Fifth Third Securities, Inc. Advises Canton Drop Forge, Inc. on its Sale to Park-Ohio Industries, Inc.



Fifth Third Securities, Inc. served as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Canton Drop Forge, Inc. in connection with this transaction.

About Canton Drop Forge, Inc. 
Founded in 1903 and based in Canton, OH, Canton Drop Forge is a leading developer and manufacturer of medium to large closed-die forgings, including complex geometries, for high performance applications. Canton Drop Forge serves a broad base of end-markets, including aerospace, mechanical power transmission, off-highway equipment, power generation, oil and gas equipment, and rail transportation. For additional information, please visit

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About Fifth Third Bancorp 
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of Dec. 31, 2017, the Company had $142 billion in assets and operated 1,154 full-service Banking Centers and 2,469 ATMs with Fifth Third branding in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. In total, Fifth Third provides its customers with access to more than 54,000 fee-free ATMs across the United States. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of Dec. 31, 2017, had $362 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $37 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the Nasdaq® Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB." Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Member FDIC.

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