Debtwire, Court Reporter - Restructuring

01 May 2019
01 Jun 2019
Job Type
Full Time

Company description:

Debtwire is the leading news service and information provider in the leveraged finance markets, providing market-moving intelligence and data on new issues in the primary markets, performance of the issuers in the secondary market and on full-blown financial restructurings.

Job Description:

You will be covering primarily private equity-backed distressed companies undergoing court-driven restructuring processes, reporting on live hearings.

The role will involve interacting with legal sources to verify information and source documents, and includes an aspect of data management to maintain our restructuring database with key terms from workouts.

You will work on a small, collaborative desk with support and on the job training.


  • Covering primarily private equity-backed distressed companies undergoing court-driven restructuring processes, reporting on live hearings
  • Interacting with legal sources to verify information and source documents
  • Help maintain our restructuring database by extracting key terms and information from court docs

Skills & Requirements:

  • Experience either in a news reporter role, ideally with a financial focus, or in the financial markets/ legal sector with a proven desire to write, or in a market reporting role
  • A self-starter attitude with a cooperative approach
  • An investigative mind and good writing skills
  • Networking and contact building skills
  • Excellent time management and communication skills

Nice to have:

  • European languages are an advantage and you will have the opportunity for foreign travel to meet with sources and moderate at conferences.
  • Contacts in the European legal advisory sector

What’s in it for you:

  • 25 days paid leave + local Bank Holidays
  • London office with stunning roof terrace, great communal areas and a very modern space
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program/ Save as you Learn Scheme
  • Employee Social club
  • Pool Table/Subsidised Gym/Other Staff Discounts and more

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Acuris powers business growth for financial and professional services firms worldwide. Through events and subscription-based digital services, we provide unique, high-value content that helps our customers to make the best decisions based on the strongest evidence.

Our sector specialists and expert analysts interpret data and intelligence to extract new insights that create business opportunities for our customers.

We’re trusted by many of the world’s principal advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates, who rely our brands to help them understand specialist markets and find ideas for business development.

Founded in 2000, we’re a growing family of information brands united by common characteristics: sector expertise, analytical skill, proprietary data and solutions that are packaged for maximum value. You’ll find our 1,000 staff, including 500 specialist journalists and analysts, in 67 locations around the world.

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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