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Cincinnati Financial Corporation Announces Internet Availability of Proxy Materials and Webcast for 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Friday, March 16, 2012

Cincinnati Financial Corporation Announces Internet Availability of Proxy Materials and Webcast for 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders12:45 EDT Friday, March 16, 2012CINCINNATI, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) today announced the Internet availability of materials for its 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders ? the 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K, the 2012 Shareholder Meeting Notice and Proxy Statement and the 2012 Letter from the Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer. The company has filed these materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and they are available for viewing on www.cinfin.com/investors.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110824/CL57087LOGO ) The 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Saturday, April 28, at 9:30 a.m. EDT at the Cincinnati Art Museum located in Eden Park, Cincinnati, Ohio. The company invites those unable to attend the meeting in person to visit www.cinfin.com/investors to listen to an Internet webcast or replay.Over the next few weeks, shareholders of record on March 1, 2012, will directly receive voting instructions by mail or email. In response to shareholder preferences, most shareholders will receive those instructions via a mailed Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials that encourages online reading of proxy materials. Mailing the Notice in lieu of full printed materials reduces costs and environmental impacts.Shareholders who have previously made specific elections to receive printed materials or electronic delivery will continue to receive materials per those instructions. Instructions to specifically elect electronic delivery or to request the printed materials free of charge are available on the website (www.cinfin.com/proxy_voting), contained in electronic delivery emails, and printed on the Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials.  A live, listen-only webcast of the 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be available on www.cinfin.com/investors. Participants are encouraged to visit the website to test their systems for compatibility prior to the time of the meeting. A replay of the webcast will be available approximately two hours after the close of the meeting. Cincinnati Financial Corporation offers business, home and auto insurance, our main business, through The Cincinnati Insurance Company and its two standard market property casualty companies. The same local independent insurance agencies that market those policies may offer products of our other subsidiaries, including life and disability income insurance, annuities and surplus lines property and casualty insurance. For additional information about the company, please visit www.cinfin.com.SOURCE Cincinnati Financial CorporationFor further information: Investor Contact: Dennis E. McDaniel, +1-513-870-2768, CINF-IR@cinfin.com, or Media Contact: Joan O. Shevchik, +1-513-603-5323, Media_Inquiries@cinfin.com