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August 9, 2012, 10:00 a.m. ET
Arthur H. Penn – Founder, CEO, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Aviv Efrat – CFO, Treasurer
Troy Ward – Stifel Nicolaus
Mickey M. Schleien – Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc.
Justin Baker – Sidoti & Co.
Richard Shane – JP Morgan
Arren Cyganovich – Evercore Partners
Jason Freuchtel – Suntrust
John Heck - Stevens
Good morning, and welcome to today’s PennantPark Investment Corporation third quarter, fiscal quarter 2012 earnings conference call. Today’s call is being recorded. At this time, all participants have been placed in a listen-only mode. The call will be opened for a question-and-answer session following the speakers’ remarks. (Operator Instructions).
It is now my please to turn the conference over to Mr. Art Penn, Chairman and Chief Executive Office of PennantPark Investment Corporation. Mr. Penn, you may begin.
Thank you, and good morning, everyone. I’d like to welcome you to our third fiscal quarter 2012 earnings conference call. I’m joined today by Aviv Efrat, our Chief Financial Officer. Aviv, please start off by disclosing some general conference call information and included discussion about forward-looking statements.
Thank you, Art. I’d like to remind everyone that today’s call is being recorded. Please note that this call is the property of PennantPark Investment Corporation and that any unauthorized broadcast of this call in any form is strictly prohibited. Also, a replay of the call will be available by using the telephone numbers and PIN provided in our earnings press release.