Mercer International Inc. ( MERC) Q3 2010 Earnings Call November 02, 2010; 10:00 am ET Executives Jimmy Lee – President and Chairman David Gandossi – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Secretary Alexandra Tramont – Financial Dynamics ( FD) Analyst Bruce Klein – Credit Suisse Bill Hoffman – RBC Capital Gary Madia - Gleacher & Company Phillip Wirtz - Odeon Capita Claire Huxtable – RBC Capital Markets Andrew Shapiro - Lawndale Capital George Berman - J.P. Turner Christopher Dechiario - ISI Capital Sven Karlen - Wells Fargo Advisors Richard Kus - Jefferies PresentationOperator
Good morning, my name is Brandie and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Mercer International third quarter 2010 Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speaker’s remarks there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) Ms. Alex Tramont of FD, you may begin your conference. Alexandra Tramont Thank you. Good morning and welcome to the Mercer International 2010 third quarter earnings conference call. Management will begin with formal remarks after which we will take your questions. Please note that in this morning’s conference call, management will make forward looking statements that were made in the press release. According to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, I would like to call your attention to the risks related to these statements, which are more fully described in the press release and with the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.