Old Republic International Corp. (ORI)
Q2 2012 Earnings Conference Call
July 26, 2012 03:00 PM ET
Aldo C. Zucaro - Chairman and CEO
Christopher S. Nard - President and CEO of RFIG, Inc
Karl W. Mueller - SVP and CFO
Scott Eckstein – Financial Relations Board
Jim Ryan - Morningstar
Christopher Seifert - Kingston Capital
Stephen Mead – Anchor Capital Advisors
Brett Reiss - Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Scott Frost - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Old Republic International Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Call. Just a reminder, today's conference is being recorded. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. Instructions will be provided at that time for you to queue for questions. I’d like to remind everyone that this conference is being recorded.
And I’d now like to turn the conference over to Mr. Scott Eckstein with MWW Group. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you, operator. Good afternoon and thank for joining us today for Old Republic’s conference call to discuss second quarter 2012 results. This morning, we distributed a copy of the press release. If there is anyone online who did not receive a copy, you can access it at Old Republic’s website, which is www.oldrepublic.com. Please be advised that this call may involve forward-looking statements as discussed in the press release dated July 26, 2012. Risks associated with these statements can be found in the Company’s latest SEC filings.