AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (AXS)
Q1 2012 Earnings Call
April 27, 2012 8:00 am ET
Linda Ventresca – Investor Relations
John R. Charman – President and Chief Executive Officer
Albert A. Benchimol – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Vinay Misquith – Evercore Partners
Joshua Shanker – Deutsche Bank Securities
Brian Meredith – UBS
Jay Cohen – Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Cliff Gallant – Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
Meyer Shields – Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc.
Gregory Locraft – Morgan Stanley
Good day, and welcome to the Q1 2012 AXIS Capital Earnings Conference Call and Wescast. All participants will be in listen-only mode. (Operator instructions) Please note this event is being recorded.
I would now like to turn the conference over to Ms. Linda Ventresca, Investor Relations. Ms. Ventresca, the floor is yours ma’am.
Thank you, Mike and good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I am happy to welcome you to our conference call to discuss the financial results for AXIS Capital for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Our earnings press release and financial supplement were issued yesterday evening after the market closed. If you would like copies, please visit the Investor Information section of our website www.axiscapital.com.
We set aside an hour for today’s call, which is also available as an audio webcast through the Investor Information section of our website. A replay of the teleconference will be available by dialing 877-344-7529 in the U.S. The international number is 412-317-0088. The conference code for both replay dial-in numbers is 10012316.