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02/11/09Two National Merchants Choose Fifth Third Processing Solutions
O'Charley's Inc. and Old Time Pottery Sign for Card Processing Services CINCINNATI, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Processing Solutions is pleased to announce that O'Charley's Inc. and Old Time Pottery have signed contracts for merchant processing services: -- O'Charley's Inc., headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, is a multi-concept restaurant company that operates or franchises a total of 371 restaurants in 28 states under three brands: O'Charley's, Ninety Nine... 
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01/26/09Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Citi 2009 Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp will present at the Citi 2009 Financial Services Conference on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at approximately 8:00 AM (ET). Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and chief executive officer will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Additionally, slides used in the presentation will be m... 
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01/22/09Fifth Third Bancorp Reports Fourth Quarter 2008 Results
CINCINNATI, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- Net loss of $2.2 billion ($3.82 per diluted common share) driven primarily by goodwill impairment, credit actions, higher credit costs and market valuation adjustments -- Non-cash goodwill impairment charge of $965 million; no negative effect on regulatory, other capital ratios -- Securities other-than-temporary impairment (OTTI) of $0.05 per share; estimated non-cash BOLI charge... 
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01/07/09Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings, Host Conference Call on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 8:30 AM
CINCINNATI, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will report fourth quarter 2008 financial results on January 22, 2009. The earnings announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 8:30 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relations website at www.53.com (click on "About Fifth ... 
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12/31/08Fifth Third Bancorp Completes Sale of $3.4 Billion in Preferred Shares to U.S. Treasury
CINCINNATI, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) announced today that it has completed the sale of approximately $3.4 billion in preferred shares to the U.S. Department of the Treasury under the Treasury's Capital Purchase Program ("CPP" or "Program"). This program, part of the Treasury's Troubled Asset Relief Program ("TARP"), is designed to provide a firmer capital foundation for financial firms and to increase credit availability to consumers and busi... 
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12/30/08Vanessa Indriolo Named to ILPA Board of Directors
Director of Private Equity named to two-year term, membership chair CINCINNATI, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vanessa Indriolo, vice president and director of private equity at Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB), was recently elected to a two-year term with the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) board of directors. She was also asked to serve on the board's executive committee as membership chair. The ILPA is a not-for-profit association committed to servin... 
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12/29/08Fifth Third Announces Results of Special Shareholders Meeting
Approval Necessary for Issuance of Preferred Stock to U.S. Treasury CINCINNATI, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) announced the following results from its Special Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today: Proposal 1: Shareholders approved an amendment to the Bancorp Articles of Incorporation to revise the terms of the authorized unissued shares of Preferred Stock, without par value, available for issuance by Fifth Third Bancorp to allow fo... 
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12/17/08Fifth Third Bank Offers Free Tips, Tools and Guidance to Help Consumers Manage Economic Cycle
Dream Guard Initiative Provides Ideas for Uncertain Times CINCINNATI, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Third Bank today announced the launch of its Dream Guard initiative, including tools, tips and information designed to help consumers navigate today's financial uncertainty. Dream Guard materials explore practical ideas for dealing with stress, following a budget, talking to your kids about the economy and more, to help consumers save more, spend less and guard their dreams in... 
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12/17/08Fifth Third Bank, National Association Appoints Robert E. James, Jr. to Board of Directors
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Third Bank, N.A. headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, a national bank charter of Fifth Third Bancorp, announced the appointment of Robert E. James, Jr. to its board of directors. "Fifth Third Bank's model enables us to function as a local bank with a national charter and control, while at the same time having the product and service offerings of a super regional bank. James is an accomplished business and community leader and a tre... 
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12/16/08Fifth Third Appoints Marsha C. Williams To Bancorp Board of Directors
CINCINNATI, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the appointment of Marsha C. Williams to its board of directors. Williams is senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer for Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., an online travel enterprise with 2007 revenues exceeding $850 million. She previously was executive vice president and CFO of Equity Office Properties Trust, the nation's largest owner and operator of office buildings. "Mars... 
