Aon Corporation (AON) Q2 2010 Earnings Call July 30, 2010 8:30 a.m. ET Executives Greg Case - President & CEO Christa Davies - EVP & CFO Analysts Keith Walsh - Citi Jay Cohen - Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Meyer Shields - Stifel Nicolaus Jay Gelb - Barclays Capital Dan Johnson - Citadel Mathew Heimermann - JPMorgan PresentationOperator
Good morning and thank you for holding. Welcome to Aon Corporations Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference. (Operator Instructions). It is important to note that some of the comments in today's call may constitute certain statements that are forward-looking in nature as defined by the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results or those anticipated. Information concerning risk factors that could cause such differences are described in the press release covering our second quarter results, as well as having been posted on our website. In connection with the proposed transaction with Aon and Hewitt and as filed a registration statement on Form S-4 on July 26, 2010 which also constitutes a preliminary joint proxy statement for Aon and Hewitt and contains the preliminary prospects for Aon. Before making any boding or investment decision, investors and stockholders are argue to read carefully in its entirety, the definitive joint proxy statement, prospects regarding the proposed transaction and any other relevant documents filed by either Aon or Hewitt with the SEC when they became available. They will contain important information about this proposed transaction. Now, it is my pleasure to turn the call over to Greg Case, President, and CEO of Aon Corporation. Sir, you may begin.