Covanta Holding's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA)

Q1 2012 Earnings Conference Call

April 19, 2012 8:30 AM ET

Executives

Anthony Orlando - President and CEO

Sanjiv Khattri - CFO

Tom Bucks - CAO

Brad Helgelson - Treasurer

Alan Katz - VP of IR

Analysts

Carter Shoop - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc

Gregg Orrill - Barclays Capital Increase

Al Kaschalk - Wedbush Securities

Benjamin Kallo - Robert W. Baird & Co

Daniel Mannes - Avondale Partners, LLC

Scott Levine - JPMorgan Chase & Co

Michael Hoffman - Wunderlich Securities, Inc

JinMing Liu - Ardour Capital Investments, LLC

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the Covanta Holding Corporation’s First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast. This call is being taped and a replay will be available to listen to later this morning. The playback number is 855-859-2056 or 800-585-8367 for callers in the U.S. and 404-537-3406 for those of you calling from outside of the country. The replay pass code is 68607350. The webcast will be archived on www.covantaenergy.com. And can be replayed or downloaded as an MP3 file.

At this time, for opening remarks and introductions, I’d like to turn the call over to Alan Katz, Covanta’s Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

Alan Katz

Thank you, Therese, and good morning. Welcome to Covanta’s first quarter 2012 conference call. It’s great to speak with all of you again. IR has had a busy quarter. In addition to our normal activities here in the U.S., we did a lengthy trip to Europe this past quarter. The feedback on the Covanta story and Management’s focus on shareholder friendly actions was very well received on both sides of the pond.

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