|David M. Gandossi, FCPA, FCA||David K. Ure, CPA, CGA|
|Chief Executive Officer and President||Senior Vice President Finance,|
|(604) 684-1099||Chief Financial Officer and Secretary|
NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq:MERC) (TSX:MERC.U) today announced that President and CEO David Gandossi and Senior Vice President Finance, CFO and Secretary David Ure will be participating in a "Forest Products 2017 Outlook" Panel at the following conference: CIBC 20 TH Annual Whistler Institutional Investor ConferenceJanuary 27, 20178:00 AMFairmont Chateau Whistler Resort4599 Chateau BoulevardWhistler, BC A copy of management's presentation will be posted in the "Investors" section on the Company's web site ( http://mercerint.com) on the morning of the event. Mercer International Inc. is a global pulp manufacturing company. To obtain further information on the company, please visit its web site at http://www.mercerint.com. The preceding includes forward looking statements which involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause our actual results in future periods to differ materially from forecasted results. Among those factors which could cause actual results to differ materially are the following: the continuing effects of the recent economic and financial turmoil, the highly cyclical nature of our business, raw material costs, our level of indebtedness, competition, foreign exchange and interest rate fluctuations, our use of derivatives, expenditures for capital projects, environmental regulation and compliance, disruptions to our production, market conditions and other risk factors listed from time to time in our SEC reports.