Brown & Brown Insurance (
Q3 2011 Earnings Call
October 18, 2011 9:00 am ET
Powell Brown – President, Chief Executive Officer
Cory Walker – Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Keith Walsh – Citi
Mark Hughes – SunTrust
Sarah Dewitt – Barclays Capital
Mike Grasher – Piper Jaffray
Matthew Heimermann – JP Morgan
Brett Huff – Stevens Inc.
Raymond Iardella – Macquarie
Ken Billingsley – BGB Securities
Adam Klauber – William Blair
Meyer Shields – Stifel Nicolaus
Ron Bobman – Capital Returns
Good morning and welcome to the Brown & Brown Inc. Earnings conference call. Today’s call 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 security 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 of a number of factors, including those risks and uncertainties that have been or will be identified from time to time in the Company reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Additional discussions 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 will now turn the call over to Mr. Powell Brown, our President and Chief Executive Officer. Please proceed, sir.