Laura Board

Laura Board is The Deal’s international editor. Based in London, she leads a team producing news and features on corporate finance and regulation from Brussels to Brisbane. Board joined the The Deal shortly after its 1999 launch from the Financial Times. Before that, she worked at Bloomberg News in Frankfurt and London and at Retail Week. She speaks French, Italian, German and Spanish.

Recent Articles By The Author

Monte dei Paschi Produces Rescue Plan, Lags Peers in EBA Stress Tests

Monte dei Paschi Produces Rescue Plan, Lags Peers in EBA Stress Tests

The restructuring, if approved by shareholders, would involve hiving off bad loans into a securitization vehicle and the sale of up to $5.6 billion of shares.

UBS Beats Quarterly Earnings Expectations, Warns on Outlook

UBS Beats Quarterly Earnings Expectations, Warns on Outlook

The Swiss bank says it's on track with a program of cost cuts.

Eurozone GDP Growth Halves, as Expected, to 0.3% in Second Quarter

Eurozone GDP Growth Halves, as Expected, to 0.3% in Second Quarter

The data follow news of an unexpected quarterly stagnation in France.

Sanofi Quarterly Earnings, Sales Slide, but It Reiterates Discipline on Medivation

Sanofi Quarterly Earnings, Sales Slide, but It Reiterates Discipline on Medivation

Sanofi says currency headwinds will erode 4% from full-year earnings per share.

Yen, Japanese Banks Rise After Bank of Japan Refrains From Rate Cut

Yen, Japanese Banks Rise After Bank of Japan Refrains From Rate Cut

Government bond yields rise after the central bank keeps the deposit rate at minus 0.1%.