SOURCE: NASDAQ

October 20, 2005 12:00 ET

First Security Group, Inc. [FSGI] Chairman, President & CEO to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

Company Celebrates Initial Public Offering

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 20, 2005 --


What:

Rodger Holley, Chairman, President & CEO of First Security Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSGI) will preside over the closing bell to celebrate its initial public offering.

First Security Group, Inc. [FSGI] is a bank holding company headquartered in Chattanooga, TN with $1.1 billion in assets. Founded in 1999, First Security Group's community bank subsidiary, FSGBank, N.A. has 35 full-service banking offices along the interstate corridors of East Tennessee and Northwest Georgia. In Dalton, GA, FSGBank operates five full-service banking offices under the name of Dalton Whitfield Bank and two offices under the name Primer Banco Seguro (PBS); PBS serves the region's rapidly growing Latino population. FSGBank also operates under the name of Jackson Bank & Trust along the I-40 corridor. FSGBank provides retail and commercial banking services, trust and investment management, mortgage banking, asset-based lending, financial planning, Internet banking (www.FSGBank.com) and equipment leasing through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Kenesaw Leasing, Inc. and J & S Leasing, Inc.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite -- 4 Times Square -- 43rd & Broadway -- Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, October 21st, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. EDT

Feed Information:

The closing bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA-6 C-band/transponder 17. The downlink frequency is 4040 Vertical; Audio 6.2-6.8 The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.

Photos:

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Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    Chip Lusk, CFO
    (423) 266-2000
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220