Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> December 4, 2000

European Publishing Companies: Michael Picken – Credit Suisse First Boston

MICHAEL PICKEN is a Publishing Analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston (Europe). He was previously associated with Baillie Gifford and Glynwed International and Julius Baer. Mr. Picken received a BA in Economics with honors from Cambridge University. He also holds a Diploma in Investment Analysis from Stirling University. Profile
TWST: What are the trends and issues that have set the stage for the

next 12 months for the European publishing companies?

Mr. Picken: We tend to separate secular trends from the cyclical