Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. (PTP) Q2 2010 Earnings Call Transcript July 21, 2010 8:00 am ET ExecutivesMichael Price – President and CEO Allan Decleir – EVP and CFO Neal Schmidt – EVP and Chief Actuary Analysts Dean Evans – KBW Larry Greenberg – Langen McAlenney Matthew Heimermann – J.P. Morgan Jay Cohen – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Ian Gutterman – Adage Capital Ron Bobman – Capital Returns DeForest Hinman – Walthausen & Company PresentationOperator
Good morning, and welcome to Platinum Underwriters second quarter 2010 earnings conference call and webcast. The company's earnings press release and financial supplement can be found on the Investor Relations section on the company's Web site at www.platinumre.com. This call is being recorded, a replay of this call and webcast will be available from 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time today until midnight Eastern Time on Thursday, July 29th, 2010. The replay can be access by dialing 888-203-1112 for US callers, and for international callers by dialing 719-457-0820. Please specify pass code 6419932. Before we begin, please note that management believes certain statements of this teleconference may constitute forward-looking statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements about expectations, estimates, and assumptions concerning future events and financial performance of the company, and are subject to significant uncertainties and risks that could cause certain plans, anticipated actions, and the company's future financial condition and results to differ materially from expectations. These uncertainties and risks include those disclosed in the company's filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and the company assumes no obligation to update or revise them in light of new information, future events, or otherwise.