First American Financial Corporation ( FAF)

Q2 2011 Earnings Call

July 28, 2011, 11:00 a.m. ET


Craig Barberio – Director, IR

Dennis Gilmore – CEO

Max Valdes – EVP and CFO

Mark Seaton – SVP, Finance


Mark Devries – Barclays Capital



Welcome, and thank you for standing by. After the presentation, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (Operator instructions).

A copy of today’s press release is available on First American’s website at

Please note that the call is being recorded and will be available for replay from the company’s investor website, and for a short time by dialing 203-369-1939.

We will now turn the call over to Craig Barberio, Director of Investor Relations to make an introductory statement.

Craig Barberio

Good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining us for our second 2011 earnings conference call. Joining us on today’s call will be our chief executive officer, Dennis Gillmore, Max Valdes, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Mark Seaton, senior vice president of finance.

At this time we would like to remind listeners that management’s commentary and responses to your questions may contain forward-looking statements, such as those described on page four of today’s news release and other statements that do not relate strictly to historical or current fact.

The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and the company does not undertake to update forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date the forward-looking statements are made. Risks and uncertainties exist that may cause results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause the anticipated results to differ from those described in the forward-looking statements are described on page four of the news release.

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