Aon Corp. (AOC) Q2 2010 Earnings Call July 30, 2010 08:30 am ET Executives Greg Case - CEO Christa Davies - CFO Analysts Keith Walsh - Citi Jay Cohen - Banc of America/Merrill Lynch Meyer Shields - Stiefel Nicolaus Jay Gelb - Barclays Capital Dan Johnson - Citadel Investment Group Matthew Heimermann - JPMorgan PresentationOperator
Good morning and thank you for holding. Welcome to Aon Corporation's second quarter 2010 earnings conference call. (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 between Aon and Hewitt, Aon has filed a registration statement on Form S-4 on July 26, 2010, which also constitutes a preliminary joint proxy statement for Aon and Hewitt. It contains the preliminary prospectus for Aon. Before making any voting or investment decision, investors and stock holders are urged to read carefully in its entirety the definitive joint proxy statements, prospectus regarding to propose transactions and any other relevant documents filed by either Aon or Hewitt with the SEC when they become available. They will contain important information of proposed transactions. Now it is my pleasure to turn the call over to Greg Case, President and CEO of Aon Corporation. Sir you may begin.