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AllianceBernstein Holding CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Stocks in this article: AB

AllianceBernstein Holding (AB)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

May 2, 2012 8:00 am ET

Executives

Andrea Prochniak - Director, IR

Peter Kraus - Chairman and CEO

Ed Farrell - Controller and Interim CFO

Jim Gingrich - Chief Operating Officer

Analyst

Michael Kim - Sandler O'Neill

Steve Fullerton - Citigroup

Chris Spahr - CLSA

Cynthia Mayer - Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Marc Irizarry - Goldman Sachs

Michael Kim - Sandler O'Neill

Presentation

Operator

Welcome to the AllianceBernstein first quarter 2012 earnings review. (Operator Instructions)

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.

Andrea Prochniak

Thank you. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to our first quarter 2012 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 and will participate in the question-and-answer portion of this call.

Now I' like to point out the cautions regarding forward-looking statements on Slide 2 of our presentation. Some of the information we present today is forward-looking and subject to certain SEC rules and regulations regarding disclosure. You can also find our cautions regarding forward-looking statements in the MD&A of our 2011 Form 10-K in an our first quarter 2012 Form 10-Q which we filed this morning.

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