Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> March 11, 2002

Paper & Forest Products: Matthew Berler – Morgan Stanley

MATTHEW BERLER is a Managing Director in Morgan Stanley's Equity Research Department. He serves as both the Senior Analyst covering the North American paper and forest products stocks and the Global Team Leader. He presently follows the 20 largest publicly traded North American paper and forest products companies. Mr. Berler has been acknowledged as an Institutional Investor 'All Star' Paper and Forest Products Analyst in every year since 1992 and has been covering the sector since 1987 ' the first six years with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and with Morgan Stanley since early 1994. Prior to being a Paper Analyst, he served as a Research Associate at the Institute for Defense Analyses, in Alexandria, Virginia, conducting National Security Studies for the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Mr. Berler received his Master's in Business Administration from Harvard University and his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University with a major in History. Mr. Berler is a recent President of the New York Society of Paper and Forest Products Analysts. Profile
TWST: Would you begin by telling us what you include in your coverage of

the paper and forest products industry?

Mr. Berler: I cover the largest publicly traded North American paper