Canada M&A Reporter (Temporary)

Job Description

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world's largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world's media organizations, and directly to consumers at Reuters.com.

Reuters is looking for a dynamic, scoop-driven mergers and acquisitions (M&A) reporter to break news on the biggest deals in corporate Canada.

From gold mining mergers to deal-making in the energy and cannabis sector, the M&A patch is a busy one domestically while, globally, Canadian pension funds and asset managers are major investors. Based in Toronto, the ideal candidate will be able to win exclusive stories on live and expected deals and follow them throughout their life cycle, working closely with the global M&A team and financial reporters. S/he will have strong source-building skills, tapping into Bay Street financiers, lawyers and regulators as well as the cloistered world of pension funds. The successful candidate will distinguish Reuters coverage with insightful behind-the-scenes details on deals, spotlight key dealmakers and be able to identify trends in M&A and capital market transactions

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This position is a one-year maternity cover and does not come with any relocation benefits.

Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to break news in a competitive environment
  • Prior M&A reporting experience and contacts preferable
  • Excellent news judgment and good organizational skills
  • A strong team ethic
  • Five to 10 years experience

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Locations
Toronto-Ontario-Canada


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