Live Webcast Available

17 May 2012

Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) will hold its annual meeting of shareholders on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. E.T. Dennis R. Glass, president and CEO, is expected to give a brief presentation following the formal business of the meeting. Interested persons are invited to listen through the internet. Please visit www.LincolnFinancial.com/webcast at least fifteen minutes prior to the event to register and download any necessary streaming media software and presentation materials. A replay of the presentation will be available by 3:00 p.m. E.T. on May 24, 2012.

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the Philadelphia region, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $170 billion as of March 31, 2012. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life, disability and dental insurance; 401(k) and 403(b) plans; savings plans; and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services. For more information, including a copy of our most recent SEC reports containing our balance sheets, please visit www.LincolnFinancial.com.

Contact:

Investor Contacts:
Jim Sjoreen
484-583-1420
E-mail: Jim.Sjoreen@LFG.com
or
Media Contacts:
Michael Arcaro
484-583-1799
E-mail: Michael.Arcaro@LFG.com