Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Q2 2012 Earnings Call August 9, 2012 10:00 AM ET Executives Philip Malek – VP, IR Dean Connor – President and CEO Colm Freyne – EVP and CFO Robert Manning – Chairman and CEO, Sun Life Global Investments Wes Thompson – President, Sun Life Financial U.S. Kevin Dougherty – President, Sun Life Financial Asia Steve Peacher – EVP and Chief Investment Officer Claude Accum – EVP and Chief Risk Officer, Corporate Actuarial and Risk Management Analysts Gabriel Dechaine – Credit Suisse Steve Theriault – Bank of America Merrill Lynch Robert Sedran – CIBC Michael Goldberg – Desjardins Securities Peter Routledge – National Bank Financial Joanne Smith – Scotia Capital Doug Young – TD Securities Tom MacKinnon – BMO Capital Markets André Hardy – RBC Capital Markets PresentationOperator
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for standing by. Welcome to Sun Life Financial’s Q2 2012 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation, we will conduct the question-and-answer session with instructions provided. (Operator Instructions) I will now turn the conference over to Phil Malek, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead, sir. Philip Malek Thank you, John, and good morning, everyone. Welcome to Sun Life Financial’s earnings conference call for the second quarter of 2012. Our earnings release and the slides for today’s call are available on the Investor Relations section of our website at sunlife.com. We will begin today’s presentation with an overview of our second quarter results by Dean Connor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sun Life Financial. Following those remarks, Colm Freyne, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present the second quarter financial results. Following Colm’s presentation, Robert Manning, Chairman and CEO of MFS Investment Management will provide an update on MFS asset management business. Following the prepared remarks, we will have a question-answer session. Other members of management are also available to answer your questions on today’s call.