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

UBS Warns on Outlook as Net Falls After Charges

UBS Warns on Outlook as Net Falls After Charges

Profit at the bank beat forecasts by several measures but bottom-line earnings disappointed.

Eurozone Data Highlights Tale of Two Countries

Eurozone Data Highlights Tale of Two Countries

French consumer price and GDP growth disappoint, while German indicators continue to pick up pace.

European Stocks Slip After French GDP Miss; Novo Nordisk Plunges on U.S. Woes

European Stocks Slip After French GDP Miss; Novo Nordisk Plunges on U.S. Woes

Pharma group Sanofi rises on improved guidance and RBS gains after a third-quarter profit beat.

RBS Warns of Another EC Deadline Miss as It Beats Profit Forecasts

RBS Warns of Another EC Deadline Miss as It Beats Profit Forecasts

Shares in the lender rise more than 4% in early trading.

Qualcomm Strikes $47 Billion Deal to Buy NXP

Qualcomm Strikes $47 Billion Deal to Buy NXP

The buyer sees synergies of $500 million from the combination within two years.

Dow Chemical Shares Rise as Earnings Top Forecasts

Dow Chemical Shares Rise as Earnings Top Forecasts

The above-forecast results come two days after merger partner DuPont topped profit expectations.

Pound Flip-Flops, Bond Yields Rise as U.K. GDP Growth Tops Forecasts

Pound Flip-Flops, Bond Yields Rise as U.K. GDP Growth Tops Forecasts

Third-quarter growth of 0.5%, compared with expectations of 0.3% expansion, make an interest rate cut from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney next week unlikely.

European Stock Indices Mixed; Deutsche Bank Gives up Early Gains After Quarterly Results

European Stock Indices Mixed; Deutsche Bank Gives up Early Gains After Quarterly Results

Nokia falls 7% as the CFO quits and third-quarter mobile equipment weakness echoes Ericsson woes.

Deutsche Bank's Cryan Says DoJ Deal 'Top Priority' as Results Beat Forecasts

Deutsche Bank's Cryan Says DoJ Deal 'Top Priority' as Results Beat Forecasts

Shares erase early gains after news of an unexpected third-quarter net profit.

Ericsson Slides on News of Insider CEO Appointment

Ericsson Slides on News of Insider CEO Appointment

Decade-long board veteran Ekholm, a former CEO of the group's leading shareholder, will replace Frykhammar in January.