Ed Hammond, who covers mergers and acquisitions in the United States for the Financial Times, has been hired by Bloomberg News.
His start date at his new job is still to be determined.
Hammond has been covering M&A for about a year. He previously worked for the business newspaper in London as its property correspondent. He is now based out of New York.
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.
He has a degree in English literature and an MA in print journalism.