- Debra DeCourcy, APR (Media) 513.534.4153
Fifth Third Bancorp Lowers Prime Rate to 7.75%
Effective Wednesday, September 19, 2007 Fifth Third Bancorp lowers its prime rate to 7.75 percent from 8.25 percent.
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $101 billion in assets, operates 18 affiliates with 1,178 full-service Banking Centers, including 104 Bank Mart(R) locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,148 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Missouri. Fifth Third operates five main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, Investment Advisors and Fifth Third Processing Solutions. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of June 30, 2007, has $232 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $34 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 through the NASDAQ® National Global Select Market System under the symbol “FITB.” Member FDIC.