Everest Re Group, Ltd. ( RE) Q4 2011 Earnings Call February 9, 2012 - 10:30 a.m. ET Executives Joseph V. Taranto – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dominic J. Addesso – President and Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth B. Farrell – Vice President, Investor Relations Analysts Matthew G. Heimermann – J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC Vinay Misquith – Evercore Partners, Inc. Amit Kumar – Macquarie Research Equities Michael S. Nannizzi – Goldman Sachs & Co., Inc. Ian Gutterman – Adage Capital Advisors, LLC Sarah Dewitt – Barclays Capital, Inc. PresentationOperator
Good day, everyone and welcome to the Everest Re Group, Ltd. fourth quarter 2011 earnings release call. Today's conference is being recorded. At this time, for opening remarks and introduction, I'd like to turn the conference over to Beth Farrell. Please go ahead. Elizabeth B. Farrell Thank you, Tim. Good morning and welcome to Everest Re Group's fourth quarter 2011 earnings conference call. With me today are Joe Taranto, the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Dom Addesso, our President and Chief Financial Officer. Before we begin, I will preface our comments by noting that our SEC filings include extensive disclosures with respect to forward-looking statements. In that regard, I note that statements made during today's call, which are forward-looking in nature such as statements about projections, estimates, expectations and the likes are subject to various risks. As you know, actual results could differ materially from current projections or expectations. Our SEC filings have a full listing of the risks that investors should consider in connection with such statements. Now, let me turn the call over to Joe.