Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> April 16, 2012

Emerging Market Demand for Latin American Iron Ore – Jonathan L. Brandt – HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.

Brandt, Jonathan L.
Jonathan L. Brandt, CFA, is a Senior Equity Research Analyst covering Global Metals & Mining, as well as the LatAm Pulp & Paper sector, at HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. He was previously head of HSBC’s LatAm cement, construction and real estate equity research team. He joined HSBC in February 2010 as a LatAm metals and mining analyst, before transitioning to the pulp and paper sector in March 2013. Previously, Mr. Brandt was a buy-side analyst for six years at a major U.S. investment firm, covering commodity companies in LatAm and EMEA. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wesleyan University and is a CFA charterholder. Profile
TWST: Where are you focusing your attention in the metal and mining space these days?

Mr. Brandt: I focus on Latin America, and we're looking away from the flat steel side at the moment. We think this