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Tower Group's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Tower Group (TWGP)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

May 08, 2012 9:00 am ET

Executives

William E. Hitselberger - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President

Michael H. Lee - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

Analysts

Randy Binner - FBR Capital Markets & Co., Research Division

John Thomas

Robert Farnam - Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods, Inc., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Samya and I'll be your conference facilitator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to Tower Group's First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] It is now my pleasure to turn the floor over to your host, Bill Hitselberger, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Please go ahead, sir.

William E. Hitselberger

Thank you, Samya, and good morning, everyone. Before I turn the call over to Tower Group President and CEO, Michael Lee, I would like to remind you that some of the statements that will be presented during this call will be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigations Reform Act of 1995. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements.

For more information on the risks and other factors that may affect future performance, investors should review periodic reports that are filed by the company with the SEC from time to time. As a reminder, Michael and I will be speaking today and referencing a slide show that is available on our website, www.twrgrp.com, under the Investor section. Also, a replay of this call will be on the Tower website immediately following the call.

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