M&A Columnist – 4341

Content & Research, Full-time, New York
This role has been filled
Dealreporter, an Acuris company under ION Analytics, delivers market-moving scoops and analysis for event-driven trading strategies. It generates trading ideas, helps manage risk and supports the identification of new opportunities by tracking and reporting on industry sectors in real time. Subscribers receive full coverage on every stage of a deal. 

Our team comprises highly experienced financial journalists and editorial analysts who track and report on industry sectors in real-time. 

Role Description 
Dealreporter is looking for a co-writer to add to our New York-based team that produces the Morning Flash, a daily newsletter read by many of the world’s top fund managers.

Each morning, the Morning Flash team picks out hints of future material developments in merger arb and special situations by combing through transcripts, SEC filings, analyst reports and news stories. This raw data is combined with proprietary insights and commentary to produce an exclusive report that offers short- and long-term actionable ideas.

The Flash is delivered to Dealreporter subscribers around 9:30 am and to a wider audience later in the day.

·       Contribute daily items to the Morning Flash
·       Develop and maintain market contacts via existing network and attending industry events
·       Communicate and discuss ideas with Dealreporter’s global analyst and journalist teams
·       Assist with analytical projects beyond the Flash

Skills, Experience and Qualifications
·       Ability to string together data points to find actionable and relevant opportunities in an evolving universe of special situations and announced transactions
·       Solid understanding of corporate finance, governance and/or antitrust
·       Early riser with the ability to write in a clear and engaging manner
·       Interest in a particular sector like technology or energy is a plus
·       Background in corporate finance, law, or journalism

About us
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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