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State Auto Financial's CEO Discusses Q2 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

State Auto Financial ( STFC)

Q2 2011 Earnings Call

August 2, 2011 10:00 AM ET

Executives

Steven English – VP and CFO

Bob Restrepo – President, Chairman and CEO

Matt Mrozek – VP and Chief Actuarial Officer

Analysts

Paul Newsome

Matt Rohrmann

Larry Greenburg

Presentation

Operator

Welcome and thank you all for standing by. At this time, I would like to remind parties today’s call is being recorded. If you have any objections, you may disconnect at this time. All parties are in a listen-only mode until the question and answer session, at which time you may press star one to ask a question. At this time, I will turn the meeting over to President, Chairman and CEO, Bob Restrepo and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Steve English. Thank you. You may begin.

Steven English

Thank you Rose. Good morning and welcome to our second quarter 2011 earnings conference call. Today, I’m joined by members of SFTC’s senior management team, our Chairman, President and CEO Bob Restrepo, Chief Investment Officer, Jim Duemey and our Chief Actuarial Officer, Matt Mrozek.

Today’s call will include prepared remarks by our CEO, Bob Restrepo and me, after which, we will open the lines for questions. Please note our comments today may include forward-looking statements, which by their nature, involve a number of risk factors and uncertainties which may affect future financial performance. Such risk factors may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in our projections or forward-looking statements. These types of factors are discussed at the end of our press release as well as in our annual and quarterly filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission to which I refer you.

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