Bruker's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Bruker Corporation (BRKR)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 31, 2012 9:00 am ET

Executives

Stacey Desrochers – Treasurer and Director, Investor Relations

Frank H. Laukien – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Charles Wagner – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Analysts

Jon Wood – Jefferies & Co.

Tim Evans – Wells Fargo Securities LLC

Dan Leonard – Leerink Swann LLC

Ross Muken – ISI Group

Peter Lawson – Mizuho Securities USA

Amanda Murphy – William Blair & Company, LLC

Tycho Peterson – JPMorgan

Daniel Arias – UBS Equities

Isaac Ro – Goldman Sachs

Jon Groberg – Macquarie Research Equities

Derik De Bruin – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen. And welcome to the Bruker Corporation Quarterly Earnings Conference Call. My name is Jodie, and I'll be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes.

I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Ms. Stacey Desrochers, Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations. Please proceed.

Stacey Desrochers

Thank you. Good morning. And welcome to Bruker Corporation’s second quarter and first half 2012 financial results conference call. With me on today’s call are Frank Laukien, Bruker’s President and Chief Executive Officer; and Charlie Wagner, Bruker's EVP and Chief Financial Officer.

Before we begin today, let me briefly cover our Safe Harbor statements. Various remarks that we may make about the company’s future expectations, plans and prospects constitute forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including those described in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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