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Roundtable Forum: Brokers & Asset Managers

STEVEN EISMAN is a Managing Director of CIBC Oppenheimer. Previously, he was associated with Strook & Strook & Lavan, a law firm. Mr. Eisman received his Bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and his Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School. Profile
MARK L. CONSTANT is Senior Vice President and Senior Equity Research Analyst of brokers and asset managers at Lehman Brothers. He is a member of the Institutional Investor magazine 'All-America' Equity Research Team, garnering the highest attribute scores for stock selection and accessibility/responsiveness among ranked analysts in the brokers and asset managers category, in the most recent poll. He has also ranked four times among the 'Best on the Street' in The Wall Street Journal's annual Analysts Survey. In last year's contest, he placed number one in both stock picking and earnings forecasting, among all of the qualifying analysts in the securities brokerage sector. He has been a featured guest on several CNBC and CNN television shows, Bloomberg TV and Radio, etc., and is frequently cited in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, The Financial Times, The New York Times, Forbes, Institutional Investor, Business Week and The Wall Street Transcript, etc. He is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research, as well as the Security Analysts of San Francisco. He came to Lehman Brothers in 1999 after spending eight years at Merrill Lynch.. He received his Bachelor's degree in Economics from Stanford University, where he is now a regular guest speaker at the Graduate School of Business. Profile
DEAN P. EBERLING is a Senior Vice President at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Mr. Eberling was previously affiliated with Putnam Lovell, de Guardiola & Thornton, Inc. He received his MA degree in Business Economics from Fairleigh Dickinson University, his MBA in Finance from Seton Hall University, and did post-graduate work in economics at New York University. Profile
TWST: Mark, as a framework for today's discussion on brokers and asset

managers, how much investment opportunity is available in the group? How

many public companies are we talking about and how do