This excerpt taken from the SOHU 8-K filed Feb 9, 2005.
Caroline Straathof, Senior Director Investor Relations
Thank you for joining Sohu.com to discuss our Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2004 Unaudited Financial Results. Online today are
Charles Zhang, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Carol Yu, Chief Financial Officer, Jianjun Wang, Vice-president of Search, Online Games and Technology, and Yu Gong, Vice-president of South China Sales, Focus.cn and 17173.com
Before the management presentations I would like to read you the Safe Harbor Statement in connection with todays conference call.
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this conference call are forward looking statements. These statements are based on current plans, estimates and projections, and therefore you should not place undue reliance on them. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. We caution you that a number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement.
Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, Sohus historical and possible future losses, limited operating history, uncertain regulatory landscape in the Peoples Republic of China, fluctuations in quarterly operating results, and the companys reliance on online advertising sales, mobile phone related wireless revenue and e-commerce for its revenues. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Sohus Annual Report on Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Thank you for your patience. Now, let me turn the call to Charles Zhang, Chairman of the board and CEO,