Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters, European Leveraged Loans Reporter - F&R

Location
Canary Wharf, London
Salary
£DoE
Posted
07 Aug 2018
Closes
07 Sep 2018
Ref
JREQ107203
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Position Title: European Leveraged Loans Reporter

Product or Service: Loan Pricing Corporation and International Financing Review are global leaders in financial markets news and analysis.

With unparalleled award-winning reporting and analysis that is accurate, fast, insightful and unbiased, we don’t simply cover the markets, we are ourselves part of the markets – essential resources used by thousands of people on every trading day in every corner of the world.

Role Summary:

Covering both primary and secondary markets, the reporter will be at the heart of the European leveraged loans coverage for Loan Pricing Corp's real-time product, IFR magazine and Thomson Reuters' real-time products.

He or she will chase deals and break stories, ensuring that readers and subscribers remain on top of every development in the sector.

We are looking for a reporter who is comfortable talking to senior bankers, investors and traders in the loan markets. He or she should be comfortable writing real-time news and longer form analytical features.

Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Proactive approach to generating credit market content written for expert and non-expert clients
  • Establishing and maintaining close contact with bankers, traders, investors
  • Ensuring a daily flow of information on new issue news, pricing and secondary market move and themes is covered efficiently and timely fashion across the products
  • Breaking news on the real time services
  • Exercising sound judgment on what is moving markets and why


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of financial markets
  • Previous experience of working in a reporting or journalism role
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines


Education / Certifications:

  • Degree level education (preferred)
  • Continental European language abilities (preferred)


This role sits within our Financial & Risk (“F&R”) business. On 30 January 2018, Thomson Reuters announced that it signed a definitive agreement to enter into a strategic partnership with private equity funds managed by Blackstone related to the company's F&R business.

As part of the transaction, Thomson Reuters has agreed to sell a 55% majority stake in Financial & Risk and will retain a 45% interest in the business. Thomson Reuters will maintain full ownership of its Legal, Tax & Accounting and the Reuters News businesses.

​The transaction is expected to close in the second half of the year and is subject to specified regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. When the transaction closes, this role will be included in the new F&R entity. 

Further information on this can be found here.

As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences.

With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law.

Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us - click 'Apply' now.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.

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