Bringing the marketplace leading news coverage of mergers, events, and major corporate actions.

CTFN's Mission

From a standing start in April 2014 to today, CTFN has grown from a new entrant in the field of providing news on mergers, event-driven situations, and major corporate developments, to an important voice on deals and a leading provider of in-depth news for investors. CTFN’s growing subscriber base includes hedge funds, mutual funds, and select advisers. CTFN is read by deal professionals, legal participants, regulators, and industry users.


CTFN stands out among financial news sources by catering to a professional investor’s viewpoint. Our mission is to provide sharper, better researched news to already well-informed readers.

Featured Articles

Judge Appears To Tilt For Government in Cigna/Anthem Case

The fifth day of the Cigna/Anthem antitrust trial ended Tuesday with Judge Amy Berman Jackson appearing to favor an early decision for the government. Judge Jackson, who plans to recess next week to rule on whether

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Virgin America/Alaska Air Talks with Regulators Said to be Constructive

With additional reporting by Robert W. Welkos – Senior executives from Virgin America and Alaska Airlines met with regulators at the Department of Justice on September 15, according to two senior antitrust attorneys. The meeting, which was referred to as a “backdoor” meeting by the attorneys, was said by a third attorney to likely be … Read More

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The CTFN Team

CTFN’s growth since 2014 has meant continued investment into hiring and training dedicated and accomplished journalists and research analysts who share CTFN’s approach to covering situations from the perspective of an analyst or portfolio manager, and who doggedly uncover facts and pose questions uniquely relevant to investment professionals. CTFN’s success has enabled growing coverage topically and geographically, with a team of seasoned reporters in North America and Europe who are backed up by experienced analysts – advancing stories that matter to event-driven investors and deal professionals.


February’s featured reporter …

Valeria Camerino began reporting for CTFN in September 2015 and has covered various regulatory agencies such as the European Commission, CADE, the Competition Commission of South Africa, and others. Prior to joining CTFN, Valeria was a Senior Reporter at London-based TelecomFinance, where she wrote about telecom M&A, financing, and regulation across Southern Europe and Latin America, providing proprietary intelligence and analysis on the latest industry developments. Before that, she worked as Middle East correspondent at Mergermarket, where she covered corporate M&A. Valeria has held editorial positions for Dubai-based Climate Control Middle East, MEGAWHAT, and Security Advisor Middle East. She holds a B.A. in Languages and Public Relations from Leeds Beckett University and an M.A. in International Journalism from University of Central Lancashire.

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CTFN Coverage

CTFN covers major corporate developments in North America, the UK, and Europe, with special emphasis on US, Brazilian, and South African antitrust, telecom and utilities developments, major US litigation of antitrust, SIFI, and GSE matters, Delaware litigation, and proceedings at the FCC and state public utility commissions in the US.


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