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CORRECTION - Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, March 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

In a release issued under the same headline earlier today by Nasdaq (NDAQ), the wrong person was listed to ring the Opening Bell. Fifth Third Bancorp Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tayfun Tuzun will ring the Opening Bell, not Chairman, President & CEO Greg D. Carmichael. The corrected release follows:

What: 
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), a diversified financial services company, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tayfun Tuzun will ring the Opening Bell to commemorate the signing of a contract to become the first Fortune 500 company and first bank to achieve 100 percent renewable energy.

Where:
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET  

Fifth Third Bancorp Contact:
Sean Parker
513-926-9208
Sean.parker2@53.com

Nasdaq MarketSite Media Contact:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:
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Photos:
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://business.nasdaq.com/discover/market-bell-ceremonies and click on the market open of your choice.

About Fifth Third
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. On March 7, 2018 the company will announce that it has become the first bank to sign a power purchase agreement that will allow the company to achieve its 100 percent renewable power goal. Fifth Third will be the first Fortune 500 company and first bank to announce a contract leading to 100 percent renewable energy through solar power alone. The power purchase agreement will lead to the construction of an 80-Megawatt (MW) solar project in Hertford County, North Carolina. The roughly $200 million project will be designed, built and owned by Mooresville, North Carolina-based SunEnergy1. It will employ approximately 1,000 people during construction. 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.

About Nasdaq:
Nasdaq (NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 90 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to approximately 3,900 total listings with a market value of approximately $13 trillion. To learn more, visit: http://business.nasdaq.com  

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