Dealreporter, Analyst - Pre Event Coverage

23 Sep 2016
23 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Dealreporter is looking for a lead writer to add to our London-based team that produces the Flash, a daily email read by the buy-side community.

Each morning, the Flash team picks out hints of future material developments in merger arb, shareholder activism and special situations by combing through transcripts, stock exchange filings, analyst reports and news stories.

This raw data is combined with proprietary insights and commentary to produce an exclusive report that offers short and long-term actionable ideas. The Flash is first delivered to Dealreporter subscribers and to a wider audience later in the day.

Desired Skills & Experience:

The ideal candidate will be an avid reader who can string together data points to find actionable and relevant opportunities in an evolving universe of special situations and announced transactions.

The candidate should also exhibit strong leadership skills as she or he will need to be able to manage and coordinate resources from a global team of journalists and analysts. This person needs to have a solid understanding of corporate finance and governance. Interest in a particular sector or market catalyst a plus.

In addition to the requisite analytical skills, the position requires an early riser with the ability to write in a clear and engaging manner. The position is open to candidates with financial or journalist backgrounds

If you are interested in this position, please apply by clicking 'Apply' now. Please ensure your CV and cover letter are attached.

The Mergermarket Group is fully committed to a policy of non-discrimination and to promoting equality of opportunity in employment on grounds of merit, experience, skills and aptitude in order to maximise the full potential of both existing and prospective employees