Reuters reporter Franklin is departing

Joshua Franklin

Reuters reporter Joshua Franklin is leaving the information group after seven and a half years.

His final day is Friday. “Keep tuned for information quickly on my subsequent transfer,” he wrote on Twitter.

Franklin has been overlaying mergers and acquisitions, preliminary public choices and company finance for Reuters since Could 2019.

He beforehand lined personal fairness and IPOs. He was additionally within the Reuters bureau in Zurich, the place he lined Swiss funding banks in addition to Switzerland’s central financial institution, and broke main information throughout his three-year stint there. His scoops included the U.S. Division of Justice having requested Credit score Suisse to pay greater than $5 billion to settle a probe over its sale of poisonous mortgage securities, UBS restructuring its flagship wealth administration enterprise, and revelations on exchanges between Credit score Suisse’s CEO and his world markets head over $1 billion in buying and selling losses.

He beforehand labored for Reuters in London, the place he joined as a trainee and gained expertise engaged on a number of desks. Franklin studied French and German on the College of Bristol, and bought a masters diploma in political journalism at Metropolis College in London.

Reuters reporter Franklin is departing