Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> February 18, 2002

Outlook For Consumer Stocks: Anton Brenner – Roth Capital Partners

ANTON BRENNER joined Roth Capital Partners in 1998 as Senior Vice President, Research. He is responsible for research coverage of a broad range of consumer-related industries. Mr. Brenner has been a member of Institutional Investor's 'All American Research Team' eight times for his research on beverages and has been a member of the Wall Street Journal All Star Analysts Teams for Restaurants, Beverages and Tobacco. In addition, he has been ranked among the top analysts in the Reuters Survey for coverage of both small capitalization and large capitalization restaurant stocks. Mr. Brenner was an Analyst and Assistant Director of Research at C.J. Lawrence for 10 years, following which he founded and served as President of Altman Brenner & Wasserman and then spent two-and-a-half years at First Manhattan as an Analyst and Assistant Director of Research. Prior to joining Roth Capital Partners in 1998, Mr. Brenner followed restaurant, beverage and tobacco stocks for five years at UBS Securities, where he was a member of the Investment Policy Committee, which was responsible for reviewing and approving all changes in recommendations and initiations of coverage. Mr. Brenner holds a BA in Business Administration from Kent State University. Profile
TWST: How do you define the consumer stocks universe that you cover?

Mr. Brenner: I define it liberally to include packaged goods consumer

companies such as foods and beverages, restaurant