First Tennessee Wins 13 Greenwich Excellence Awards

First Tennessee Wins 13 Greenwich Excellence Awards

Recognized Regionally and Nationally for High-Level Service to Business

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Tennessee Bank won top
customer satisfaction honors in both the national and regional categories for
business banking in the 2012 Greenwich Excellence Awards for U.S. small
business and middle market banking. First Tennessee is a subsidiary of First
Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN).

With 10 awards in the Small Business Banking category and three in the Middle
Market Banking category (complete list below), First Tennessee is among an
elite group. Less than 6 percent of financial institutions were selected for
awards out of more than 750 eligible providers, and First Tennessee was the
most awarded Tennessee-based bank.

"First Tennessee is honored to be recognized for client satisfaction," said
Steve Hawkins, executive vice president of corporate banking. "Our goal is to
be easy to do business with and provide exceptional service, and these
prestigious awards affirm that we are on the right track."

"Small-business customers can find practical advice and support in our
financial centers," said Dave Miller, head of consumer banking. "Our people
become real partners with their business customers."

First Tennessee's 2012 Greenwich Excellence Awards are:

  Small Business Banking 

  Likelihood to Recommend

  Credit Policy

  Financial Stability

  Branch Satisfaction

  Online Services

  Treasury ManagementOverall Satisfaction

  Treasury ManagementAccuracy of Operations

  Treasury ManagementProduct Capabilities

  Treasury Management Customer Services

  Treasury Management Overall Satisfaction — South Region

  Middle Market Banking

  Overall Satisfaction

  Overall Satisfaction – South Region

  Treasury Management Overall Satisfaction — South Region

Greenwich Associates, a leading international research-based consulting firm
in institutional financial services, bases the Greenwich Excellence Awards on
having a significantly different percentage of "Excellent" ratings than the
mean for all banks at a 95 percent confidence level. The awards reflect
ratings received from more than 30,000 interviews with businesses with
revenues between $1 million and $500 million.

About First Horizon

The 4,500 employees of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) provide
financial services through more than 170First Tennessee Bank locations in and
around Tennessee and 19 FTN Financial Group offices in the U.S. and abroad.
First Tennessee has the leading combined market deposit share in the counties
where it does business and one of the highest customer retention rates of any
bank in the country. FTN Financial is a capital markets industry leader in
fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional clients in the
U.S. and abroad. FHN has been recognized as one of the nation's best employers
by AARP and Working Mother magazines.More information is available at


CONTACT: Jack Bradley, (901) 523-4813
         Steve Hawkins, (901) 523-4635

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