Principal Financial Group to Host Principal International Workshop

Investor event scheduled for Sept. 16, 2011

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jul 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: PFG) announced today that it will host a workshop for investors detailing its Principal International business. The event will take place the morning of Sept. 16, 2011 in New York City. Leaders from Principal International will provide in-depth information about the company's successful international strategy and opportunities for continued growth. Additional details, including webcast and presentation information, will be provided closer to the date of the workshop.
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About the Principal Financial Group
The Principal Financial Group(R) (The Principal(R))1 is a retirement and global asset management leader. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, investment services and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies. A member of the FORTUNE 500(R), the Principal Financial Group has $327.4 billion in assets under management2 and serves some 16.4 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 March 31, 2011.

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