East West Bancorp Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

East West Bancorp (EWBC)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 19, 2012 11:30 am ET

Executives

Kelly Adams

Dominic Ng - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Member of Executive Committee, Chairman of East West Bank and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank

Julia S. Gouw - Vice Chairman, President, Chief Operating Officer, Member of Executive Committee, Vice Chairman of East West Bank, President of East West Bank and Chief Operating Officer of East West Bank

Irene H. Oh - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Bank and Executive Vice President of the Bank

Analysts

David Rochester - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Joe Morford - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Aaron James Deer - Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P., Research Division

Lana Chan - BMO Capital Markets U.S.

Jennifer H. Demba - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division

Julianna Balicka - Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods, Inc., Research Division

Herman Chan - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Gary P. Tenner - D.A. Davidson & Co., Research Division

Brett D. Rabatin - Sterne Agee & Leach Inc., Research Division

Michael Turner - Compass Point Research & Trading, LLC, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, and welcome to the East West Bancorp Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Please note, this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Kelly Adams, Senior Vice President. Please go ahead.

Kelly Adams

Thank you. Good morning, and thank you for joining us to review the financial results of East West Bancorp for the second quarter of 2012. Here to review the results are Dominic Ng, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Julia Gouw, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Irene Oh, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. We will then open the call to questions.

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