Vistaprint N.V.’s CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha

Vistaprint N.V.’s CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha
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Executives

Meredith Mendola – VP of Corporate Communications

Ernst Teunissen – Chief Financial officer, Executive Vice President and Director of Management Board

Robert Keane – Founder, Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer and President

Vistaprint N.V. (VPRT) Q4 2011 Earnings Call July 28, 2011 4:20 PM ET

Meredith Mendola

Welcome to the Vistaprint Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 Earnings Presentation. This is Meredith Mendola, Vice President of Investor Relations. With us today are Robert Keane, our President and Chief Executive Officer; and Ernst Teunissen, our Chief Financial Officer.

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Investment Focus: Standard Life Global Absolute Return Strategies
News from Fair Investment Company:

Volatile markets have been an overriding investment theme in recent years, putting absolute return funds in the spotlight. We asked Tam McVie, investment director, absolute return funds at Standard Life Investments for an insight into the company’s Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund.

1. How would you sum up the approach of an absolute return product like the Global Absolute Return Strategies (GARS) Fund?

The Fund aims to deliver a return similar to the long term return historically achieved from investing in equities whilst delivering it with significantly less volatility. This equates to a performance target of exceeding its cash benchmark by 5% per annum (before the effect of fees) with a half to a third of the volatility of equities.

In essence the Fund is focused on generating asymmetric returns, i.e. more returns on the upside compared to the downside.

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