NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International (Nasdaq:MERC) (TSX:MRI.U) will release its third quarter financial results for the period ended September 30, 2012 on Thursday, November 1, 2012, after the close of the market. A conference call to discuss the results will be held Friday, November 2, 2012, at 10:00am ET. Jimmy S.H. Lee, Chairman and President, and David M. Gandossi, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, will host the call. Analysts and investors are invited to participate in the call by dialing one of the following: North America: (888) 241-0326 International: (647) 427-3411 Conference ID: 33533769 Listeners can also access the conference call live, or archived for thirty days after the call, over the Internet by clicking on or copying and pasting both lines of the following link into their web browser: http://investor.shareholder.com/media/eventdetail.cfm?eventid=119185&CompanyID=MERC&e=1&mediaKey=1AE35D7DABC3ECD95E2779DA87354812 It can also be accessed through a link on the Company's home page at http://www.mercerint.com. Please allow 15 minutes prior to the call to visit the site and download and install any necessary audio software. For additional information on accessing the call, please contact Adrian Hay of Mercer International at firstname.lastname@example.org or (604) 639-5146. Mercer International Inc. is a global pulp manufacturing company. Mercer operates three modern NBSK pulp mills in Germany and Canada with a consolidated annual production capacity of approximately 1.5 million tonnes.
CONTACT: INVESTOR CONTACT: David M. Gandossi, CA Executive VP, CFO & Secretary (604) 684-1099