Old Republic International Corp. ( ORI) Q4 2010 Earnings Call Transcript January 27, 2011 3:00 pm ET Executives Leslie Loyet – IR, Financial Relations Board Al Zucaro – Chairman and CEO Chris Nard – President Analysts Geoffrey Dunn – Dowling & Partners Beth Malone – Wunderlich Securities Bill Clark – Keefe, Bruyette & Woods PresentationOperator
Please stand by. Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Old Republic International fourth quarter 2010 earnings call. Today’s call is being recorded. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation we will conduct a question and answer session. Instructions will be provided at that time for you to queue up for questions. I would like to remind everyone that this conference is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Leslie Loyet with the Financial Relations Board. Please go ahead. Leslie Loyet Thank you. Good afternoon and thank you all for joining us today for the Old Republic conference call to discuss fourth quarter and year-end 2010 results. This morning we distributed a copy of the press release and hopefully you’ve all had a chance to review the results. If there is anyone online who did not receive a copy, you may access it at Old Republic’s Web site at www.oldrepublic.com. Please be advised this call may involve forward-looking statements as discussed in the press release dated January 27, 2011. Risk associated with these statements can be found in the company's latest SEC filings. Joining us today from management are, Al Zucaro, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; and Chris Nard, President. At this time I’d like to turn the call over to Al Zucaro for his opening remarks. Please go ahead.