SOURCE: The First Marblehead Corporation

October 18, 2007 16:00 ET

First Marblehead to Release First Quarter Fiscal 2008 Financial Results, Host Conference Call on October 25, 2007

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 18, 2007) - The First Marblehead Corporation (NYSE: FMD) today announced that it will release its financial and operating results for the three-month period ending September 30, 2007 after market close on Thursday, October 25, 2007. The Company will host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. EDT that afternoon to discuss its results. Jack L. Kopnisky, President, CEO and COO, and John A. Hupalo, Chief Financial Officer, will host the call.

Investors and other interested parties are invited to listen to the conference call by dialing (866) 202-3109 in the United States or (617) 213-8844 from abroad (pass code 67605490), or via a simultaneous internet broadcast on the Company's Web site at, under Investors.

A replay will be available on First Marblehead's Web site for 14 days, beginning shortly after completion of the call. The replay will also be available for 14 days by dialing (888) 286-8010 from the U.S. or (617) 801-6888 from abroad, and entering the pass code 71563972.

About The First Marblehead Corporation. First Marblehead, a leader in creating solutions for education finance, provides outsourcing services for private, non-governmental, education lending in the United States. The Company helps meet the growing demand for private education loans by providing national and regional financial institutions and educational institutions, as well as businesses and other enterprises, with an integrated suite of design, implementation and securitization services for student loan programs tailored to meet the needs of their respective customers, students, employees and members. For more information, visit

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