Industry Focus

Fifth Third Capital Markets combines our bankers’ deep industry experience with a specialized platform of capital markets services and solutions to help you manage and grow your business. We understand that your company may be facing an increasingly complex set of challenges and opportunities. We also know that to stay competitive you need a partner with the industry knowledge and capital markets experience to provide strategic guidance, solutions, and advice.

Our team is led by experienced bankers with long-standing industry relationships who can offer integrated strategic advice and services for your capital markets needs.


Tech-Enabled Business Services

Fifth Third is a leading provider of Capital Markets and Investment Banking Advisory Services to companies engaged in Business Services.  Fifth Third has a significant banking presence in the sector, and the Investment Banking team has experience and expertise across a number of sectors, including:

  • Commercial and Industrial Services
  • Professional and Human Capital Services
  • Marketing Services 

Consumer & Retail

The Capital Markets Consumer & Retail Investment Banking Group advises middle market and mid-cap companies on M&A advisory, capital raising and strategic alternatives for consumer, food, beverage & agribusiness, restaurants and retail sectors.


  • Apparel, Accessories & Footwear
  • Building Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Household Products
  • Interior Furnishings
  • Personal Products
  • Recreational Products

Food, Beverage & Agribusiness

  • Agricultural Inputs
  • Beverages
  • Dairy Products
  • Foodservice Distribution
  • Ingredients and Flavors
  • Packaged Food/ Snack
  • Protein Processing


  • Casual Dining
  • Coffee & Specialty 
  • Family Dining
  • Fast Casual
  • Fine Dining & Polished Casual
  • Franchisees
  • Quick Service (QSR)


  • Apparel, Accessories & Footwear
  • Discount & Off-Price
  • Furniture & Furnishings 
  • Grocery & Pharmacy
  • Internet & E-Commerce
  • Mass Merchandise
  • Specialty


Fifth Third recently announced our acquisition of Coker Capital, an M&A advisory firm specializing in healthcare deals to build on our healthcare vertical expertise. We’re experienced provider of corporate and investment banking advisory services to the healthcare industry. Our diversified client base is comprised of 500+ healthcare businesses.

Capital Markets Advisory Expertise

Leading our team are bankers who have years of healthcare capital markets experience and long-established industry relationships across the healthcare industry.


Telecom, Media, & Technology

The Capital Markets TMT Group focuses on middle market and mid-cap companies operating in the telecom, media, and technology sectors.


  • Multichannel Video Operators
  • Towers
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Wireless
  • Wireline 


  • Digital Marketing & Advertising
  • Filmed Entertainment & TV
  • Publishing
  • TV Broadcasting
  • TV Networks
  • Radio Broadcasting Technology 


  • Software
  • Services
  • Hardware
  • Semiconductors 


Fifth Third is an experienced financial partner and capital markets advisor in the Convenience Store and Downstream Fuel and Lubricant Distribution industries. With extensive credit exposure to the industry, Fifth Third has relationships with the largest operators in the U.S., reflecting M&A advisory, capital markets activity, lending and risk management strategies.


Diversified Industrials

The Diversified Industrials Group is a full-service Capital Markets platform staffed with over 200 professionals specializing in investment banking, debt capital markets and other services.

Advanced Manufacturing

  • Capital Goods
  • Flow Control
  • Process/Motion Control
  • Test & Measurement

Chemicals, Plastics, & Packaging

  • Coatings
  • Diversified Chemicals
  • Packaging
  • Plastics Manufacturing

Metals & Materials

  • Metal Forming & Machining
  • Mills & Specialty Metal
  • Natural Resources & Mining
  • Processors/Distributors
  • Scrap/Recycling

Industrial Distribution

  • Automotive Aftermarket
  • Building & Construction Products
  • Electrical & Communication
  • Industrial, MRO, & Safety

Transportation & Logistics

  • Automotive & Heavy Duty Vehicles
  • Marine
  • Rail & Rail Services
  • Third Party Logistics

Real Estate

Fifth Third Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Group is experienced in public and private REITs and homebuilders, regional and national developers and owners, and private investment fund platforms.

We have relationships with some of the biggest names in the business, and provide credit to a full variety of CRE asset types, including office, retail, multifamily, hotels, student housing, and industrial/warehouse.

Complementing that industry expertise is the Bank’s diverse product set in Debt and Equity Capital Markets.  Fifth Third has been an active player in public bond financing for REITs and homebuilders, and most recently, has been providing support for equity issues as well.


Entertainment, Lodging, & Leisure

Fifth Third is an experienced provider of tailored corporate and investment banking advisory solutions to the Entertainment, Lodging & Leisure Industries.  Our diversified client base includes Global Gaming Operators, Regional Gaming Operators, Native American Gaming, Hospitality Companies, Cruise Lines, Theme Parks, Fitness Companies and Specialty Entertainment Companies.  The Fifth Third Corporate Banking and Capital Markets teams deliver thoughtful, comprehensive solutions reflecting the unique characteristics of our client’s industries.  As a leading provider of capital and capital markets solutions to the Entertainment, Lodging and Leisure industries we are uniquely positioned to help our clients stay ahead of the markets as they drive growth and value.

Leading our team are bankers who have a combined 25 years of capital markets experience and long-standing relationships across the industry.