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Leveraged Loan Reporter

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Posted Aug 18, 2023 - Requisition No. 118225

Bloomberg News is seeking a leveraged loan reporter to join its energic credit team in London. 
You'd be covering leveraged finance in EMEA at a fascinating time, as businesses attempt to navigate the post-pandemic world and adapt to higher funding costs. You'd be tapping sources in the leveraged loan market to break news on multi-billion euro financing deals, and then using your story-telling skills and market knowledge to analyze and explain the financing to both the specialist client and the intelligent layperson. It also includes chasing deals across other leveraged finance markets, such as private credit and collateralized loan obligations, and keeping our database of financings in EMEA robust.
We're passionate about breaking news and writing stories that set the agenda, and we want reporters who are keen to collaborate with teammates, both within their area of expertise and beyond. The position is in London.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Develop sources to generate intelligent, high-impact, market-moving scoops
  •  Become proficient in analyzing deals and funding markets
  •  Break news on the debt financing of leveraged deals in EMEA
  •  Cover the beat with enthusiasm, speed and accuracy
  •  Talk about your stories on Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio and Bloomberg Quicktake
  •  To write insightful, thought-provoking stories that add value
  •  Collaborate with colleagues across our more than 120 bureaus globally

You'll need to have:

  •  A minimum of five years in business journalism, preferably with a focus on credit markets and leveraged finance
  •  Deep knowledge of leveraged loans and structured credit
  •  Ability to write quickly and clearly under deadline pressure
  •  Ability to generate exclusive, breaking news
  •  A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  •  Preferably have knowledge of another European language besides English

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at:

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