PartnerRe Ltd. (
Q3 2011 Earnings Conference Call
November 1, 2011 10:00 AM ET
Costas Miranthis – President and CEO
Robin Sidders – Director, IR
William Babcock – Executive Vice President and CFO
Jay Gelb – Barclays Capital
Mike Salinsky – Credit Suisse
Cliff Gallant – KBW
Joshua Shanker – Deutsche Bank
Gregory Locraft – Morgan Stanley
Matthew Heimermann – JP Morgan
Jay Cohen – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Vinay Misquith – Evercore Partners
Brian Meredith – UBS
Amit Kumar – Macquarie
Ian Gutterman – Adage Capital
(Operator instructions) If you haven't received a copy of the press release, it is posted on the company's website at www.partnerre.com, or you can call (212) 687-8080 and one will be faxed to you right away. I'll now hand the conference over to Robin Sidders, Director of Investor Relations at PartnerRe, who will begin the call.
Good morning, and welcome to PartnerRe's third quarter and nine months 2011 results conference call and web cast. As a reminder, our third quarter financial supplement can be found on our website in the Investor Relations section by clicking on Supplementary Financial Data on the Financial Reports page.
On today's call are Costas Miranthis, President and CEO of PartnerRe; and Bill Babcock, Executive Vice President and CFO of PartnerRe. Costas will start with an overview of the quarter and year-to-date and then hand over to Bill, who will provide more details on the results. Costas will come back at the end to provide additional commentary on the market, and then we'll open the call up for question-and-answer session. I'll begin with the Safe Harbor statement.