First Merchants Corporation will report fourth quarter 2012 financial results on January 24, 2013. The Corporation will host a fourth quarter 2012 earnings conference call and web cast at 2:30 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, January 24, 2013. To participate, dial (Toll Free) 888-317-6016 and reference First Merchants Corporation’s fourth quarter earnings release. International callers please call +1 412-317-6016. To access a replay of the call, US participants should dial (Toll Free) 877-344-7529 or for International participants, dial +1 412-317-0088. The replay passcode is 10023446. In order to view the web cast and presentation slides, please go to http://services.choruscall.com/links/frme130124.html during the time of the call. A replay of the call will be available until January 24, 2014. About First Merchants Corporation First Merchants Corporation is a financial holding company headquartered in Muncie, Indiana. The Corporation is comprised of First Merchants Bank, N.A., which also operates as Lafayette Bank & Trust, Commerce National Bank, and First Merchants Trust Company as divisions of First Merchants Bank, N.A. First Merchants Corporation also operates First Merchants Insurance Group, a full-service property casualty, personal lines, and healthcare insurance agency. First Merchants Corporation’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market System under the symbol FRME. Quotations are carried in daily newspapers and can be found on the company’s Internet web page ( http://www.firstmerchants.com).