Medical Properties Trust's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 9, 2012 11:00 AM ET

Executives

Charles Lambert – Managing Director

Ed Aldag – Chairman, President and CEO

Steve Hamner – EVP and CFO

Analysts

Tayo Okusanya – Jefferies

Dan Bernstein – Stifel Nicolaus

Karin Ford – KeyBanc Capital Markets

Todd Stender – Wells Fargo

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Second Quarter 2012 Medical Properties Trust Earnings Conference Call. My name is Erica and I’ll be your coordinator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. We will be facilitating a question-and-answer session towards the end of this conference. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes.

I would now like to turn the presentation over to your host for today’s call, Mr. Charles Lambert, Managing Director. Please proceed.

Charles Lambert

Good morning. Welcome to Medical Properties Trust conference call to discuss our second quarter 2012 financial results. With me today are Edward Aldag, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company; and Steven Hamner, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Our press release was distributed this morning and furnished on Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. If you did not receive a copy, it is available on our website at www.medicalpropertiestrust.com in the Investor Relations section. Additionally, we’re hosting a live webcast of today’s call, which you can access in that same section.

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