Tower Group (TWGP) Q1 2012 Earnings Call May 08, 2012 9:00 am ET Executives William E. Hitselberger - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President Michael H. Lee - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Analysts Randy Binner - FBR Capital Markets & Co., Research Division John Thomas Robert Farnam - Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods, Inc., Research Division PresentationOperator
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Samya and I'll be your conference facilitator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to Tower Group's First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] It is now my pleasure to turn the floor over to your host, Bill Hitselberger, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Please go ahead, sir. William E. Hitselberger Thank you, Samya, and good morning, everyone. Before I turn the call over to Tower Group President and CEO, Michael Lee, I would like to remind you that some of the statements that will be presented during this call will be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigations Reform Act of 1995. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements. For more information on the risks and other factors that may affect future performance, investors should review periodic reports that are filed by the company with the SEC from time to time. As a reminder, Michael and I will be speaking today and referencing a slide show that is available on our website, www.twrgrp.com, under the Investor section. Also, a replay of this call will be on the Tower website immediately following the call.