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12/16/08Fifth Third Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 Dividend
CINCINNATI, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared its fourth quarter 2008 cash dividends on its common shares and Series G preferred shares. Fifth Third declared a fourth quarter 2008 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.01, a reduction from the third quarter level of $0.15 per share. The dividend will be payable on January 22, 2009 to shareholders of record on December 31, 2008. "Fifth Third and the banking industry are curren... 
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12/05/08Fifth Third Bank Names New Presidents for Western Michigan and Central Florida Affiliates
CINCINNATI, Dec 05, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Terry Zink, executive vice president and head of Retail and Affiliate Banking for Fifth Third Bank today named new presidents for the Bank's Western Michigan and Central Florida affiliates. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081205/CLF041 ) Effective Monday, January 5, John Bultema, who currently serves as president and CEO of Fifth Third Bank (Central Florida) will become president of the Bank's West... 
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11/24/08Fifth Third General Counsel Elected Chairman of Ohio Bankers League
CINCINNATI, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Reynolds, executive vice president, secretary and general counsel of Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) has been elected 2009 chairman of the Ohio Bankers League (OBL). "It's an honor to be elected to this position with such a prestigious organization," said Reynolds. "The OBL has long been at the forefront of the financial services industry in Ohio and carries a reputation of creating solutions for the benefit of Ohio commerce. I look forwa... 
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11/21/08DTE Energy Signs With Fifth Third Bank's Highly Accurate Product
CINCINNATI, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) recently signed DTE Energy, a Detroit-based diversified energy company, to bring the Bank's retail lockbox product to DTE Energy customers. Once implemented, the retail lockbox will oversee more than 1.4 million DTE Energy customer payments a month. "We believe that choosing Fifth Third Bank was the most effective and efficient way to process our customer payments," said David Murphy, DTE Energy assist... 
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11/18/08Wright State University to Offer Employees Fifth Third Health Savings Accounts
CINCINNATI, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Third Processing Solutions is pleased to announce that Wright State University has signed a contract to begin offering Fifth Third Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) to its employees. Wright State University, located in Dayton, Ohio, employs more than 2,400 faculty and staff, serving nearly 17,000 students and offering more than 100 undergraduate and 50 Ph.D., graduate, and professional degrees. "Through our company-sponsored HSA program, emplo... 
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11/12/08Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Sandler O'Neill + Partners 2008 East Coast Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Sandler O'Neill + Partners 2008 East Coast Financial Services Conference on Thursday, November 13, 2008 at approximately 8:20 AM (ET). Dan Poston, executive vice president and controller, will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com . Additionally, s... 
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11/12/08Fifth Third Names Ross Kari as Chief Financial Officer
CINCINNATI, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the selection of Ross J. Kari as the Company's new chief financial officer. Kari most recently was executive vice president and CFO of Safeco Corporation in Seattle. Kari held that position from 2006 through September 2008 and was responsible for all financial disciplines including accounting, tax, treasury, investor r... 
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11/07/08Update: Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference
CINCINNATI, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference today, Friday, November 7, 2008. The presentation time has been changed to 11:30 AM (ET). Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and chief executive officer, will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com . Additionally,... 
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11/03/08Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference
CINCINNATI, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference on Friday, November 7, 2008 at approximately 12:15 PM (ET). Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and chief executive officer, will represent Fifth Third. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Additionally, slides used in the pre... 
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11/03/08Former Freedom Bank Branches Now Open for Business as Fifth Third Bank
CINCINNATI, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today opened the four former Freedom Bank branches in Bradenton, Florida as Fifth Third Bank financial centers. At the close of business on Friday, October 31, banking regulators declared Freedom Bank insolvent and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named receiver. Fifth Third Bank in turn assumed approximately $250 million in Freedom Bank deposits from the FDIC. "We're please... 
