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Alterra Capital Holdings CEO Discusses Q3 2010 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Alterra Capital Holdings Limited. ( ALTE)

Q3 2010 Earnings Call

November 03, 2010 05:00 am ET


Susan Spivak - SVP, IR

John Berger - Vice Chairman of the Board & CEO, Reinsurance

Joe Roberts - EVP & CFO


Josh Shanker - Deutsche Bank

Jay Cohen - Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Dan Farrell - Stern Agee

Mark Dwelle - RBC Capital Markets

Jay Cohen - Bank of America Merrill Lynch



Good day ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the third quarter 2010 Alterra Capital Holdings Limited earnings conference call. My name is Brandy, and I will be your operator for today. At this time all attendees are in a listen-only mode. We will conduct a question-and-answer session towards the end of this conference. (Operator Instructions). As a reminder this conference call is being recorded for replay purposes.

I’ll turn the call over to your host for today, Ms. Susan Spivak, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations. Please proceed, ma’am.

Susan Spivak

Thank you. Good morning and welcome to Alterra's third quarter 2010 earnings conference call. Last night we issued our press release and financial supplement, both of which are available on our website

Joining us for today’s call will be Marty Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer; John Berger, Vice Chairman and CEO of Reinsurance Operations; and Joe Roberts, Chief Financial Officer. Following the prepared remarks, we’ll open it up to questions and answers.

Before proceeding with the discussion Alterra reminds you that this call may include forward looking statements that reflect its current views with respect to future events and financial performance. Statements that include words such as expect, intend, plan, believe, project, anticipate, will, may and similar statements of a forward-looking nature identify forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements address matters that involve risks and uncertainties. Accordingly, there are or will be important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in such statements, and you should not place undue reliance on any such statements. Any forward-looking statements made in this call are qualified by these cautionary statements and there can be no assurance that the actual results or developments anticipated by Alterra will be realized or even substantially realized that they will have the expected consequences or effect on Alterra or its businesses or operations.

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