Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR)
Q2 2012 Results Earnings Call
July 27, 2012 9:00 AM ET
Jon Levenson – Executive Vice President
Ed Noonan – Chairman and CEO
Jeff Consolino – President and CFO
Amit Kumar – Macquarie
Matt Carletti – JMP Securities
Michael Nannizzi - Goldman Sachs
Jay Cohen – Bank of America-Merrill Lynch
Ryan Byrnes – Langen McAlenney
Josh Shanker – Deutsche Bank
Ian Gutterman – Adage Capital
Good day, ladies and gentlemen. And welcome to the Q2 2012 Validus Holdings Limited Earnings Conference Call. My name is Bhupendra, and I will be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode. We will conduct a question-and-answer session towards the end of the conference. (Operator Instructions)
As a reminder, this call is being recorded for replay purposes. I would like to turn the call over to Mr. Jon Levenson, Executive Vice President. Please proceed.
Thank you. Good morning. And welcome to the Validus Holdings conference call for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. After the market closed yesterday, we issued an earnings press release and financial supplement, which are available on our website located at validusholdings.com. Today’s call is being simultaneously webcast and will be available for replay until August 10, 2012. Details are provided on our website.
Leading today’s call are Validus’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ed Noonan; and Validus’ President and Chief Financial Officer, Jeff Consolino.
Before begin, I would like to remind you that certain comments made during this call may be deemed forward-looking statements as defined within U.S. federal securities laws. These statements address matters that involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the company’s control.