Debevoise Advises Fifth Third in Sales of Pennsylvania and Missouri Branches

5 October 2015

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Fifth Third Bank (“Fifth Third”) in two recently announced transactions: the sale of its Pennsylvania branch presence (consisting of 17 branches) to First National Bank of Pennsylvania, and the sale of its Missouri branch presence (consisting of 12 branches) to Great Southern Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.‎

Both transactions, which are subject to regulatory approval, are expected to close in early 2016.

For over 150 years, Fifth Third has been providing quality financial products and services to its customers. Based on its rich history of performance and customer service, the Bank has received numerous accolades for the way it operates over 1,300 locations in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina.

The Debevoise team is led by partner Gregory J. Lyons and includes partner Michael Bolotin, counsel Charles E. Wachsstock and associates Camden W. Williams and Raj Krishnan.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.