Everest Re Group's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Everest Re Group Limited (RE)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 26, 2012 10:30 a.m. ET

Executives

Elizabeth Farrell – VP, IR

Joseph Taranto – Chairman, CEO

Dominic Addesso – President, CFO

Analysts

Matthew Heimermann – JP Morgan

Greg Locraft – Morgan Stanley

Joshua Shanker – Deutsche Bank

Michael Nannizzi – Goldman Sachs

Amit Kumar – Macquarie

Howard Flanker – Flanker & Company

Ron Bobman – Capital Returns

Presentation

Operator

Good day, everyone and welcome to the Everest Re Group Limited First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Call. Today’s conference is being recorded.

At this time, for opening remarks, I’d like to turn the conference over to Beth Farrell. Please go ahead ma’am.

Elizabeth Farrell

Thank you, Jim. Good morning and welcome to Everest Re Group’s first quarter 2012 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 like 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.

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