Financial Services >> Sector Roundtables >> November 2, 1998
Roundtable Forum: Securities & Asset Management
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
JOAN SOLOTAR is Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston Corp.
She is currently a member of the Financial Services Research Team at
CSFB, following the merger with DLJ. In 1989, she joined DLJ where she
worked for 11 years. Prior to joining DLJ, Ms. Solotar was with The
First Boston Corporation. She has more than a decade of experience
covering brokerage, market structure and asset management companies. Ms.
Solotar is currently Chairperson of the Research Analysis and Financial
Services Planning Committee 2001 of the Securities Industry Association.
She has been a member of Institutional Investor's 'All-America Research
Team' for the past seven consecutive years: 1995-2001. In the latest
poll, Ms. Solotar was a runner-up in the 'Brokers and Asset Managers'
category. Ms. Solotar ranked number three in the most recent Reuters
Large Cap Company Survey published March 2001 and was the number three
ranked Equity Analyst in Greenwich Research's 2000 survey. Ms. Solotar
has also been a top-ranked analyst in The Wall Street Journal's annual
stock picking survey several times. 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
TWST: Steve, could what we are seeing today be construed as the mirror
image of the excellent operating environment that the securities and
asset management industries enjoyed in 1997 and through