Principal Financial Group, Inc., President, Global Asset Management & CEO, Principal Global Investors, Jim McCaughan to Speak at UBS Asset Gathering Conference


DES MOINES, Iowa, Mar 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: PFG) announces that Jim McCaughan, president, global asset management and chief executive officer, Principal Global Investors will present at the UBS Asset Gathering Conference on March 15 at 3:10 p.m. (EST) in Boston. The presentation provides insight on the company's strategy to drive sustained growth and performance going forward.

Parties interested in listening to the presentation live may access the webcast on the Principal Financial Group Investor Relations website ( The webcast replay will be available for one week.

Presentation materials will be available on the website. The materials will be archived for one week.

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 $284.7 billion in assets under management2 and serves some 18.9 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" and "The Principal" are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.

2As of December 31, 2009

SOURCE: Principal Financial Group, Inc.

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