AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (AB)
Q4 2011 Earnings Conference Call
February 10, 2012 8:00 AM ET
Andrea Prochniak – Director, IR
Peter Kraus – Chairman and CEO
Ed Farrell – Controller and Interim CFO
Jim Gingrich – COO
Michael Kim – Sandler O’Neill
Bill Katz – Citigroup
Matthew Kelly – Morgan Stanley
Cynthia Mayer – Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Alex Blostein – Goldman Sachs
Chris Spahr – CLSA
Robert Lee – KBW
Thank you for standing by, and welcome to the AllianceBernstein fourth quarter 2011 earnings review.
At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. After the remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session, and I will give you instructions on how to ask questions at that time. As a reminder, this conference is being recorded and will be replayed for one week.
I would now like to turn the conference over to the host for this call, the Director of Investor Relations for AllianceBernstein, Ms. Andrea Prochniak. Please go ahead.
Thank you, Christie. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to our fourth quarter 2011 earnings review. As a reminder, this conference call is being webcast and accompanied by a slide presentation that can be found in the Investor Relations section of our website.
Our Chairman and CEO, Peter Kraus; and our Controller and Interim CFO, Ed Farrell, will present our financial results today. Our new Chief Operating Officer, Jim Gingrich, is with us as well. He’ll participate in the question-and-answer portion of this call.