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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.

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16 Sep 2017

Ant Financial to try again for U.S. approval of MoneyGram deal - source

Chinese payments company Ant Financial is planning to resubmit its application for U.S. review of its deal to buy MoneyGram International Inc for $1.2 billion (£883 million), a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

16 Sep 2017

Ant Financial to try again for U.S. approval of MoneyGram deal - source

Sept 15 Chinese payments company Ant Financial is planning to resubmit its application for U.S. review of its deal to buy MoneyGram International Inc for $1.2 billion, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

16 Sep 2017

Exclusive: AT&T weighs divestiture of Latin American TV assets - sources

AT&T is evaluating a sale of its pay TV operations in Latin America as it seeks to pay down debt following its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

14 Sep 2017

Trump bars Chinese-backed firm from buying U.S. chipmaker Lattice

U.S. President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S.-based chipmaker on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose takeover deals that involve technologies with potential military applications. | Video

14 Sep 2017

Cornerstone On Demand hires advisers to explore options: source

Enterprise software company Cornerstone OnDemand Inc is working with financial advisers to explore the possibility of a sale and also defend against the activist investors in its stock, according to a source familiar with the matter.

14 Sep 2017

China chip deal gamble fails for Silicon Valley insider

NEW YORK On paper, the offer from the private equity fund was a lucrative one - a $1.2 million signing bonus, a $2 million cut of its management fees and a 20 percent stake in the firm itself.

12 Sep 2017

MOVES-TPG Capital hires former Starwood CEO as senior adviser

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12 Private equity firm TPG Capital said on Tuesday it hired former Starwood Hotels and Resorts chief executive officer Frits van Paasschen as a senior adviser to help boost the firm's consumer investment portfolio.

11 Sep 2017

Exclusive: Elliott's Evergreen makes bid to buy Gigamon - sources

Elliott Management Corp's private equity arm has submitted a bid to acquire U.S. networking software maker Gigamon Inc , according to people familiar with the matter.

11 Sep 2017

EXCLUSIVE-Elliott's Evergreen submits offer for Gigamon -sources

Sept 11 Elliott Management Corp's private equity arm has submitted a bid to acquire U.S. networking software maker Gigamon Inc, according to people familiar with the matter.

07 Sep 2017

Buyout firm Cove Hill Partners closes $1 billion fund

Cove Hill Partners, a recently formed private equity firm founded by a former Bain Capital executive, said on Thursday it closed its first private equity fund with more than $1 billion in commitments.

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