BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FNFG), today announced that it will release 2012 third quarter results before the market opens on Friday, October 19, 2012. A conference call will follow at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, during which management will discuss the Company's financial performance, followed by a question-and-answer session. Those wishing to participate in the call may dial toll-free 1-888-606-8413, Passcode: FNFG. A replay of the call will be available until November 2, 2012 by dialing 1-866-353-3016, Passcode 7253. About First Niagara First Niagara, through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Niagara Bank, N.A., is a multi-state community-oriented bank with nearly 430 branches, approximately $35 billion in assets, $28 billion in deposits, and approximately 6,000 employees providing financial services to individuals, families and businesses across Upstate New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.firstniagara.com .
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