Principal Financial Group, Inc., Principal Global Investors CEO Jim McCaughan to Speak at the 2012 UBS Asset Gathering Conference


DES MOINES, Iowa --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 14, 2012-- Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: PFG) announces that Jim McCaughan, chief executive officer of Principal Global Investors, will present at the 2012 UBS Asset Gathering Conference on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 9:50 a.m. (ET)in Boston. The presentation will provide 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 ( Presentation materials will be available on the website.

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About the Principal Financial Group
The Principal Financial Group ®(The Principal®)1 is a global investment management leader including retirement services, insurance solutions and asset management. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, asset management and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies. Founded in 1879 and a member of the FORTUNE 500®, the Principal Financial Group has $335.0 billion in assets under management2 and serves some 18.0 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” and “The Principal” are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.
2 As of Dec. 31, 2011.

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