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Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co.Q2 2010 Earnings Call Transcript

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (FMS)

Q2 2010 Earnings Call

August 3, 2010 09:30 am ET

Executives

Oliver Maier - SVP, Head - IR

Ben Lipps - Chairman and CEO

Mike Brosnan - CFO

Analysts

Kevin Ellich - RBC Capital Markets

Andreas Dirnagl - Stevens Incorporated

Tom Jones - Berenberg Bank

Lisa Clive - Sanford Bernstein

Michael Jungling - Morgan Stanley

Ilan Chaitowitz - Redburn Partners

Stephan Gasteyger - Jefferies

Martin Wales - UBS

Ann Wireheim - Invesco

Justin Lake - UBS

Martin Whitbread - Credit Suisse

Rosanna Burcheri - FrontPoint Partners

Presentation

Oliver Maier

Good afternoon and good morning everybody. I would like to welcome you to our second quarter and first-half year results conference call. I am joined today by Ben Lipps our Chairman and CEO. Ben would address our strategic priorities and give us a general business update and our Chief Financial Officer; Mike Brosnan who will then discusses our second quarter and first-half results in greater detail and addresses our growth outlook for the full-year.

We will use slides for the presentations today which has been posted on our website and link will sent to you separately by e-mail. I would like to remind you that our comments today will be gathering to our Safe Harbor statement. So the course of our presentation today we make certain forward-looking statements and actual results could vary materially. We will use non-GAAP financial measures to help you to understand our underlying business performance although the GAAP reconciliations are provided in our investor news.

So with that actually I would like to turn the call over to Ben. Ben, it’s yours.

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