Principal Financial Group, Inc. Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call for Fourth Quarter 2008 Financial Results


DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2009--Principal Financial Group, Inc.(NYSE: PFG) announced today that it will release fourth quarter 2008 financial and operating results at 4:00 P.M. (ET) on Monday, February 9, 2009. On Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. (ET), President and Chief Executive Officer Larry Zimpleman and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Terry Lillis will lead a discussion of results during a live conference call. Other members of senior management will be available for the Q&A portion of the conference call. A copy of the earnings release and financial supplement will be posted at

There are several ways to access the Tuesday, February 10 conference call:

  • Connect to to listen to a live Internet webcast.
    • Please go to the website at least 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the call to register, and to download and install any necessary audio software.

  • Via telephone by dialing approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call.
    • The leader’s name is Tom Graf.
      800-374-1609 (U.S. and Canadian callers)
      706-643-7701 (International callers)

    An audio replay will be available via:
      800-642-1687 (U.S. and Canadian callers)
      Access code for the replay is 80317341. The replay will be available approximately two hours after the completion of the live earnings call through the end of day February 17, 2009.


About the Principal Financial Group

The Principal Financial Group(R) (The Principal (R))1 is a leader in offering businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement and investment services, life and health insurance, and banking through its diverse family of financial services companies. A member of the Fortune 500, the Principal Financial Group has $287.4 billion in assets under management2 and serves some 19.0 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PFG. For more information, visit

1 "The Principal Financial Group(R)" and "The Principal(R)" are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.

2 As of September 30, 2008


CONTACT: Principal Financial Group, Inc.
Media Contact:
Susan Houser, 515-248-2268
Investor Contact:
Tom Graf , 515-235-9500

Source: Principal Financial Group, Inc.