Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> August 18, 2003

Postsecondary Education Companies: Jennifer Childe – Bear, Stearns & Co

JENNIFER CHILDE is an Associate Director in the equity research department of Bear, Stearns & Co. in New York. As a generalist, Ms. Childe has been a member of Bear, Stearns' highly acclaimed research team, focusing on educational services and special situations companies. Industries she follows or has followed include government outsourcing/privatization companies, deathcare providers, parking lot operators, private prison managers and healthcare services providers. Ms. Childe was previously an equity analyst with Wasserstein Perella Securities and Assistant Vice President of Capital Markets at First Chicago. Ms. Childe has frequently appeared on CNNfn, CNBC, and is widely quoted in business publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and BusinessWeek. Ms. Childe received her Bachelor's degree from Cornell University and her MBA from The University of Chicago. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst. Profile
TWST: Jennifer, what has gone on in this space year to date in terms of

the market?

Ms. Childe: I only follow a couple of the names, but I can speak broadly

about trends. The group has