Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> January 23, 2012

Consolidations May Rise as Data & Spectrum Demand Increases – Jonathan Chaplin – Credit Suisse

Jonathan Chaplin joined Credit Suisse in June 2009 as Senior Analyst covering the telecommunications services sector. Mr. Chaplin has been recognized as Best on The Street among telecom Analysts by The Wall Street Journal, second for stockpicking among telecom Analysts by Forbes magazine and as a leading stockpicker among Analysts covering all industries by Institutional Investor magazine. In addition, he was named as a runnerup in the Institutional Investor All-America Research team rankings. Before joining Credit Suisse, Mr. Chaplin was a Director and Senior Analyst covering the telecommunications, cable and DBS sectors at JPMorgan. Before joining equity research, Mr. Chaplin was an Investment Banker in the telecom media and technology group and the mergers and acquisitions group at JPMorgan. In addition to investment banking and equity research experience, he has direct industry experience consulting to telecommunications companies. Mr. Chaplin also started and ran several entrepreneurial ventures, including a magazine and two restaurants. Mr. Chaplin holds a B.A. and an LLB, J.D. equivalent, from the University of Cape Town. Profile
TWST: What is your coverage in the wireless sector?

Mr. Chaplin: I cover the communication services sector that includes AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ), Sprint (S), Clearwire (CLWR), Leap (LEAP), and