Today you will hear from Mr. Michael Chi, our Chairman and CEO, who will give us a brief update on our business. Mr. Kelvin Lau, our CFO, will then provide an overview of the quarter. Ms. Vivien Wang, our Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, will then take us through some of our latest operational developments. And then she will pass the call back to Mr. Lau to go through our financial performance in the first quarter 2012. Following the prepared remarks, Mr. Chi, Mr. Lau and Ms. Wang would be available to answer your questions.
Before we continue, please note that the discussion today will contain forward-looking statements made under the Safe Harbor Provisions of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from our current expectations. Potential risks and uncertainties include but not limited to those outlined in our public filings with the SEC, including our annual report on Form 20-F.
For more information about these risks and uncertainties, please refer to our filings with the SEC. Perfect World does not undertake any obligations to update any forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable law.
Our earnings release and this call include discussions of certain non-GAAP financial measures. Our earnings release contains a reconciliation of the non-GAAP measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures and is available on our website at www.pwrd.com under the Investor Relations section.I would now like to turn the call over to Michael.Michael ChiThank you, Joanne. Thank you all for joining our call today.Our first quarter results came within our expectations, although we slowed some of our promotional activities during the quarter. And we are pleased to see some of existing games, including our popular titles, Perfect World II and Forsaken World, continued to deliver solid performance.
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
- Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV