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July 20, 2011 5:00 PM ET
Lasse Glassen – SVP, Financial Relations Board
Li Yu – Chairman, President and CEO
Edward Czajka – SVP and CFO
Aaron Deer – Sandler O’Neill & Partners
Joe Gladue – B. Riley & Company
Julianna Balicka – KBW
Joe Stieven – Stieven Capital Advisors
Good day ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Preferred Bank 2011 Second Quarter Conference Call. During today’s presentation all parties will be in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation the conference will be opened for questions. (Operator Instructions). This conference is being recorded today Wednesday July 20, 2011.
I would now like to turn the conference over to Lasse Glassen, Senior Vice President of Financial Relations Board. Please go ahead sir.
Thank you, good day everyone. And thanks for joining us to discuss Preferred Bank’s preliminary results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. With us today from management are Mr. Li Yu, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer; Ed Czajka, Chief Financial Officer; and Louie Couto, Executive Vice President.
Management will provide a brief summary of the quarter, and then we’ll open the call up to your questions. During the course of this conference call, statements made by management may include forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Such forward-looking statements are based upon specific assumptions that may or may not prove correct. Forward-looking statements are also subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors relating to Preferred Bank’s operations and business environment, all of which are difficult to predict, and many of which are beyond the control of Preferred Bank.