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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

12 Oct 2017

British insurer Hyperion hires Morgan Stanley for stake sale - sources

LONDON British insurer Hyperion has hired Morgan Stanley to sound out financial investors for a minority stake sale, sources told Reuters, in a deal that could value the London-based firm at more than 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion).

06 Oct 2017

General Cable receives bids from European rivals Prysmian, Nexans and NKT: sources

LONDON U.S. cable manufacturer General Cable Corp has received tentative bids from European rivals Prysmian , Nexans and NKT , two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as part of its efforts to find a new owner.

06 Oct 2017

General Cable receives bids from European rivals Prysmian, Nexans and NKT -sources

LONDON, Oct 6 U.S. cable manufacturer General Cable Corp has received tentative bids from European rivals Prysmian, Nexans and NKT, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as part of its efforts to find a new owner.

06 Oct 2017

Summit Materials makes $3.8 billion rival bid for Ash Grove Cement: source

DUBLIN/LONDON Summit Materials, a U.S. construction firm set up by former CRH executives, has made a rival offer for Ash Grove Cement , which CRH has agreed to pay $3.5 billion for, a source said.

05 Oct 2017

Unilever spreads whets private equity appetite as deadline nears - sources

LONDON Anglo-Dutch consumer group Unilever has invited private equity bidders to submit tentative offers for its $8 billion (6.10 billion pounds) margarine and spreads business by a deadline of Oct. 19, two sources close to the matter told Reuters.

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

Italian financier seeks hedge funds' help to clinch deal for Genoa football club - sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT Italian financier Giulio Gallazzi is seeking binding commitments from a series of hedge funds to finance a proposed takeover of Italy's oldest football club, Genoa CFC, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

20 Sep 2017

Switzerland's SIX looks at potential $2 billion sale of payments unit: sources

FRANKFURT/LONDON Swiss stock exchange operator SIX Group has hired JPMorgan to look at options for its payments unit, including a sale worth up to 2 billion Swiss francs ($2.1 billion), sources familiar with the plans told Reuters.

20 Sep 2017

Portuguese payments company SIBS considers sale or capital increase

LISBON/LONDON, Sept 20 The owners of Portuguese payments provider SIBS are considering a potential sale or capital increase and have hired Deutsche Bank to explore its options, the company said.

19 Sep 2017

Britain's Takeover Panel seeks to tighten rules on deals

LONDON Britain's Takeover Panel wants to introduce a series of changes to its rules to help protect those involved with businesses that are being targeted by potential purchasers.

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