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10/31/08Fifth Third to Acquire All Deposits of Bradenton-Based Freedom Bank From FDIC
All insured and uninsured depositors will be protected in transaction CINCINNATI, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that Fifth Third Bank (South Florida) will assume approximately $250 million of deposits, including all uninsured deposits, from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation acting as receiver for Bradenton-based Freedom Bank. At the close of business on October 31, banking regulators declared Freedom Bank insolvent... 
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10/28/08Fifth Third Bancorp to Participate in U.S. Treasury Capital Purchase Program
Receives preliminary approval for investment of $3.45 billion CINCINNATI, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced its participation in the U.S. Department of the Treasury's voluntary Capital Purchase Program ("CPP" or "Program"). We were notified on October 28, 2008, that the Treasury intends to invest approximately $3.45 billion in senior preferred stock and related warrants of Fifth Third Bancorp under the terms of the program.... 
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10/26/08Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Plans to Participate in U.S. Treasury Capital Purchase Program
CINCINNATI, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced its plans to participate in the U.S. Treasury Capital Purchase Program ("CPP" or "Program"). The Treasury has announced plans to purchase up to $250 billion of senior preferred shares on a voluntary basis in U.S. financial institutions, as part of its efforts to provide a firmer capital foundation for financial firms and to increase credit availability to consumers and businesses. Nine ... 
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10/21/08Fifth Third Bancorp Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results
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10/20/08New Study Reveals Healthcare Providers Feeling Impact of Consumer Directed Healthcare
Study conducted by Fifth Third Bank shows that providers are anticipating collection challenges as consumers increasingly pay out of pocketCINCINNATI, Oct 20, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The past several years have shown a significant shift in the payment for healthcare services through higher co-pays and deductibles. This shift is creating challenges for healthcare providers as the financial burden of consumer (patient) debt falls to them, according to a research study fund... 
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10/17/08Fifth Third Bank Signs Buffets, Inc. to Industry-Leading Solution
CINCINNATI, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bank has signed Buffets, Inc., a restaurant chain with more than 500 U.S. locations including Old Country Buffet(R), HomeTown Buffet(R), Ryan's(R) and Fire Mountain(R) brands, to use the Bank's Remote Currency Manager solution. "Fifth Third Bank's Remote Currency Manager is ahead of the curve in both technology and processes," said Paul Holovnia, vice president of finance at Buffets, Inc. "This solution allows us to stream... 
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09/30/08Dillard's, Inc. Signs with Fifth Third Processing Solutions for Credit and Debit Card Processing Services
CINCINNATI, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Processing Solutions is pleased to announce that Dillard's, Inc., one of the nation's largest fashion apparel and home furnishing retailers, has signed a multi-year contract for credit and debit card processing services for its approximately 330 locations throughout the United States. "Fifth Third is pleased to have been chosen by such a reputable retailer like Dillard's, and we are excited to enhance the Company's qualit... 
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09/22/08Fifth Third Bank Continues to Expand Global Reach with Trading Platform
CINCINNATI, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With the shift in domestic economic conditions, U.S.-based companies are steadily moving toward the international marketplace as a viable and necessary element of their business model. Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) has long recognized the importance of the global environment and recently introduced a 24-hour Internet trading platform, providing clients with real-time access to the Foreign Exchange (FX) markets. "To successfully navi... 
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09/16/08Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Third Quarter 2008 Dividend
CINCINNATI, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared its third quarter 2008 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.15. The cash dividend is payable on October 21, 2008 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2008. Additionally, Fifth Third Bancorp also declared its third quarter dividend on the Corporation's 8.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series G, at the rate of $560.763889 per share, which equates to... 
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09/10/08Fifth Third Processing Solutions Recognized for Excellence in Quality by MasterCard Worldwide
CINCINNATI, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Processing Solutions has been awarded the MasterCard Worldwide Global Quality Gold Award for its excellence in operational achievements. The annual awards program acknowledges performance in key areas that affect cardholder experiences. Fifth Third was one of 18 customers from the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific to be recognized as a Worldwide Gold Award winner. Accepting the award on behalf of Fifth Third, Charles Dr... 
