Kulicke & Soffa Industries' CEO Discusses F2Q12 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC)

F2Q12 Earnings Call

May 1, 2012 8:00 AM ET


Joseph Elgindy – IR

Bruno Guilmart – President and CEO

Jonathan Chou – SVP and CFO


Krish Sankar – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

Satya Kumar – Credit Suisse

David Duley – Steelhead

Tom Diffely – DA Davidson

David Wu – Indaba Global Research

Andy Shapic – Private Investor

Amarish Mehta – Tenor



Greetings, and welcome to the Kulicke & Soffa Fiscal Year 2012 Second Quarter Results Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.

It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Joseph Elgindy, Manager of Investor Relations for Kulicke & Soffa. Thank you, Mr. Elgindy. You may begin.

Joseph Elgindy

Thank you, Claudia. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Kulicke & Soffa’s fiscal 2012 second quarter conference call. Joining us on the call today are Bruno Guilmart, President and CEO; Jonathan Chou, Senior Vice President and CFO. Both are available for Q&A after the prepared comments. For those of you who have not received a copy of today’s results, the release is available in the Investor Relations section of our website at kns.com.

In addition to historical statements, today’s remarks will contain statements relating to future events and our future results. These statements are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Our actual results and financial condition may differ materially from what is indicated in those forward-looking statements. For a complete discussion of the risks associated with Kulicke & Soffa that could affect our future results and financial conditions, please refer to our SEC filings, particularly the 10-K for the year ended October 1, 2011 and our other recent SEC filings.

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