Mergermarket, a market-leading global financial business intelligence service, is looking for a journalist to cover a 12-month maternity leave period in its London office.

The candidate will work within Mergermarket’s editorial equities division and help cover mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the Nordics.

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 local network of sources in the financial 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, we are looking for candidates who speak at least one Nordic language (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian or Finnish) fluently. The ideal candidate will have 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.

This is a full-time position based in our London head office.

If you are interested in this position, please click the apply now buttoin below. Please ensure your CV and cover letter explaining your interest and suitability are attached.

The Mergermarket Group 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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