Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> April 4, 2001

Life Insurance: Alfred Capra – Putnam Lovell Securities Inc

ALFRED M. CAPRA is the Senior Life Insurance Analyst at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Prior to joining Oppenheimer in December 2003, he spent nearly four years at Putnam Lovell NBF, a financial services boutique, where he lead the firm's life insurance research effort and also served as Head of Research. In 2001, Mr. Capra was selected as StarMine's top analyst in stock picking performance within the life insurance industry. Prior to joining Putnam Lovell, Mr. Capra was associated with Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., and Wasserstein Perella, where he was responsible for covering the life insurance industry. Prior to joining Wasserstein in 1996, Mr. Capra was part of the top ranked insurance research team at Salomon Brothers, where he began his career in 1990. Profile
TWST: How do you segment the life insurance area for your analysis?

Mr. Capra: We look at the life insurance group in a somewhat unique way

as we break it down into more subsectors. The life