Freelance Business Reporter

Asia-Pacific, Editorial

Mergermarket, the international financial news service division of Acuris, is looking for a freelance business reporter to cover start-ups, corporate, and private equity firms on M&A-related topics. The candidate would need be based in Chengdu and should be able to provide exclusive content on mergers and acquisitions and corporate strategy. She/he would be expected to attend business events and conferences.

The successful candidate will be hungry to produce exclusive stories on a regular basis by interviewing decision makers, CEOs, bankers and other sources for Mergermarket.

The candidate will also have excellent English speaking and writing skills, and ideally bring at least some reporting experience from another financial news service, newspaper or online publication to the table.


We will provide you with the training and support needed. The post is a freelance one and the reporter will be paid per story. Rates are negotiable according to experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter in English, resume and two writing samples in English to


Mergermarket is an Acuris media company that provides the advisory, corporate and financial communities with forward-looking intelligence, analysis and data that you simply can't get anywhere else.

Our team of over 500 specialist journalists and analysts in 65 locations around the world sets us apart, producing unparalleled proprietary intelligence and in-depth analysis for our subscribers.

Many of the world’s principal advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates subscribe to our products to spot new business opportunities, increase their revenues and keep several steps ahead of the competition.

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.