High Yield Reporter – 4824

Content & Research, Full-time, London
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Debtwire is the leading news service and information provider in the leveraged finance markets, providing market-moving intelligence and data on new issues in the primary markets, performance of the issuers in the secondary market and on full-blown financial restructurings.
Job Description:
You will be covering the European high yield market focusing on sub-investment grade companies. The role includes a focus on both the primary market through previewing the prospects of company new bond issuance, as well as writing on existing secondary market trading opportunities and company earnings. The job will involve interacting with a range of market participants including buysiders, sell-side analysts, traders, bankers and syndicate desks. You will work on a small, collaborative desk with support and on the job training.
·        Covering European high yield companies writing on both the primary and secondary market.
·        Discuss company fundamentals and maintain relationships with a range of market participants.
·        Aspire to become a market commentator, contributing to the weekly column and other analytical pieces.
Skills & Requirements:
·        Experience either in a news reporter role, ideally with a financial focus, or in financial markets with a proven desire to write, or in a market reporting role.
·        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 are an advantage and you will have the opportunity for foreign travel to meet with sources and moderate at conferences.
·        Existing contacts in the European high yield market.
Acuris powers business growth for financial and professional services firms worldwide. Through events and subscription-based digital services, we provide unique, high-value content that helps our customers to make the best decisions based on the strongest evidence.
Our sector specialists and expert analysts interpret data and intelligence to extract new insights that create business opportunities for our customers. We’re trusted by many of the world’s principal advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates, who rely our brands to help them understand specialist markets and find ideas for business development.
Acuris 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.
About ION
We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.

Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.

Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.

With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
Within ION Analytics we help clients find advantage in a world of information overload and fragmented systems.  Our business information solutions blend expert journalism and analytics with data to help banks, advisors, investors, law firms and corporations find opportunities in markets ranging from equities and fixed income to infrastructure and private equity.

On our platform clients can break through silos to originate opportunities, find buyers, and use resources efficiently, and our advanced workflow automation tools cut through the noise to deliver personalized, targeted information that saves time and effort, and drives better decisions.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
Learn more at iongroup.com

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