Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> November 30, 1998

Fertilizer Stocks : Robert A. Koort – Deutsche Bank Securitiies

ROBERT A. KOORT is the Director, Specialty Chemicals & Fertilizers at Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. He also spent several years as a Chemical Engineer in the chemical industry and as an analyst at Salomon Smith Barney. Mr. Koort received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Texas-Austin. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and an Institutional Investor (II) ranked Fertilizer Analyst. An avid golfer, Mr. Koort is married and has four pets. Profile
TWST: Mr. Koort, how has the fertilizer industry changed over the last

two to three years?

Mr. Koort: Basically, we have experienced quite a bit of consolidation

in the last couple of years