First National Financial Corporation Chairman and President Stephen Smith to Present at Scotiabank Financials Summit 2012

5 sept. 2012

For Immediate Release

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Toronto, Ontario, Sept 5, 2012 – First National Financial Corporation (TSX: FN) (the “Company”) announced today that Stephen Smith, Chairman and President will be speaking on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 4:10 p.m. ET at the Scotiabank Financials Summit 2012 Conference at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Ontario. A live audio webcast and archived version of the presentation will be available on First National’s website at www.firstnational.ca.

About First National Financial Corporation First National Financial Corporation (TSX: FN) is the parent company of First National Financial LP, a Canadian-based originator, underwriter and servicer of predominantly prime residential (single-family and multi-unit) and commercial mortgages. With over $63 billion in mortgages under administration, First National is Canada’s largest non-bank originator and underwriter of mortgages and is among the top three in market share in the mortgage broker distribution channel. For more information, please visit www.firstnational.ca.

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Rob Inglis

Chief Financial Officer

First National Financial Corporation

Tel: 416-593-1100

Email: rob.inglis@firstnational.ca

Steve Wallace

Vice President Barnes Communications Inc.

Tel: 416-367-5000

Email: swallace@barnesir.com