Ben Harrington is one of the leading Mergers & Acquisition reporters in Europe. He has been covering M&A, private equity and stock markets for the last decade for reputable publications including The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Mail on Sunday. He has also written for The Wall Street Journal's Money Beat blog, The Times, Private Equity News, Financial News and the Australian Financial Review. Ben is well-known in the investment banking, private equity and hedge fund industries for breaking important and accurate M&A stories, such as Carphone Warehouse's £3.5 billion merger with Dixons Retail, which created Dixons Carphone is now listed in the FTSE 100 index. As a result, Ben has a unique insight into the M&A industry.