Brown & Brown Insurance (
Q2 2011 Earnings Call Transcript
July 19, 2011, 8:30 am ET
Powell Brown - President, CEO
Cory Walker - SVP, CFO
Keith Walsh - Citi
Mark Hughes - SunTrust
Mike Grasher - Piper Jaffray
Matthew Heimermann - JPMorgan
Brett Huff - Stephens Incorporated
Meyer Shields - Stifel Nicolaus
Adam Klauber - William Blair
John Fox - Fenimore Asset Management
Dan Farrell - Sterne Agee
Good morning and welcome to the Brown & Brown Incorporated earnings conference call. Today's conference is being recorded. Please note that certain information discussed during this call including answers given in response to your questions may relate to future results and events or otherwise be forward looking in nature and reflect our current views with respect to future events including financial performance.
Such statements are intended to fall within the Safe Harbor provisions of the Securities laws. Actual results or events in the future are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties and may differ materially from those currently anticipated or desired or referenced in any forward-looking statements made.
As a result, a number of factors including those risks and uncertainties that have been or will be identified from time to time in the company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Additional discussion of these and other factors affecting the company's business and prospects are contained in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. With that said, I would now like to turn the conference over to Mr. Powell Brown, our President and Chief Executive Officer.