NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq:MERC) (TSX:MRI.U) today announced that Executive Vice President and CFO David Gandossi will be presenting at the following conference:
RBC Capital Markets' Paper, Packaging & Forest Products Conference
November 30, 2010
Presentation/Panel at 10:40 AM
Intercontinental New York Times Square 
New York

The presentation will be webcast and will be available for later replay at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/rbc126/rbc126_panel2 for 30 days after the conference and on the Company's web site at http://mercerint.com .

A copy of the presentation will be posted in the "Investors" section on the Company's web site.

Mercer International Inc. is a global pulp manufacturing company. To obtain further information on the company, please visit its web site at http://www.mercerint.com .

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The preceding includes forward looking statements which involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause our actual results in future periods to differ materially from forecasted results. Among those factors which could cause actual results to differ materially are the following: the highly cyclical nature of our business, raw material costs, our level of indebtedness, competition, foreign exchange and interest rate fluctuations, our use of derivatives, expenditures for capital projects, environmental regulation and compliance, disruptions to our production, market conditions and other risk factors listed from time to time in our SEC reports.
CONTACT:  Mercer International Inc.          Jimmy S.H. Lee, Chairman & President          David M. Gandossi, Executive Vice-President &           Chief Financial Officer          (604) 684-1099                   FD          Investors/Media:          Eric Boyriven          Alexandra Tramont          (212) 850-5600

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