Bruker Corporation (BRKR)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
July 31, 2012 9:00 am ET
Stacey Desrochers – Treasurer and Director, Investor Relations
Frank H. Laukien – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Charles Wagner – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Jon Wood – Jefferies & Co.
Tim Evans – Wells Fargo Securities LLC
Dan Leonard – Leerink Swann LLC
Ross Muken – ISI Group
Peter Lawson – Mizuho Securities USA
Amanda Murphy – William Blair & Company, LLC
Tycho Peterson – JPMorgan
Daniel Arias – UBS Equities
Isaac Ro – Goldman Sachs
Jon Groberg – Macquarie Research Equities
Derik De Bruin – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Good day, ladies and gentlemen. And welcome to the Bruker Corporation Quarterly Earnings Conference Call. My name is Jodie, and I'll be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes.
I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Ms. Stacey Desrochers, Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations. Please proceed.
Thank you. Good morning. And welcome to Bruker Corporation’s second quarter and first half 2012 financial results conference call. With me on today’s call are Frank Laukien, Bruker’s President and Chief Executive Officer; and Charlie Wagner, Bruker's EVP and Chief Financial Officer.
Before we begin today, let me briefly cover our Safe Harbor statements. Various remarks that we may make about the company’s future expectations, plans and prospects constitute forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including those described in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.