Mergermarket, a market-leading global financial business intelligence service, is looking for a full-time journalist to cover the Consumer and Retail sectors from its London office.

The candidate will work within Mergermarket’s editorial equities division and help cover mergers and acquisitions (M&A) of consumer and retail companies.

The role involves interviewing senior executives and other sources on corporate growth strategies, with a focus on M&A and financing, both in private and public markets. It will also require developing a network of sources in the financial and investment industry to enable breaking news on auction processes and live public deals.

The reporter will need impeccable writing skills and have the ability to produce a steady flow of copy under tight deadlines. Aside from being able to comfortably report in English, fluency in another language will also be an advantage.

The ideal candidate will have some experience working as a business reporter, be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience and arrive with a self-starter attitude and ambitions to become a leading investigative journalist.

If you are interested in this position, please apply by clicking the "Apply Online" button below. Please ensure your CV and cover letter are attached.

Mergermarket is an Acuris media company that provides the advisory, corporate and financial communities with forward-looking intelligence, analysis and data that you simply can't get anywhere else.

Our team of over 600 specialist journalists and analysts in 67 locations around the world sets us apart, producing unparalleled proprietary intelligence and in-depth analysis for our subscribers.

Many of the world’s principal advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates subscribe to our products to spot new business opportunities, increase their revenues and keep several steps ahead of the competition.

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

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