Mercer International Inc. Third Quarter 2010 Conference Call to be Broadcast Over the Internet

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercer International (Nasdaq:MERC) (TSX:MRI.U) announced today that it intends to release its third quarter financial results for the period ended September 30, 2010 on Monday, November 1, 2010, after the close of the market. In conjunction with the release of its results, Mercer will host a conference call, which will be simultaneously broadcast live over the Internet. Jimmy S.H. Lee, Chairman and President, and David M. Gandossi, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, will host the call on:

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

10:00 AM ET

9:00 AM CT

8:00 AM MT

7:00 AM PT

Listeners can access the conference call live, or archived through December 2, 2010, over the Internet at:

or through a link on the Company's News/Financial page at . Please allow 15 minutes prior to the call to visit the sites and download and install any necessary audio software.

Mercer International Inc. is a global pulp manufacturing company. Mercer operates three modern NBSK pulp mills in Germany and Canada with a consolidated annual production capacity of approximately 1.5 million tonnes.

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CONTACT: Mercer International Inc. Jimmy S.H. Lee, Chairman & President (604) 684-1099 FD Investors: Eric Boyriven Alexandra Tramont (212) 850-5600