Assurant, Inc. (AIZ) Q2 2010 Earnings Call Transcript July 29, 2010 8:00 am ET Executives Melissa Kivett – SVP, IR Rob Pollock – President and CEO Mike Peninger – EVP and CFO Chris Pagano – EVP and Treasurer; President and Chief Investment Officer, Assurant Asset Management Analysts Vinay Misquith – Credit Suisse Mark Finkelstein – Macquarie Ed Spehar – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch John Nadel – Sterne, Agee Jeff Schuman – KBW Steven Schwartz – Raymond James Jack Sherck – SunTrust PresentationOperator
Welcome to the Assurant’s second quarter 2010 financial results conference call. All participants are in a listen-only mode. After the prepared remarks, we will open it up for questions. Instructions will be given at that time. Now, at this time, I would like to turn the call over to Ms. Melissa Kivett, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations. Please go ahead, ma’am. Melissa Kivett Thanks Michelle. Welcome to Assurant’s 2010 second quarter earnings conference call. Joining me with prepared remarks are Rob Pollock, President and Chief Executive Officer of Assurant; Mike Peninger, our Chief Financial Officer. Prepared remarks will last about 20 minutes and then we will open up the call to questions. Chris Pagano, our Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer, is also here for questions. Yesterday we issued a news release announcing our second quarter 2010 financial results. The news release, as well as corresponding supplemental financial information is available on our Web site at assurant.com. Some of the statements we make during today’s call may contain forward-looking information. Our actual results may differ materially from those projected in those forward-looking statements.