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TheStreet Open House

Medical Properties Trust's CEO Presents At Bank Of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference (Transcript)

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference Call

May 16, 2012 4:40 pm ET

Executives

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

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

Analysts

Armando Lopez – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

Presentation

Armando Lopez – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

I am Armando Lopez; I am with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. And it’s my pleasure today to introduce Medical Properties Trust. Today, for Medical Properties Trust we have Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ed Aldag. With him today, we also have the companies Chief Financial Officer, Steve Hamner, and the Finance Director and Head of Investor Relations, Charles Lambert.

Before I turn the floor over to Ed, I would like to provide a brief background Ed has served as Chairman and President and Chief Executive Officer of Medical Properties Trust since it was founded in August of 2003, prior to that he spent 15 years at Guilford Capital Corporation and Guilford Medical Properties. Mr. Aldag, was the President and a member of the Board of Directors of Guilford Capital from 1990 to 2001, serving as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. He also served as President and a member of the Board of Directors of Guilford Medical Properties from its inception until selling his interest in the company in 2001. He received a Bachelors Degree in Commerce and Business from the University of Alabama and it’s my pleasure to welcome Mr. Ed Aldag. Ed?

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