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Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. CEO Discusses Q1 2010 Earnings Call Transcript

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE)

Q1 2011 Earnings Call Transcript

April 27, 2011 9:00 p.m. ET

Executives

John Shave, VP of Business Development and Corporate Communications

Peter Boni - President and CEO

Steve Zarrilli - SVP and CFO

Analysts

Greg Mason - Stifel Nicolaus

Matt Dolan - ROTH Capital Partners

Presentation

Operator

Good day ladies and gentlemen and welcome to Safeguard Scientifics’ first quarter 2011 results conference call. At this time all participants are in a listen only mode. Later we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will be given at that time. (Operator Instruction).

I would now like to introduce Mr. John Shave, Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Communications. You may begin.

John Shave

Good morning and thank you for joining us for our first quarter financial results conference call and update. Joining me on today’s call are Peter Boni, Safeguard’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and Steve Zarrilli, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

During today’s call Peter will review highlights first quarter 2011 highlights and other developments. Then Steve will discuss Safeguards’ financial results and strategies. After that we’ll open the line for your questions.

Before we begin I must remind you that today’s presentation includes forward-looking statements. Reliance on forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties, including future performance of our partner companies, the risks of acquisition or disposition of interests in our partner companies, capital spending by customers, regulatory and economic conditions generally, as well as the development of the life sciences and technology markets and other uncertainties that are described in our SEC filings.

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