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09/08/08Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Third Quarter 2008 Earnings, Host Conference Call on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 8:00 AM
CINCINNATI, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will report third quarter 2008 financial results on October 21, 2008. The earnings announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:00 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 8:00 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relations website at www.53.com (click on "About Fifth T... 
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09/05/08Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Lehman Brothers Global Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Lehman Brothers Global Financial Services Conference on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at approximately 3:15 PM (ET). Fifth Third will be represented by Kevin T. Kabat, chairman, president and chief executive officer. Slides and audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Additionally, slides u... 
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09/02/08Fifth Third Bank Launches $250,000 Unlock Your Dreams Sweepstakes
Sweepstakes also awards 22 winners with $10,000 throughout Bank's footprint CINCINNATI, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) is pleased to announce the launch of its Unlock Your Dreams* sweepstakes, which will award nearly $900,000 in sweepstakes and scratch off prizes. To participate, customers and non-customers alike may visit any of Fifth Third Bank's nearly 1,300 branch locations between September 2, 2008 and October 31, 2008 to obtain a game piece. The game p... 
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08/28/08Peter Mack Named to the BAFT Board of Directors
CINCINNATI, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peter Mack, vice president and managing director of trade finance and correspondent banking at Fifth Third Bank, was recently elected to the Bankers' Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) board of directors. He was elected to a one-year term at the BAFT board of directors meeting in Washington, D.C. "We are very pleased to have Peter as a BAFT board member," said Rebecca Morter, executive director of BAFT. "His leadership and experie... 
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08/08/08Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the KBW Large Cap Bank Conference
CINCINNATI, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the KBW Large Cap Bank Conference on Monday, August 11, 2008 at approximately 10:45 AM (MT). Fifth Third will be represented by Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and chief financial officer. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com. Additionally, slides used in the prese... 
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07/31/08Tractor Supply Company and Bob Evans Renew with Fifth Third Processing Solutions
CINCINNATI, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Processing Solutions is pleased to announce that two long-standing merchant customers have signed contact extensions for merchant processing services: -- Tractor Supply Company, headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, is the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States. The Company operates more than 800 retail stores in 43 states. Tractor Supply has signed a contract extension for credit card processing. ... 
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07/22/08Fifth Third Bancorp Reports Second Quarter 2008 Earnings
Favorable Core Trends Continue, More Than Offset by Higher Credit Costs and Leveraged Lease Charge CINCINNATI, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- Loss per share of $0.37 driven by $0.42 charge related to tax treatment of leveraged leases -- Pre-tax, pre-provision earnings were $602 million; $745 million excluding leveraged lease and merger expense impact, up 16 percent from a year ago -- Noninterest income increased 8 percent from the secon... 
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07/09/08Six Credit Unions Sign with Fifth Third Processing Solutions
CINCINNATI, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Processing Solutions is pleased to announce that the following credit unions have signed contracts for electronic fund transfer services, including gateway access, debit card processing and ATM driving: -- Air Academy Federal Credit Union, based in Colorado Springs, CO, operates 12 full-service branches in El Paso and Douglas counties and 18 ATMs. -- Texas-based Amarillo Community Federal Credit Union has been serving me... 
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06/19/08Fifth Third Bancorp Prices $1.0 Billion of 8.50% Convertible Preferred Stock
CINCINNATI, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) announced today that it has priced a public offering of depositary shares representing 40,000 shares of its Convertible Preferred Stock with a liquidation preference of $25,000 per share ($100 per depositary share), resulting in an aggregate liquidation preference of $1.0 billion. Fifth Third Bancorp has granted the underwriters for the offering an over-allotment option to purchase depositary shares repres... 
