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Medical Properties Trust's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

January 31, 2012 4:30 p.m. ET

Executives

Edward K. Aldag, Jr. – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

R. Steven Hamner – Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Emmett E. McLean – Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Charles Lambert – Finance Director

Rosa Hooper – Director of Underwriting and Asset Management

Thomas W. Schultz – Director of Healthcare Policy

Presentation

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Fourth Quarter 2011 Medical Properties Trust Earnings Conference Call. My name is [Carez], and I will be your coordinator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode and will remain muted for the duration of the call. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this call is being recorded for replay purposes.

And I would now like to hand the call over to your host for the day Mr. Charles Lambert, Director of Finance. Please proceed sir.

Charles Lambert

Thank you. Good afternoon and welcome to the Medical Properties Trust conference call to discuss our fourth quarter 2011 financial results. With me today are Edward K. Aldag, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO of the company; and Steven Hamner, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Our press release was distributed this afternoon will be furnished on Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. If you did not receive a copy, it is available on our website at www.medicalpropertiestrust.com in the Investor Relations section. Additionally, we’re hosting a live webcast of today’s call, which you can access in that same section.

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