SOURCE: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

July 02, 2008 14:29 ET

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Announces Schedule for Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Teleconference

ITASCA, IL--(Marketwire - July 2, 2008) - First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMBI) today announced the following schedule and contact information for its second quarter 2008 earnings release and teleconference:

--  2nd Quarter 2008 Earnings Release:  Wednesday, July 16, 2008, prior to
    the market opening, by Marketwire distribution and First Midwest's web site
--  Teleconference:  Wednesday, July 16, 2008, from 10:00 A.M. ET to 11:00
    A.M. ET.  Listen-only mode via telephone and Internet broadcast on the
    First Midwest web site at
--  Dial-in Numbers:  (866) 713-8310; International (617) 597-5308;
    passcode 129 50 118.  Please call 10 to 15 minutes before the scheduled
    start of the teleconference.
--  Telephone Replay:  (888) 286-8010; International (617) 801-6888;
    passcode 734 83 254.  The replay will be available from 1:00 P.M. ET on
    July 16, 2008 until 11:59 P.M. ET on July 23, 2008.
--  Web Replay:  Access the web replay by selecting the Investor Relations
    section of the First Midwest web site at  The replay
    will be available beginning at 1:00 P.M. ET on July 16, 2008 until 11:59
    P.M. ET on July 23, 2008.

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 101 offices located in 63 communities, primarily in metropolitan Chicago. First Midwest was recently recognized by the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workforce Flexibility in the greater Chicago area.

Contact Information

    Andrea L. Stangl
    Assistant Corporate Secretary
    (630) 875-7463

    First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
    One Pierce Place, Suite 1500
    Itasca, Illinois 60143-9768
    (630) 875-7450