Monks named US offers workforce chief at Bloomberg

Liana Baker, managing editor of U.S. offers at Bloomberg Information, despatched out the next on…

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 Staff Chief on the US Offers workforce. He’ll proceed to work intently with me overseeing the workforce’s priorities and technique to make sure we’re getting our scoops and good evaluation out as shortly as potential.

Matt has been on the offers workforce for the previous decade as an editor and reporter overlaying monetary companies and power dealmaking. He’s helped break offers together with ICE/Black Knight, BMO’s talks to purchase Financial institution of the West and a number of other scoops on Robinhood through the meme inventory frenzy of final yr. As an editor, he’s despatched out copy and headlines on a few of the largest 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 modifying duties, Jan-Henrik Foerster in London will assist cowl monetary companies offers globally.

It’s no shock that Matt thrives underneath stress as a result of he’s a US Military veteran. He was a truck mechanic within the military and served on energetic 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 Kinds. He’s not solely an enormous music fan however he’s been recognized to carry out acoustic guitar at open mic nights close to his house in Sleepy Hole, NY.

Please be part of us in congratulating Matt in his new function!

-Liana