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

Outlook For E-finance: Richard Repetto – Putnam Lovell Securities Inc

RICHARD H. REPETTO, CFA, is a Senior Vice President at Putnam Lovell Securities, Inc. and leads the firm's eFinance Research Team. He was previously associated with Lehman Brothers, where he established the firm's research coverage of the Internet Financial Services sector in May 1999. Prior to establishing this unit, he was part of the highly- ranked specialty finance team at Lehman, following a 10-year career at Mobil Oil Corporation. He received an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School and a BS in General Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. Mr. Repetto has received the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR) and New York Society of Securities Analysts. He is a frequent speaker at Internet financial services conferences and has appeared on CNBC, CNN Moneyline, Bloomberg TV and CBS Marketwatch. Profile
TWST: How have the eFinance companies fared in the recent past?

Mr. Repetto: The last 12 months certainly have not been good for the

eFinance companies. Between the highs of the NASDAQ last