Fifth Third Bancorp

Florida gun maker told to find new bank, CEO claims


Fifth Third has allegedly informed Spike's Tactical that its accounts would not be renewed.


Fifth Third shooting survivor: ‘Every day has been better than the last’


Whitney Austin is still recovering after being shot 12 times by the man who killed three people in the Cincinnati bank’s headquarters branch last month. The digital product manager has a new cause, has formed a foundation and is rethinking working life as she prepares to return to the bank.


Hope for best, plan for worst: Security advice after Fifth Third tragedy


As the Cincinnati bank seeks to regroup after the fatal shootings at its headquarters, the incident underscores the need for preparedness at banks and credit unions of all sizes, workplace safety experts say.


Regionals pick their battlefields in fight for deposits


Some are relying on a national, digital strategy. Others say the right balance of costs and growth comes from more traditional means such as targeted branch openings and out-of-market expansion.


Go Midwest, young fintechs


Some startups are eschewing San Francisco and New York to set up shop in the middle of America. And for good reason.


Fifth Third resumes Southeast expansion it began pre-crisis


The bank announced plans to open 100 to 125 branches in fast-growing cities across the Southeast, and will close an equal number in the Midwest. In a way, it's finishing a plan it cooked up nearly two decades ago.


Fifth Third profits rise despite ongoing fee pressure


An uptick in lending helped to offset declines in both service charges and mortgage banking fees at the Cincinnati company.


Banks seek new blood to fill evolving CRO role


Turnover of chief risk officers is on the rise as CEOs look to add executives whose experience goes far beyond assessing credit risk. Sometimes they are promoting from within, but often they are poaching talent from rival banks.


Fifth Third expects $200M gain from sale of Worldpay shares


The Cincinnati company sold 5 million shares in the payment processor, as it continues to scale back its ownership stake.


Fifth Third to add branches in Orlando, Chicago, Detroit markets


The Cincinnati bank is following a wider industry strategy of opening new branches in faster-growth, urban markets.