Acuris - Investigative Researcher

Debtwire, part of Acuris, is seeking an investigative researcher based in London or New York to work with its team of journalists and credit analysts in covering the activities of controlling shareholders of companies in primarily Russia and Ukraine.

In conjunction with Debtwire CEEMEA journalists, the researcher will use public and proprietary sources to identify shareholdings, deals, relationships, lawsuits and other pertinent information.

The Debtwire CEEMEA team provides actionable intelligence for subscribers on situations across Central and Eastern Europe/CIS/Russia, Middle East and North Africa, plus sub-Saharan Africa.

This job requires the ability to analyse a wide range of data spanning business, politics and litigation, and present it in a concise and practical format.

Candidates must be able to read Russian and preferably Ukrainian, write proficiently in English, and be familiar with these countries’ markets and politics. Experience in business journalism or due-diligence research is preferred but not required.

The successful candidate will have:

  • An investigative mind and good writing skills
  • An understanding of fixed income markets and a strong grasp of broader financial markets
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • A self-starter attitude with a cooperative approach

If you are interested in this position please click on 'Apply Here'. Please ensure your CV and cover letter are attached.

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 600 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.