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VimpelCom CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

VimpelCom (VIP)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

March 13, 2012 09:00 AM ET

Executives

Alex Tramont - IR

Jo Lunder - CEO

Henk van Dalen - CFO

Analyst

JP Davids -Barclays Capital

Jean Lemardeley - JPMorgan

Alex Kazbegi - Renaissance Capital

Cesar Tiron - Morgan Stanley

Herve Drouet - HSBC

Alex Balakhnin - Goldman Sachs

Victor Klimovich - VTB Capital

Dalibor Vavruska - Citi Group

Tibor Bokor - ING Bank

Presentation

Operator

Good day Ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the VimpelCom Fourth Quarter 2011 Investor and Analyst Call. (Operator Instructions). I would now like to turn your call over to your host for today, Ms. Alex Tramont of FTI Consulting. Ma'am you may begin.

Alex Tramont

Thank you. Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen and good morning to those of you connecting from the U.S. and welcome to VimpelCom’s Conference Call to discuss the Company’s fourth quarter 2011 financial and operating results. Before getting started I would like to remind everyone that forward-looking statements made on this conference call involves certain risks and uncertainties. These statements relate in part to one the Company’s plans to maintain profitable growth in its business units, two, the company’s expected future debt position and our refinancing plans and three the company’s financial performance objectives.

Certain factors may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements, including the risk detailed in one, the company’s release announcing fourth quarter 2011 financial and operating results in the related presentation. Two the company’s annual report on Form 20F for the year ended December 31, 2011. And three other public filings made by the company with the SEC each of which are posted on the company’s website at www.vimpelcom.com and on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.

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