Scott Deveau, a deals reporter at Bloomberg News, has joined Longacre Square Partners as a managing director.
During his eight-year run, Deveau covered shareholder activism, mergers & acquisitions, IPOs and other special situations.
His primary focus was on high-profile shareholder activists, such as Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman and Dan Loeb.
Prior to Bloomberg, Deveau was business reporter for Toronto’s National Post for seven years, a war correspondent in Afghanistan for Canwest News Service and a reporter for The Globe and Mail.
The native Canadian will help Longacre Square build a Canada financial communications offering.