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West Corporation Reports First Quarter 2013 Results And Declares Quarterly Dividend

2013 Guidance Update

The Company is presenting the following guidance for its expected results for 2013, which includes the impact of the IPO and the re-pricing of its senior term loan facility. This guidance assumes no acquisitions or changes in the current operating environment, no additional capital structure changes and foreign currency exchange rates used in our previous guidance.
Consolidated Revenue ($B) $2.715 -- $2.770 
Adjusted Operating Income ($M) $565 -- $595 
Operating Income ($M) $474 -- $504 
Free Cash Flow ($M) $180 -- $220 
Cash Flows from Operations ($M) $320 -- $350 
Adjusted EBITDA ($M) $705 -- $735 
EBITDA ($M) $660 -- $690 
Adjusted Net Income ($M) $220 -- $232 
Adjusted Earnings per Share - Diluted $2.87 -- $3.02 
Pro forma Adjusted Net Income ($M) $237 -- $249 
Pro Forma Adjusted EPS - Diluted $3.09 -- $3.24 
Net Income ($M) $138 -- $150 
Earnings per Share - Diluted $1.80 – $1.95 
Net Debt to pro forma Adjusted EBITDA ratio 4.50x – 4.65x

Conference Call

The Company will hold a conference call to discuss these topics on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time (10:00 AM Central Time). Investors may access the call by visiting the Financials section of the West Corporation website at and clicking on the Webcast link. A replay of the call will be available on the Company's website at

About West Corporation

West Corporation (Nasdaq:WSTC) is a leading provider of technology-driven communication services. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. West's customer contact solutions and conferencing services are designed to improve its clients' cost structure and provide reliable, high-quality services. West also provides mission-critical services, such as public safety and emergency communications.

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