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First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. to Participate in 2014 Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Boston Bank Conference

ITASCA, IL--(Marketwired - Feb 25, 2014) - First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. ("First Midwest") ( NASDAQ : FMBI ), the holding company of First Midwest Bank, today announced that it will be participating in the 2014 Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Boston Bank Conference to be held in Boston, Massachusetts February 26-27, 2014. Michael L. Scudder, First Midwest's President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the conference on Wednesday, February 26 at 9:30 A.M. (ET).

The presentation will be broadcast via live webcast at http://wsw.com/webcast/kbw18/FMBI and will also be available through First Midwest's website at www.firstmidwest.com/investorrelations/. For those unable to attend the live broadcast, a replay of the audio portion of the webcast will be available immediately following the live presentation until 11:59 PM ET on March 7, 2014.

First Midwest, with assets of $8.3 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, through its subsidiary bank, provides a full range of business, retail banking and wealth management services through approximately 90 offices located in communities in metropolitan Chicago, northwest Indiana, central and western Illinois, and eastern Iowa.