Mechel OAO (MTL)
Q2 2011 (1H 2011) Earnings Call
October 11, 2011 10:00 am ET
Oleg Korzhov - Acting CEO & SVP for Economics & Management
Stanislav Ploschenko - CFO
Dmitry Smolin - URALSIB Capital
Dan Yakub - Citi
Andrey Lobazov - Alfa-Bank
Sergei Donskoi - Société Générale
Efat Pellier - Merrill Lynch
George Buzhenitsa - Deutsche Bank
Vadim Kotikov - URALSIB
Vasily Kuligin - Renaissance Capital
Unidentified Company Representative
Thank you and good day everyone. I would like to welcome you to Mechel’s conference call to discuss our First Half 2011 Results which were reported today.
With us from management today are Mr. Oleg Korzhov, Mechel’s Acting CEO, and Mr. Stanislav Ploschenko, Mechel’s CFO. After management has made their formal remarks we will take your questions to the presentation team.
Please note that during this call management will make forward-looking statements, some of which may have been made in the press release. Some of the information on this conference call may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of Mechel as defined in the Safe Harbor Provisions of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. We wish to caution you that these statements are only predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially. We do not intend to update these statements.
We refer to the documents Mechel files from time-to-time with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission which contain and identify important factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those contained in our projections or forward-looking statements.