French Companies Reporter – London

Salary:£35-55,000 + Bonus

Would you like to join a great company and cover a market that is more and more in the public eye

The sub-investment market is very hot at the moment, with the search for yield very much in the news, distressed and restructuring situations can provide investors with fantastic opportunities. My client specialises in providing their readers (Hedge Funds, Private Equity Firms, Advisors and Lawyers) with invaluable insight into companies that are either in a distressed situation or are seeking refinancing. This role involves writing about individual companies, their current debt obligations and proving insight into the general health of the company.

You will be joining an international company who employ 500 journalists in offices across the world and their London office boasts one of the biggest newsrooms in Europe. My client is looking for a financial journalist, with fluent French, who has experience talking to either investors, bankers, lawyers or private equity firms. Experience writing about any aspect of the financial markets will be considered, provided you can demonstrate an understanding of how deals are structured and have some knowledge of the credit markets. Due to the nature of this role my client is seeking someone with the ability to gather intelligence from contacts, this is not the kind of information you can get from aggregated sources, so it would suit someone who likes to get out in the market and develop and build relationships.

What my client offers is a clear career path, the opportunity to develop highly valued skills and knowledge and the chance to work in a collegial environment.

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