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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

13 Oct 2017

RWE likely to target Uniper assets after Fortum takeover: sources

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF Germany's RWE is likely to buy Uniper assets that Fortum sells after the Finnish firm's planned 8.05 billion euro ($9.5 billion) takeover rather than launch a counterbid, investors and M&A sources said.

06 Oct 2017

Thyssenkrupp trumpets uplifting demand for next-generation elevators

ROTTWEIL, Germany Thyssenkrupp , trying to transform itself into a technology group, is attracting strong demand for its next-generation elevators, which operate without steel cables or ropes, it said on Friday.

02 Oct 2017

Thyssen-Tata merger puts fate of UK's top steel plant at risk amid dismal earnings

LONDON/FRANKFURT Plagued by poor earnings, Britain's biggest steel plant, located in Port Talbot, is likely to be first in line for job and output cuts after the planned European merger of Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel , industry sources told Reuters.

27 Sep 2017

Fortum to launch $9.5 billion bid for German utility Uniper

FRANKFURT/HELSINKI Finnish power utility Fortum will launch an 8.05 billion-euro ($9.5 billion) takeover bid for Uniper , the power stations operator and energy trading business partly-owned by German utility E.ON , it said on Tuesday. | Video

26 Sep 2017

Thyssenkrupp raises $1.7 billion to fund industrial goods businesses

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF Thyssenkrupp raised almost 1.4 billion euros ($1.7 billion) in a share placing on Tuesday to help fund the industrial goods businesses that will stay with the firm after the planned merger of its steel operations with Tata Steel next year.

25 Sep 2017

Exclusive- Uniper CEO attacks "hostile" Fortum offer, rejected bid in July

DUESSELDORF/FRANKFURT German energy group Uniper views as "hostile" last week's takeover approach by Finnish peer Fortum , its chief executive said on Monday, disclosing that it was Fortum's second attempt to buy the firm after a rejected bid in July.

20 Sep 2017

Thyssenkrupp, Tata Steel agree to forge Europe's No. 2 steelmaker

ESSEN, Germany/MUMBAI Germany's Thyssenkrupp and India's Tata Steel agreed on Wednesday to merge their European steel operations, creating the continent's No.2 steelmaker with revenues of 15 billion euros (£13.30 billion). | Video

15 Sep 2017

Energy firms battle startups to wire Europe's highways for electric cars

PARIS/FRANKFURT The battle over how and where Europeans charge their electric cars is expanding from the continent's cities to its motorways.

11 Sep 2017

Thyssenkrupp blickt Stahlfusion mit Tata entgegen

- von Tom Käckenhoff und Georgina Prodhan und Christoph Steitz

08 Sep 2017

Shareholders urge Thyssenkrupp to get on with Tata Steel deal

DUESSELDORF/FRANKFURT Thyssenkrupp shareholders are urging the group to clinch a deal with Tata Steel to merge their European steel businesses this year, warning failure to do so would be a blow to its credibility.

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