Ansys Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Ansys (ANSS)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 02, 2012 10:30 am ET

Executives

James E. Cashman - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

Maria T. Shields - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Vice President of Finance & Administration

Analysts

Perry Huang - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Sterling P. Auty - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Richard H. Davis - Canaccord Genuity, Research Division

Ross MacMillan - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Steven M. Ashley - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Jay Vleeschhouwer - Griffin Securities, Inc., Research Division

Blair Abernethy - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division

Jason Rogers

Daniel T. Cummins - ThinkEquity LLC, Research Division

Steven R. Koenig - Wedbush Securities Inc., Research Division

Steven R. Koenig - Longbow Research LLC

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, and welcome to the ANSYS 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Please note this event is being recorded.

I would now like to turn the conference over to Jim Cashman. Please go ahead.

James E. Cashman

Okay, thanks, Amy. Good morning, and thanks, everyone, for joining us discussing our 2012 second quarter financial results. So again, consistent with our normal protocol, all of the general information and key topics relative to both Q2 and the first half of 2012 business results, they're included in our earnings release and in some prepared remarks that we posted on the homepage of our Investor Relations website this morning.

So, but as always, before we get started, I'll introduce Maria Shields, our CFO, for our Safe Harbor Statement. So Maria?

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