Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: PFG) announces that Ned Burmeister, senior vice president and chief operating officer – Principal International, will present at the Raymond James & Associates 34th annual Institutional Investors Conference on March 6, 2013 at 12:45 p.m. (ET) in Orlando. The presentation will provide in-depth information about the company’s successful international strategy and opportunities for continued growth. Parties interested in listening to the presentation live may access the webcast on the Principal Financial Group ® Investor Relations website ( www.principal.com/investor). Presentation materials will be available on the website. For more news and insights from The Principal ®, visit www.principal.com/investor and connect with us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ThePrincipal. About the Principal Financial GroupThe Principal Financial Group ® (The Principal ®) 1 is a global investment management leader offering retirement services, insurance solutions and asset management. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, asset management and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies. Founded in 1879 and a member of the FORTUNE 500 ®, the Principal Financial Group has $403.0 billion in assets under management 2 and serves some 18.3 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PFG. For more information, visit www.principal.com. 1 “The Principal Financial Group” and “The Principal” are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group. 2 As of Dec. 31, 2012.