NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2011 (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:
Credit-Suisse 2011 Global Paper & Packaging Conference
February 23-24, 2011
Presentation at 10:55 AM, February 24
Credit Suisse Americas Headquarters
Eleven Madison Avenue Level 2B
New York, NY 10010

The Credit-Suisse presentation will be webcast and will be available for later replay at and on the Company's web site at .

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 .

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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 continuing effects of the recent economic and financial turmoil, 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: Jimmy S.H. Lee         Chairman & President         (604) 684-1099                  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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