|Claude LeBlanc||President and CEO|
|David Trick||EVP and CFO|
|Andrew Gadlin||Odeon Capital Group|
Greetings, and welcome to the Ambac Financial Group, Incorporated Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. It is now my pleasure to introduce your hosts, Ms.