Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
August 9, 2012 10:00 AM ET
Philip Malek – VP, IR
Dean Connor – President and CEO
Colm Freyne – EVP and CFO
Robert Manning – Chairman and CEO, Sun Life Global Investments
Wes Thompson – President, Sun Life Financial U.S.
Kevin Dougherty – President, Sun Life Financial Asia
Steve Peacher – EVP and Chief Investment Officer
Claude Accum – EVP and Chief Risk Officer, Corporate Actuarial and Risk Management
Gabriel Dechaine – Credit Suisse
Steve Theriault – Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Robert Sedran – CIBC
Michael Goldberg – Desjardins Securities
Peter Routledge – National Bank Financial
Joanne Smith – Scotia Capital
Doug Young – TD Securities
Tom MacKinnon – BMO Capital Markets
André Hardy – RBC Capital Markets
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for standing by. Welcome to Sun Life Financial’s Q2 2012 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation, we will conduct the question-and-answer session with instructions provided. (Operator Instructions) I will now turn the conference over to Phil Malek, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you, John, and good morning, everyone. Welcome to Sun Life Financial’s earnings conference call for the second quarter of 2012. Our earnings release and the slides for today’s call are available on the Investor Relations section of our website at sunlife.com.
We will begin today’s presentation with an overview of our second quarter results by Dean Connor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sun Life Financial. Following those remarks, Colm Freyne, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present the second quarter financial results. Following Colm’s presentation, Robert Manning, Chairman and CEO of MFS Investment Management will provide an update on MFS asset management business. Following the prepared remarks, we will have a question-answer session. Other members of management are also available to answer your questions on today’s call.