Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> September 11, 2012

Negative Interest in Railroads and Logistics Creates Opportunities

Nesvold, Peter
Peter Nesvold is a Managing Director at Jefferies & Co., Inc., where he heads U.S. airfreight and surface transportation, as well as autos and auto parts equity research. Mr. Nesvold’s sector work over the past decade has earned his Best Analysts and All-Star Analyst designations at Forbes/StarMine and Zacks Investment Research. Before joining Jefferies in October 2010, Mr. Nesvold was a Portfolio Manager/Analyst at Lazard Asset Management, and a Senior Managing Director and Senior Equity Analyst at Bear Stearns covering the transportation, machinery and automotive industries. Earlier in his career, he was a Mergers and Acquisitions Attorney at Shearman & Sterling, and a CPA at Deloitte & Touche. Among other publications, Mr. Nesvold has coauthored three books, including The Art of M&A: A Merger Acquisition Buyout Guide — a resource for merger and acquisition professionals and corporate managements. Mr. Nesvold graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and Fordham University School of Law, cum laude, Order of the Coif, where he was elected Editor-in-Chief of his law journal. He is licensed as an attorney, a CPA and a Chartered Financial Analyst. Profile
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Mr. Nesvold: Our team’s coverage encompasses more than 30 stocks across two sectors, transports and autos. Within the