NEW YORK, April 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International (Nasdaq:MERC) (TSX:MRI.U) will release its first quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2013 on Thursday, May 2, 2013, after the close of the market. Jimmy S.H. Lee, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, and David M. Gandossi, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, will be hosting a conference call on Friday, May 3, 2013, at 10:00am ET to discuss the results. The call can be accessed by dialing one of the following: North America: (888) 241-0326 International: (647) 427-3411 Conference ID: 40198132 Listeners can also access the conference call live 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=128464&CompanyID=MERC&e=1&mediaKey=1AE35D7DABC3ECD95E2779DA87354812 A recording of the completed conference call can be accessed for thirty days through a link on the Company's home page at http://www.mercerint.com , or by dialing (855) 859-2056 and entering Conference ID 40198132. 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