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First American Financial's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

First American Financial Corporation (FAF)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 26, 2012 11:00 AM ET

Executives

Craig Barberio – Director, IR

Dennis Gilmore – CEO

Max Valdes – EVP and CFO

Mark Seaton – SVP, Finance

Analysts

Mark Devries – Barclays

Jim Ryan – Morningstar

John Campbell – Stephens

Lee Kaplan – Kestrel Investment

Bose George – KBW

Geoffrey Dunn – Dowling & Partners

Presentation

Operator

Welcome, and thank you for standing by. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode until the question and answer session of today’s call. (Operator Instructions) A copy of today’s press release is available on First American’s website at www.firstam.com/investor. Please note that the call is being recorded and will be available for replay from the company’s Investor website and for a short time by dialing 203-369-1533.

We will now turn the call over to Craig Barberio, Director of Investor Relations, to make an introductory statement.

Craig Barberio

Good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining us for our second quarter 2012 earnings conference call. Joining us on today’s call will be our Chief Executive Officer, Dennis Gilmore; Max Valdes, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Mark Seaton, Senior Vice President of Finance.

At this time, we’d like to remind listeners that management’s commentary and responses to your questions may contain forward-looking statements, such as those described on page four of today’s news release and other statements that do not relate strictly to historical or current fact. The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and the company does not undertake to update forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date the forward-looking statements are made.

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