534 8424 September 1, 2011Rich Rosen, CFA (Investors) (513) 534 3307 Debra DeCourcy, APR (Media) (513) 534 4153 Sample Clauses

534-8424 September 1, 2011Rich Rosen, CFA (Investors) (513) 534-3307 Debra DeCourcy, APR (Media) (513) 534-4153. FIFTH THIRD SUBMITS NOTICE TO REDEEM CERTAIN TRUST PREFERRED SECURITIES 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 March 18, 2011, the Federal Reserve Board did not object to the potential redemption of certain such securities as proposed potential capital actions in the Company’s capital plan submitted under the Federal Reserve’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review. These redemptions will be funded with excess cash currently available to the Company.