28 March 2012

Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) will report its first quarter earnings after market close on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. A conference call is scheduled for Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. ET, to discuss the first quarter earnings and related matters for the company and its business segments. Earnings material, including the first quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Statistical Supplement, will be made available through www.LincolnFinancial.com/earnings after market close on Wednesday, May 2, 2012.

Webcast Information

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, download and install any necessary streaming media software.

Conference Call Information

Interested persons may also listen to the call by dialing the following numbers:

877-776-4049 (Domestic)
914-495-8602 (International)

Ask for the Lincoln National Conference Call.

Replay Information

Audio replay will begin by 4:00 p.m. ET on May 3, 2012, and will be available through midnight ET on Thursday, May10, 2012. To access the re-broadcast:

800-585-8367 (Domestic)
404-537-3406 (International)

Enter conference code: 66493631

A replay of the call will also be available by 4:00 p.m. ET on May 3, 2012 at www.LincolnFinancial.com/webcast.

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 $160 billion as of December 31, 2011. 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: InvestorRelations@LFG.com
or
Media Contacts:
Laurel O’Brien
484-583-1735
E-mail: MediaRelations@LFG.com