PartnerRe Ltd. ( PRE) Q3 2011 Earnings Conference Call November 1, 2011 10:00 AM ET Executives Costas Miranthis – President and CEO Robin Sidders – Director, IR William Babcock – Executive Vice President and CFO Analysts Jay Gelb – Barclays Capital Mike Salinsky – Credit Suisse Cliff Gallant – KBW Joshua Shanker – Deutsche Bank Gregory Locraft – Morgan Stanley Matthew Heimermann – JP Morgan Jay Cohen – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Vinay Misquith – Evercore Partners Brian Meredith – UBS Amit Kumar – Macquarie Ian Gutterman – Adage Capital PresentationOperator
(Operator instructions) If you haven't received a copy of the press release, it is posted on the company's website at www.partnerre.com, or you can call (212) 687-8080 and one will be faxed to you right away. I'll now hand the conference over to Robin Sidders, Director of Investor Relations at PartnerRe, who will begin the call. Robin Sidders Good morning, and welcome to PartnerRe's third quarter and nine months 2011 results conference call and web cast. As a reminder, our third quarter financial supplement can be found on our website in the Investor Relations section by clicking on Supplementary Financial Data on the Financial Reports page. On today's call are Costas Miranthis, President and CEO of PartnerRe; and Bill Babcock, Executive Vice President and CFO of PartnerRe. Costas will start with an overview of the quarter and year-to-date and then hand over to Bill, who will provide more details on the results. Costas will come back at the end to provide additional commentary on the market, and then we'll open the call up for question-and-answer session. I'll begin with the Safe Harbor statement.