Ed Hammond, who has been covering mergers and acquisitions for Bloomberg News for more than eight years, is joining the organization’s opinion section.
A multiple award-winner in Europe and the United States, Hammond has received awards from bodies including the National Press Club, the Foreign Press Association, and the Society of Editors and Publishers.
Hammond previously covered M&A for the Financial Times. He also worked for the business newspaper in London as its property correspondent.
He took over the property job in 2011 and is responsible for the FT’s coverage of commercial and residential real estate stories world wide. He also wrote the fortnightly Perspective Column for the FT Weekend’s House and Home.
Hammond started is career in journalism as a graduate with the FT in 2007 and has worked as a reporter in a number of different sectors, including capital markets and heavy industry.