Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (ROC)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
August 01, 2012 11:00 a.m. ET
Seifi Ghasemi – Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Robert Zatta – Chief Financial Officer
Timothy McKenna – Investor Relations
Silke Kueck – JPMorgan
David Begleiter – Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
John McNulty – Credit Suisse Securities
Mike Harrison - First Analysis
Chris Shaw – Monness Crispi
Richard O'Reilly – Revere Associates
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by and welcome to the Rockwood Holdings 2012 Second Quarter Conference Call. At this time, all lines are in a listen-only mode. Later, there’ll be an opportunity for your questions and instructions will be given at that time. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.
I’ll now turn the conference over to Tim McKenna, Vice President Investor Relations. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you, Kathy. Good morning and welcome to Rockwood’s second quarter earnings Conference Call. Seifi Ghasemi, our Chairman and Chief Executive; and Bob Zatta, our Chief Financial Officer will give the formal presentation. After that, we’ll have the Q&A session. You can follow our slides on our website at www.rocksp.com.
Before the call begins, I’ll read a short statement. The conference call may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, concerning the business operations and financial conditions of Rockwood Holdings and its subsidiaries. Although Rockwood believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurance that its expectations will be realized.