CNO Financial Group, Inc. (CNO)
Comprehensive Recapitalization Overview Conference Call
September 05, 2012 11:00 am ET
Erik Helding – Senior Vice President, Treasury & Investor Relations
Edward J. Bonach – Chief Executive Officer
Frederick J. Crawford – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Randy Binner – FBR Capital Markets
Christopher A. Giovanni – Goldman Sachs & Co.
Paul Sarran – Evercore Partners
Sean Robert Dargan – Macquarie Capital
Good morning, my name is Ashley, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time I would like to welcome everyone to the Comprehensive Recapitalization Overview Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After speakers remarks there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions). Thank you, Mr. Erik Helding you may begin.
Thank you. Good morning and thank you for joining us on CNO Financial Group’s Recapitalization Overview Conference Call. Today’s presentation will include remarks from Ed Bonach, Chief Executive Officer and Fred Crawford, Chief Financial Officer. Following the presentation we will have a question-and-answer period.
During this conference call, we’ll be referring to information contained in yesterday’s press release, you can obtain the release by visiting the media section of our website at www.cnoinc.com. This morning’s presentation is also available on the investor section of our website and was filed in a Form 8-K this morning. Let me remind you that any forward-looking statements we make today are subject to a number of factors, which may cause actual results to be materially different than those contemplated by the forward-looking statements.