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06/18/08Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Offering of Convertible Preferred Stock
CINCINNATI, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that it intends to sell, subject to market and other conditions, $1 billion of depositary shares, each of which represents a 1/250th interest in shares of its convertible preferred stock, pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Fifth Third also expects to grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional $150 m... 
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06/18/08Fifth Third Bancorp Names Kevin T. Kabat Chairman of the Board; George A. Schaefer, Jr. Retires from Board of Directors;
James Hackett Named Lead Director CINCINNATI, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp today announced that Kevin T. Kabat, president and chief executive officer, has additionally been named chairman of the board of directors effective Tuesday, June 17. Kabat replaces George A. Schaefer, Jr. who retired from the Board yesterday. This action completes the succession plan following Mr. Schaefer's retirement as CEO in April 2007. In addition, the Board... 
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06/18/08Fifth Third to Strengthen Capital Position
CINCINNATI, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp today announced actions to strengthen its capital position in light of continued deterioration in credit trends during the second quarter of 2008 and its view that conditions are unlikely to improve in the near-term. The Company's board of directors has approved the following actions: -- The planned issuance of $1 billion in Tier 1 capital in the form of convertible preferred shares. -- A reduction i... 
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06/13/08Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Final Results of Elections by First Charter Corporation Stockholders Regarding Merger Consideration
CINCINNATI, June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the final results of elections made by stockholders of Charlotte-based First Charter Corporation (FCTR) regarding the form of merger consideration they will receive in connection with the merger of FCTR and Fifth Third Bancorp. The merger closed on June 6, 2008. The election period for FCTR stockholders to choose the form of merger consideration expired on May 30, 2008. Of the 35,191,... 
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06/06/08Fifth Third Enters North Carolina Market
CINCINNATI, June 6, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the completion of its acquisition of First Charter Corporation. Fifth Third is adding approximately $4.8 billion in assets and $3.2 billion in deposits as well as 57 branches in North Carolina and two in suburban Atlanta to its existing franchise. The acquisition provides Fifth Third an entrance into the thriving Charlotte metropolitan market and adds to a growing ... 
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06/05/08Fifth Third Processing Solutions Earns Visa(R) Service Quality Award
Fifth Third Recognized for Processing Performance for 13th Consecutive Year CINCINNATI, June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the 13th consecutive year, Visa has awarded Fifth Third Processing Solutions one of its prestigious Visa Service Quality Performance Awards. Based on exceptional card operations performance demonstrated in calendar year 2007, Fifth Third earned top honors for Lowest Chargeback-to-Sales Ratio. The Lowest Chargeback-to-Sales Ratio category reflects an acquire... 
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06/02/08Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2008 Earnings, Host Conference Call on Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at 8:30 AM
CINCINNATI, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will report second quarter 2008 financial results on July 22, 2008. The earnings announcement will be available at http://www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 8:30 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relations website at http://www.53.com (click on "Ab... 
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05/08/08Fifth Third Bancorp To Present at the UBS Global Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, May 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp will present at the UBS Global Financial Services Conference on Monday, May 12, 2008 at approximately 4:20 PM (ET). Fifth Third will be represented by Kevin T. Kabat, president and chief executive officer. Slides and audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the Investor Relations section of www.53.com . Additionally, slides used in the presentatio... 
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05/05/08Fifth Third Bancorp Completes Purchase of Nine First Horizon Branches
Enters Atlanta Market, Expands Georgia PresenceCINCINNATI, May 5, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the completion of its acquisition of nine branches from First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE: FHN). The nine First Horizon branches, all located in the Atlanta area, are now part of Fifth Third Bank, N.A. Under terms of the deal, Fifth Third acquired the nine branches and has assumed their deposits. First Horizon r... 
