Senior Reporter, DACH – Mergermarket – 10456

ION Analytics, Full-time, Berlin or Munich or Frankfurt
The Role:

We are currently looking for a Senior Reporter to lead our coverage on DACH M&A, private equity and deal financing activity. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of breaking news on major M&A situations and an existing contact book of advisory, private equity and corporate sources across DACH. They will join our global network of over 350 ION Analytics journalists. You’ll work within a fast-paced team writing scoops on significant deals involving listed and private targets across Germany and the wider DACH region – and providing breaking news & analysis throughout the deal cycle.
Our coverage spans transaction scoops through to unveiling deal terms, tracking private equity industry moves and deal financing exclusives, with a particular focus on private credit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce 15-20 exclusive articles per month, breaking news on German and wider DACH region corporates’ M&A or debt/equity issuance plans by interviewing decision makers, C-level execs, portfolio managers, bankers, lawyers and other sources
  • Attend key conferences, trade fairs and relevant industry events in order to conduct exclusive interviews
  • Work independently and in collaboration with M&A and fixed income-focused colleagues and the wider team of reporters in EMEA
  • Working closely with editorial capabilities across the group to deliver actionable, data-led human insights to user personas as varied as coverage bankers, corporate executives, debt investors, infrastructure advisors and funds, etc.
  • Produce a steady flow of copy under tight deadlines

Required Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • Should have excellent English speaking and writing skills, with fluency in German essential. 
  • Able to bring substantial reporting experience and a bulging source book from another financial news service, newspaper or online publication to the table. This is a senior hire.
  • Well driven and tenacious 
  • Able to work both on own initiative and collaboratively 
  • Willing to travel to key events in the region and be eligible to work in one of the advertised offices.
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. 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.

ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group with 13,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe. Our ever-expanding global footprint, cutting edge products, and over 40,000 customers worldwide provide an unparalleled career experience for those who share our vision.

ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.
ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.

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