Liana Baker, managing editor of U.S. offers at Bloomberg Information, despatched out the next on Friday:
We’re excited to announce that Matt Monks has been promoted to Workforce Chief on the US Offers staff. He’ll proceed to work carefully with me overseeing the staff’s priorities and technique to make sure we’re getting our scoops and sensible evaluation out as shortly as potential.
Matt has been on the offers staff for the previous decade as an editor and reporter protecting monetary companies and vitality dealmaking. He’s helped break offers together with ICE/Black Knight, BMO’s talks to purchase Financial institution of the West and several other scoops on Robinhood in the course of the meme inventory frenzy of final yr. As an editor, he’s despatched out copy and headlines on a number of the greatest offers our desk produces with a cool head and the pace to beat the competitors.
As Matt transitions to his new function and picks up extra managerial and enhancing duties, Jan-Henrik Foerster in London will assist cowl monetary companies offers globally.
It’s no shock that Matt thrives underneath strain as a result of he’s a US Military veteran. He was a truck mechanic within the military and served on lively responsibility in South Korea about 14 miles from the DMZ.
Matt began his profession in journalism as a paper boy for the Journal Inquirer in Manchester, Connecticut, and labored for information organizations together with Dow Jones, Crain’s and American Banker the place he joined us from in 2012. A father of two, he loves Corridor & Oates and Harry Types. He’s not solely a giant music fan however he’s been identified to carry out acoustic guitar at open mic nights close to his dwelling in Sleepy Hole, NY.
Please be a part of us in congratulating Matt in his new function!