Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> September 13, 2002

Healthcare Service Providers: Jason Kroll – Bear, Stearns & Co

Jason Kroll is a Managing Director and a High Yield Research Analyst covering the Health Care Industry. Prior to his coverage of the High Yield Health Care Industry, Jason covered the High Yield Gaming, Lodging and Leisure Industries. Before joining Bear, Stearns, Mr. Kroll was a Senior High Yield Research Analyst covering Gaming, Lodging, Health Care and Special Situations at Barclays Capital. He also worked for four years as a Special Projects Manager, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer of Barclays Capital U.S. Prior to that, Mr. Kroll held analyst positions with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and CS First Boston. He holds an undergraduate degree from Binghamton University, an MBA in finance from Fordham University and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Profile
TWST: Can we start out with a quick overview of your coverage?

Mr. Kroll: We initiated coverage of six companies back in June. Our

initial focus was on the hospital and nursing home space,