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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

16 Oct 2017

Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co

NEW YORK The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after firing co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

16 Oct 2017

Nordstrom family suspends attempt to take U.S. retailer private

Nordstrom Inc said on Monday that a founding family group had suspended attempts to take the U.S. department store operator private because of difficulties in arranging debt financing for its bid ahead of the key holiday shopping season.

13 Oct 2017

Hellman & Friedman explores sale of software firm OpenLink -sources

Oct 13 Hellman & Friedman LLC is exploring the sale of OpenLink Financial LLC, a U.S. software provider to the commodity, energy and financial services sectors that could be valued at over $1 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said.

09 Oct 2017

Exclusive: Honeywell prepares to spin off businesses - sources

Honeywell International Inc plans to spin off non-core assets and create at least two new publicly listed companies, as the U.S. industrial conglomerate seeks to streamline its business, according to people familiar with the matter.

29 Sep 2017

With mega-deals elusive, global third-quarter M&A deal volumes slip

NEW YORK/LONDON The value of mergers and acquisitions globally dropped slightly in the third quarter of 2017, as big deals worth more than $10 billion were scarce given uncertainty about economic policy in the U.S. and Europe in particular, leaving dealmakers to feast on a plethora of smaller transactions.

27 Sep 2017

Exclusive: Blackstone, Apollo team up for Westinghouse bid - sources

Private equity firms Blackstone Group LP and Apollo Global Management LLC have teamed up to bid for the business of bankrupt U.S. nuclear power plant services firm Westinghouse Electric Co, people familiar with the matter said.

23 Sep 2017

Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing on deal terms - sources

T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers. | Video

22 Sep 2017

Insider - T-Mobile US vor neuem Anlauf für Mega-Fusion

New York/Frankfurt Nach mehreren gescheiterten Anläufen soll es dieses Mal klappen: Die Deutsche Telekom steht mit ihrer Tochter T-Mobile US Insidern zufolge vor einer milliardenschweren Mobilfunkhochzeit in den USA.

01 Sep 2017

Trump to decide on China-backed buyout of U.S. chipmaker

President Donald Trump will decide in the next two weeks whether to block a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S. chipmaker, putting his economic and diplomatic relations with China under a spotlight. | Video

01 Sep 2017

Genstar nears $1.5 billion deal for Tekni-Plex: sources

SAN FRANCISCO Private equity firm Genstar Capital is nearing a deal to acquire Tekni-Plex, a U.S. manufacturer of medical packaging and tubing, from American Securities for roughly $1.5 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

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