SOURCE: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

November 05, 2009 06:55 ET

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. to Participate in Sandler O'Neill & Partners, L.P. East Coast Financial Services Conference

ITASCA, IL--(Marketwire - November 5, 2009) - First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. ("First Midwest") (NASDAQ: FMBI) today announced that it will be participating in the Sandler O'Neill East Coast Financial Services Conference to be held in Palm Beach, Florida November 11-13, 2009. Michael L. Scudder, First Midwest's President and Chief Executive Officer will give a presentation on behalf of the company at the conference at 1:35 PM (ET) on Thursday, November 12, 2009.

The presentation will be broadcast via live webcast. Interested individuals may listen to the live webcast and view a copy of the slides by accessing http://www.thomson-webcast.net/us/dispatching/SOP_200911. For those unable to attend the live broadcast, a replay of the webcast will be available within 24 hours of the live presentation for approximately 7 days following the presentation.

First Midwest's live presentation will also be available via audio conference. The local area dial-in number is: (617) 614-3670; passcode: Session One (this is not a toll-free number).

First Midwest is the premier relationship-based banking franchise in the growing Chicagoland banking market. As one of the Chicago metropolitan area's largest independent bank holding companies, First Midwest provides the full range of both business and retail banking and trust and investment management services through some 100 offices located in 62 communities, primarily in metropolitan Chicago.

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