Fifth Third Bancorp to Announce Third Quarter 2012 Results,
Host Conference Call on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 9:00 AM

CINCINNATI--()--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 Relations website at www.53.com (click on “About Fifth Third” then “Investor Relations”). The webcast also is being distributed over Thomson Financial’s Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can listen to the call through Thomson Financial’s individual investor center at www.earnings.com or by visiting any of the investor sites in Thomson Financial’s Individual Investor Network. Institutional investors can access the call via Thomson Financial’s password-protected event management site, StreetEvents (www.streetevents.com).

Those unable to listen to the live call may access a webcast replay through the Fifth Third Investor Relations website at the same web address. Additionally, a telephone replay of the conference call will be available until approximately Thursday, November 1 by dialing (800) 585-8367 for domestic access or (404) 537-3406 for international access (passcode 25523698#).

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $118 billion in assets and operates 15 affiliates with 1,321 full-service Banking Centers, including 105 Bank Mart® locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,405 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third also has a 39% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC, formerly Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of June 30, 2012, had $291 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $25 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® National Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB."

Contacts

Fifth Third Bancorp
Jim Eglseder (Investors), 513-534-8424
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Laura Wehby (Investors), 513-534-7407
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Debra DeCourcy, APR (Media), 513-534-4153

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Contacts

Fifth Third Bancorp
Jim Eglseder (Investors), 513-534-8424
or
Laura Wehby (Investors), 513-534-7407
or
Debra DeCourcy, APR (Media), 513-534-4153