First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: FDEF) announced today that it intends to report fourth quarter and year-end results on Monday, January 23, 2017 after the close of the market. The earnings news release will be available on the company's investor relations website at www.fdef.com and at major financial information sites. At 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, First Defiance will host a conference call at which Donald P. Hileman, President and CEO, and Kevin T. Thompson, Executive Vice President and CFO, will discuss the fourth quarter and year-end results. The conference call may be accessed by calling 1-877-444-1726. Internet access to the call is also available (in listen-only mode) at the following URL: http://services.choruscall.com/links/fdef170124.html The replay of the conference call Webcast will be available at www.fdef.com until Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. ET. For those without Internet access, the earnings release will be available by fax or mail upon request. To receive a copy, please call First Defiance Investor Relations at (419) 782-5104. About First Defiance Financial Corp. First Defiance Financial Corp., headquartered in Defiance, Ohio, is the holding company for First Federal Bank of the Midwest and First Insurance Group. First Federal operates 34 full-service branches and numerous ATM locations in northwest Ohio, southeast Michigan and northeast Indiana and a Loan Production Office in Columbus, Ohio. First Insurance Group is a full-service insurance agency with six offices throughout northwest Ohio. For more information, visit the company's website at www.fdef.com.