Distressed Debt / Restructuring Editor
Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2022
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You are an experienced editor who has worked on drafting/editing complex stories on corporate financial restructurings, distressed debt situations in Asia and/or elsewhere. You must be able to edit and re-organise complex articles on debt issuers in financial troubles, and have prior experience as a journalist. Experience in managing and coaching financial journalists is a plus, but not a job requirement.
You have preferably an understanding of a number of Asian bankruptcy court systems and the different legal tools available to companies in distress.
You also have a good understanding of financial statements and metrics to look at when analyzing companies in distress.
You will sit with the journalists and editors team, working closely with a team of experienced financial analysts and lawyers to shape content.
- Edit articles written by journalists, financial analysts and lawyers about leveraged companies involved in complex transactions including refinancing of debt facilities, in/out of court debt restructuring.
- Work with journalists, financial and legal analysts on leads for stories, headlines, angles for articles with the aim of producing high level copy in line with Reorg style.
- Learn about Reorg style and enforce it.
- Probe reporters on their sources, make sure the information is confirmed, and properly sourced.
- Help coach and train new and existing reporters on both the subject matter and overall journalistic practices.
- Strong track record in investigative journalism in the field of high yield, distressed debt and debt restructuring.
- Strong track record in editing articles about companies with distressed debt or undergoing a debt restructuring.
- Strong understanding of the main financial terminology and mechanisms related to financial restructurings and distressed debt.
- Understanding of Asian legal systems in relation to in-court restructuring.
- Familiarity with out-of-court restructurings is preferable but not required.
- Understanding of the dynamics of the high-yield and leveraged loan markets.
- Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English.
- Strong writing skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent time management and communication skills.
- A self starter attitude with a proven ability to multi task and work both independently and as a team player in a fast-paced and collaborative environment
- Fluency in other Asian languages is a plus but not required
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