First Defiance Financial Corp. to Release Third Quarter Earnings on October 22 and Host Conference Call and Webcast on October 23

Sep 25, 2012, 09:15 ET from First Defiance Financial Corp.

DEFIANCE, Ohio, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: FDEF) announced today that it intends to report third quarter earnings on Monday, October 22, 2012 after the close of the market. The earnings news release will be available on the company's investor relations website at  and at major financial information sites.

At 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, First Defiance will host a conference call at which William J. Small, Chairman, President and CEO, and Donald P. Hileman, Executive Vice President and CFO, will discuss the company's strategy and third quarter results. The conference call may be accessed by calling 1-877-317-6789.

Internet access to the call is also available (in listen-only mode) at the following URL:                       

The audio replay of the conference call Webcast will be available at until Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. For those without Internet access, the earnings release will be available by fax or mail upon request. To receive a copy, please call First Defiance Investor Relations at (419) 782-5104.

About First Defiance Financial Corp.

First Defiance Financial Corp., headquartered in Defiance, Ohio, is the holding company for First Federal Bank of the Midwest and First Insurance Group. First Federal operates 33 branches and 42 ATM locations in northwest Ohio, southeast Michigan and Fort Wayne, Indiana. First Insurance Group is a full line insurance agency with offices in Archbold, Bowling Green, Bryan, Defiance, Maumee and Oregon, Ohio.

For more information, visit the company's Web site at

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