Mechel's Management Discusses Q2 2011 (1H 2011) Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Mechel OAO (MTL)

Q2 2011 (1H 2011) Earnings Call

October 11, 2011 10:00 am ET

Executives

Oleg Korzhov - Acting CEO & SVP for Economics & Management

Stanislav Ploschenko - CFO

Analysts

Dmitry Smolin - URALSIB Capital

Dan Yakub - Citi

Andrey Lobazov - Alfa-Bank

Sergei Donskoi - Société Générale

Efat Pellier - Merrill Lynch

George Buzhenitsa - Deutsche Bank

Vadim Kotikov - URALSIB

Vasily Kuligin - Renaissance Capital

Presentation

Unidentified Company Representative

Thank you and good day everyone. I would like to welcome you to Mechel’s conference call to discuss our First Half 2011 Results which were reported today.

With us from management today are Mr. Oleg Korzhov, Mechel’s Acting CEO, and Mr. Stanislav Ploschenko, Mechel’s CFO. After management has made their formal remarks we will take your questions to the presentation team.

Please note that during this call management will make forward-looking statements, some of which may have been made in the press release. Some of the information on this conference call may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of Mechel as defined in the Safe Harbor Provisions of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. We wish to caution you that these statements are only predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially. We do not intend to update these statements.

We refer to the documents Mechel files from time-to-time with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission which contain and identify important factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those contained in our projections or forward-looking statements.

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