Fifth Third Bank

Financial Sponsors Group

Financial Sponsors Group

Fifth Third’s Financial Sponsors Group provides nationwide coverage to more than 150 of the most successful, middle-market private equity firms and family offices in the country.  As trusted partners who think beyond individual transactions, we add value to our clients’ investment strategies with innovative thinking and actionable ideas. 

Our highly strategic advisory approach makes us uniquely qualified to deliver M&A, leveraged finance, loan syndication and equity franchise solutions to the financial sponsor community and their portfolio companies.  As part of Fifth Third, we partner with both industry and product teams to achieve consistently strong execution on behalf of our clients. 


A full range of advanced capabilities

The Financial Sponsors Group provides a full suite of Capital Markets, Investment Banking and Corporate Banking capabilities across our clients’ investment life cycle: 

Jeff Thieman
  • Managing Director, Group Head Financial Sponsors Group
  • 615-687-3035