Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> March 1, 2004


MARK WILDE, Managing Director, is Deutsche Bank's senior analyst covering the paper and forest products sector. He has been regularly recognized as one of the best stock pickers in the sector and was the number one sector analyst in The Wall Street Journal's Best on the Street survey for 2000. Mr. Wilde is a repeat member of Institutional Investor's All-America Research Team, placing number two in 2002. He and his team are also currently ranked number two in the Greenwich Survey. At Deutsche Bank, Mr. Wilde oversees global research on this sector. He held the same role at Bankers Trust (a predecessor firm), but also served as Director of U.S. Equity Research for two years and was a partner at Bankers Trust. Prior to joining the firm in 1988, Mr. Wilde was employed as a Senior Economist by Wharton Econometrics (WEFA Group) in Philadelphia. He graduated summa cum laude with departmental honors from Alma College and earned a Doctorate in Economic History from the University of Delaware. Profile
TWST: What has happened to the paper and forest products sector in 2003?

Mr. Wilde: 2003 was a tough year. However, beginning in Q4, some of the

early-cycle business segments began to show