Serena Saitto

Serena Saitto is a Senior Deal Reporter for Bloomberg News based in New York, covering mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings in the Americas. She joined Bloomberg finance team in August 2008. After covering the collapse of Lehman Brothers, she started covering M&A in 2009. She won the 2009 Society of American Business Editors and Writers Awards for enterprise reporting on the “Ten Days that Changed Wall Street as Bernanke Saw Massive Failure.” She also won the Silurians Society’s award for excellence in business reporting for an article on 2009′s bonus furor. She contributes to Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg BusinessWeek and is a speaker and moderator for Bloomberg Link’s conferences. Before joining Bloomberg, she was a financial reporter for Dow Jones Newswires in Milan, Italy, and in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In that position she often contributed to the Wall Street Journal and to CNBC TV. She previously worked for Apcom in Rome, the Italian service of the Associated Press, where she covered International finance. She earned a Master of Science in Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, after graduating from La Sapienza University of Rome with a degree in Political Sciences. [+]