First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. to Webcast Annual Meeting of Stockholders

May 7, 2013

ITASCA, IL--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) - First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company" or "First Midwest") ( NASDAQ : FMBI ), the holding company of First Midwest Bank, today announced that it will conduct its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at 9:00 A.M. CT at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago Hotel, Chicago, Illinois. After conducting the business described in the Company's 2013 Proxy Statement, First Midwest's management will make a brief presentation about the Company.

Stockholders and interested investors may access the live, listen-only webcast by going to the Investor Relations section of the First Midwest web site at www.firstmidwest.com/investorrelations/. The replay of the webcast and the presentation materials will be available approximately one hour following completion of the meeting and for 7 days thereafter.

First Midwest, with assets of more than $8 billion, is the premier relationship-based banking franchise in the dynamic Chicagoland banking market. As one of the Chicago metropolitan area's largest independent bank holding companies, First Midwest provides the full range of business, retail banking and wealth management services through approximately 95 offices located in communities in metropolitan Chicago, northwest Indiana, central and western Illinois, and eastern Iowa. First Midwest has been recognized by the Chicago Tribune as one of Chicago's Top Workplaces for the third consecutive year by being named a National Standard Top Workplace. Additionally, Forbes has recognized First Midwest as one of America's Most Trustworthy Companies for 2012.