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Thomson Reuters LPC is the premier global provider of information on the syndicated loan and high yield bond markets. Our first-to-the-market news, comprehensive real-time and historic data helps industry players stay informed about market trends and facilitate trading and investment decisions. With offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, Sydney and Tokyo LPC is the one source for comprehensive coverage of the syndicated loan markets worldwide.
Thomson Reuters LPC is seeking an skilled and energetic journalist to cover the private U.S. secondary loan market. The ideal candidate will be able to quickly deliver news on secondary loan trading and adjacent markets, including high yield bonds and credit default swaps. The reporter will also be able to conceive and write longer pieces on secondary trends for LPC’s print publications, real time news service LoanConnector and the Reuters newswire.
Excellent contact building, strong people skills and initiative are key for breaking news in a private market and producing market-moving off diary stories. An understanding of the syndicated loan market, how the fast-paced news cycle impacts loan trading and how this translates into breaking secondary market news is a plus but training will also be provided.
Strong written, communication and organisational skills are a must, along with two years of relevant financial reporting experience, newswire experience also a plus. Candidates who have worked in either a syndicated lending or credit trading capacity will also be considered.
Financial journalism experience or experience working in syndicated finance
Strong interpersonal and communications skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
Strong knowledge of financial markets and investment banking
A good contact book and the ability to network and develop sources and contacts
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