Net income attributable to Oaktree Capital Group, LLC was $24.7 million for the second quarter of 2012. The comparable amount in the second quarter of 2011 was a net loss of $20.4 million, which included significant non-cash compensation expense stemming from the vesting of units held by our employees at the time of our private equity offering in May 2007. The vesting period for that equity ended on January 2, 2012.
Capital and Liquidity
As of June 30, 2012, we had an available cash balance of $279.3 million, or $655.5 million when including investments in U.S. Treasury and government agency securities, and $626.4 million in outstanding debt or borrowings. We have no borrowings outstanding against our $250 million revolving credit facility.Distribution Oaktree Capital Group, LLC has declared a distribution of $0.79 per Class A unit. This distribution, which is related to the second quarter of 2012, will be paid on August 21, 2012 to Class A unitholders of record at the close of business on August 17, 2012. Conference Call Oaktree will host a conference call to discuss second quarter 2012 results today at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time / 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time. The conference call may be accessed by dialing (888) 769-9724 (U.S. callers) or +1 (415) 228-4639 (non-U.S. callers), participant password OAKTREE. Alternatively, a live webcast of the conference call can be accessed through the Unitholders – Investor Relations section of the Oaktree website, http://ir.oaktreecapital.com/. For those individuals unable to listen to the live broadcast of the conference call, a replay will be available for 30 days on Oaktree’s website, or by dialing (800) 294-9511 (U.S. callers) or +1 (203) 369-3236 (non-U.S. callers), beginning approximately one hour after the broadcast. About Oaktree Oaktree is a leading global investment management firm focused on alternative markets, with $78.7 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2012. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt (including high yield debt and senior loans), control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm has over 675 employees and offices in 13 cities worldwide. For additional information, please visit Oaktree’s website at www.oaktreecapital.com. Forward-Looking Statements This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, or the Securities Act, and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, each as amended, which reflect the current views of Oaktree Capital Group, LLC (“OCG”) , with respect to, among other things, its future results of operations and financial performance. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by words such as “anticipate,” “approximately,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “outlook,” “plan,” “potential,” “predict,” “seek,” “should,” “will” and “would” or the negative version of these words or other comparable or similar words. These statements identify prospective information. Important factors could cause actual results to differ, possibly materially, from those indicated in these statements. Forward-looking statements are based on OCG’s beliefs, assumptions and expectations of its future performance, taking into account all information currently available to OCG. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties and assumptions relating to OCG’s operations, financial results, financial condition, business prospects, growth strategy and liquidity, including, but not limited to, changes in our anticipated revenue and income, which are inherently volatile; changes in the value of our investments; the pace of our raising of new funds and liquidation of our old funds; changes in our operating or other expenses; the degree to which we encounter competition, and general economic and market conditions. The factors listed in the section captioned “Risk Factors” in OCG’s prospectus dated April 11, 2012 which was filed with the SEC on April 12, 2012 in accordance with Rule 424(b) of the Securities Act and is accessible on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov, provide examples of risks, uncertainties and events that may cause OCG’s actual results to differ materially from the expectations described in its forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date the statements are made. Except as required by law, OCG does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.