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05/02/08Fifth Third Announces Management Change
CINCINNATI, May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that Christopher G. Marshall, executive vice president of Fifth Third Bancorp and Fifth Third Bank, resigned May 1, 2008 effective April 30, 2008. Mr. Marshall had served as Chief Financial Officer. Daniel T. Poston, executive vice president and Controller will serve as Chief Financial Officer until a permanent successor for Mr. Marshall is named. A search is underway. Kevin T. Kabat... 
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04/24/08Fifth Third Bank Announces $25,000 Customer Appreciation Home Payment Sweepstakes
NAPLES, Fla., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate 150 years in banking and to thank customers for their continued support and patronage, Fifth Third Bank introduced today its $25,000 Customer Appreciation Home Payment Sweepstakes. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080424/CLTH054LOGO ) From April 27 through May 10, current and prospective customers visiting the Bank's over 160 branch locations throughout Florida can enter to win $25,000 to apply toward their mortgag... 
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04/22/08Fifth Third Bancorp Reports First Quarter 2008 Earnings of $0.55 Per Diluted Share
CINCINNATI, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- Net interest income increased 11 percent versus first quarter 2007 -- Average loans up 9 percent and core deposits up 5 percent -- Net interest margin expanded 12 basis points sequentially -- Noninterest income increased 43 percent from first quarter 2007 -- Payments processing income growth of 15 percent -- Deposit service revenue up 17 percent -- Corp... 
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04/18/08Fifth Third Asset Management Active Growth Product Reaches Its 5-Year
CINCINNATI, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Third Asset Management, Inc. (FTAM) is proud to announce that its large cap growth strategy, known as "Active Growth" now has a five-year performance record. Created on February 28, 2003, the product is benchmarked to the Russell 1000(R) Growth Index and has a five-year number of 12.78 percent (net of fees) compared to the Index return of 9.96 percent. "Our Active Growth product has consistently outperformed its benchmark each year. Our rig... 
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04/15/08Fifth Third Receives Regulatory Approval On First Charter Deal
CINCINNATI, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that it has received all regulatory approvals on its pending acquisition of First Charter Corporation (FCTR). "We are happy that we have received approval on all applications we filed with bank regulatory agencies related to our purchase of First Charter," said Kevin T. Kabat, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp. "We're looking forward to moving into the exciting North Carolina... 
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04/15/08Fifth Third Bancorp Announces Results of Annual Meeting
CINCINNATI, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp has announced that its shareholders have re-elected the following directors at the Bancorp's Annual Meeting held earlier today at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati. -- Darryl F. Allen, retired chairman, CEO and president of Aeroquip-Vickers, Inc. -- John F. Barrett, president, CEO and director of The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company. -- Ulysses L. Bridgeman, owner and presiden... 
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04/11/08Fifth Third Bank Ranks Highest in Correlation Between Customer Experience and Repurchase
According to Independent Research Firm CINCINNATI, April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to Forrester Research, Inc., an independent market research company, Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) had the highest correlation between customer experience and consumer repurchase plans in a published study of 112 firms in nine industries. The study, which surveyed nearly 5,000 consumers across the U.S., found that Fifth Third Bank had the highest correlation betwee... 
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04/09/08Six Retailers Renew with Fifth Third Processing Solutions
CINCINNATI, April 9, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Fifth Third Processing Solutions is pleased to announce that the following retailers have signed contact extensions for merchant processing services: -- BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. has renewed its contract with Fifth Third for credit, debit and electronic benefits transfer (EBT) processing. Headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, BJ's is a leading operator of warehouse clubs in th... 
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04/07/08Fifth Third Bancorp Hires GE Executive to Head Human Resources
CINCINNATI, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kevin T. Kabat, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the Bancorp has hired Nancy R. Phillips as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. In addition, Phillips will become a member of the Bancorp's executive leadership team reporting directly to Mr. Kabat. "Nancy has more than 12 years of experience as a human resources leader for a Fortune 10 company," said Kabat. "She has ... 
