American Tower Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

American Tower (AMT)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 01, 2012 8:30 am ET

Executives

Leah Stearns

Thomas A. Bartlett - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer

James D. Taiclet - Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

Analysts

Batya Levi - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Simon Flannery - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Sandeep Gupta - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Jason Armstrong - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Jonathan Atkin - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

George D. Auerbach - ISI Group Inc., Research Division

Kevin Smithen - Macquarie Research

Lukas Hartwich - Green Street Advisors, Inc., Research Division

Michael Rollins - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Richard H. Prentiss - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Summer, and I'll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the American Tower's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the call over to Leah Stearns, Director of Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

Leah Stearns

Thank you, Summer. Good morning, and thank you for joining American Tower's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. We have posted a presentation which we will refer to throughout our prepared remarks under the Investors tab on our website, www.americantower.com.

Our agenda for this morning's call will be as follows: First, I will provide a brief overview of our second quarter and year-to-date results; then Tom Bartlett, our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will review our financial and operating performance for the quarter, as well as our updated outlook for 2012; and finally, Jim Taiclet, our Chairman, President and CEO, will provide closing remarks. After these comments, we will open up the call for your questions.

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