Debtwire is looking for a reporter to join its restructuring desk and cover distressed credits and restructuring situations. You will be delving into underperforming private equity-backed companies, writing analytical articles on their performance as well as on creditor negotiations, restructuring proposals and their implementation.
Focusing on mostly off-diary events, you will need to use your initiative to build relationships within the hedge fund, trader and advisory communities to uncover leads and verify the information.
The private nature of the industry means unveiling information from well-placed sources is the first challenge, but you should also have an analytical mind as this is a highly technical market.
You will work on a small, collaborative desk and receive support and on the job training, enabling you to analyse companies’ capital structures and earnings and become a market commentator.
•Produce analytical and commentary pieces on underperforming credits based on a solid understanding of balance sheets and sector trends
•Produce exclusive off-diary articles and breaking news on distressed credits, such as creditor negotiations, restructuring proposals and their implementation
•Write exclusive articles based on information sourced from hedge funds, distressed traders and the advisory community
•Attend key conferences and relevant industry events
•Work independently and in collaboration with a wide team of reporters across regions
•Produce copy under tight deadlines.
Required Skills,Experience and Qualifications
•A self-starter attitude with a cooperative approach
•An investigative mind and good writing skills
•Networking and contact building skills
•Excellent time management and communication skills
Nice to have
•European languages would be a plus
•Contacts in the European leveraged finance and restructuring market
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