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04/03/08Fifth Third Bank Teams with Leading Healthcare Providers to Deliver a Claims-to-Payment Business Intelligence Platform
CINCINNATI, April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bank today announced a strategic alliance with GHN-Online and Revenue Management Solutions (RMS), leading providers of revenue cycle management services to the healthcare industry, that will deliver a comprehensive claims processing and remittance solution for healthcare providers. The alliance will enable Fifth Third Bank to capture the entire data stream -- from claims to payments -- and integrate the data into a single... 
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03/26/08Fifth Third, First Horizon Agree on Sale of Atlanta-area Branches
CINCINNATI, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bank, N.A., an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) and First Horizon National Corp.'s (NYSE: FHN) principal banking subsidiary, First Tennessee Bank National Association, have reached agreement on terms for the completion of the sale of nine Atlanta-area First Horizon Bank branches by First Tennessee to Fifth Third. The sale, originally scheduled to be completed on February 8, 2008, did not... 
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03/18/08Fifth Third Bancorp Announces First Quarter 2008 Dividend
CINCINNATI, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared its first quarter 2008 cash dividend on its common shares of $0.44. The cash dividend is payable on April 22, 2008 to shareholders of record as of March 31, 2008. As a reminder, Fifth Third Bancorp will report first quarter 2008 financial results on April 22, 2008. The earnings announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conferen... 
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03/14/08Fifth Third Asset Management Supports Disabled Veterans Through National Winter Sports Event
SNOWMASS, Colo., March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks in part to the support of Fifth Third Asset Management, Inc. (FTAM), more than 400 disabled veterans are expected to ski the Rocky Mountains at the 22nd National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic in Snowmass Village, Colo., near Aspen, from March 30- April 4. Recently wounded veterans from the War on Terror will participate in the event, which is the largest annual rehabilitation event of its kind in the world. The clinic is ... 
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03/11/08Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce First Quarter 2008 Earnings, Host Conference Call on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 8:30 AM ET
CINCINNATI, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will report first quarter 2008 financial results on April 22, 2008. The earnings announcement will be available at www.53.com at approximately 6:30 AM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 8:30 AM ET to discuss results. This conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and may be accessed through the Fifth Third Investor Relations website at www.53.com (click on "About Fifth Th... 
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02/21/08Fifth Third Bank's Electronic Remittance Advice Integration Alleviates Healthcare Provider Challenges in Processing ERAs
CINCINNATI, Feb 21, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Fifth Third Bank today announced the release of a new value added service for the healthcare industry, Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) Integration. The service joins the Bank's Explanation of Benefits (EOB) Capture, Denial Management and Secondary Billing to further streamline and shorten the revenue cycle. As providers move from a paper to an electronic processing environment, they are challenged by the task of ... 
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02/08/08Fifth Third Bank Issues Statement Regarding Cancellation of First Horizon Branch Sale in Atlanta
CINCINNATI, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bank was notified on February 7 that First Horizon National Corporation considered its contract to purchase nine Atlanta-area branches to be null and void. Fifth Third Bank is obviously disappointed in First Horizon's decision on February 7 to attempt to cancel the sale of its Atlanta branches. The deal was struck last September and the agreement was straightforward and complete. After receiving all necessary regulato... 
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01/24/08Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the Citi 2008 Financial Services Conference
CINCINNATI, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) will present at the Citi 2008 Financial Services Conference on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at approximately 2:00 PM (ET). Fifth Third will be represented by Kevin T. Kabat, president and chief executive officer and Christopher G. Marshall, executive vice president and chief financial officer. Slides with audio webcast may be viewed live and for approximately 14 days after the conference through the I... 
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01/22/08Fifth Third Bancorp Reports 2007 Earnings of $2.03 Per Diluted Share
CINCINNATI, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Earnings Highlights For the Three Months Ended % Change December September June March December 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 Seq Yr/Yr Net income (in millions) $38 $325 $376 $359 $66 (88%) (42%) Common Share Data Earnings per share, basic 0.07 0.61 0.69 0.65 ... 
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