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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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11 Oct 2017

MOVES-Pine River partner Colin Teichholtz to leave hedge fund

NEW YORK, Oct 11 Pine River Capital Management LP is losing another key investment executive just weeks after the hedge fund firm announced plans to shut down its main fund.

11 Oct 2017

Peltz's Procter & Gamble defeat could be more humbling than harmful

Nelson Peltz put his activist hedge fund credentials on the line to win a board seat at Procter & Gamble Co, only to be narrowly defeated, according to a preliminary shareholder vote count. Yet he stands to lose more face than he does money.

11 Oct 2017

Ackman reaches out to ADP retail investors, softens image

BOSTON Billionaire investor William Ackman took his fight for board seats at Automatic Data Processing Inc to retail investors on Tuesday in an unusually public format where he detailed his successes and failures and urged all to cast their votes.

11 Oct 2017

Peltz's Procter & Gamble defeat could be more humbling than harmful

Nelson Peltz put his activist hedge fund credentials on the line to win a board seat at Procter & Gamble Co , only to be narrowly defeated, according to a preliminary shareholder vote count. Yet he stands to lose more face than he does money.

10 Oct 2017

Procter & Gamble foresees proxy war victory, Peltz refuses to concede

Procter & Gamble Co said on Tuesday activist hedge fund manager Nelson Peltz lost his fight to win a seat on the company's board, according to a preliminary tally of shareholder votes in the biggest and most expensive proxy contest ever. | Video

10 Oct 2017

ADP retail investors to get a chance to grill Ackman

Retail investors in U.S. human resources firm Automatic Data Processing Inc will have a chance to grill billionaire shareholder William Ackman on Tuesday, an innovative bid by the hedge fund manager to seek support in his quest for board seats.

10 Oct 2017

Trian's Peltz to face close Procter & Gamble shareholder vote

Oct 10 Procter & Gamble Co on Tuesday will become the biggest ever company to face a shareholder vote over a proxy contest, seeking to prevent activist hedge fund Trian Fund Management LP CEO Nelson Peltz from securing a seat on its board of directors.

09 Oct 2017

GE names hedge fund Trian executive Ed Garden to board

U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co, which major shareholder Trian Fund Management has been pressuring to conduct a more thorough restructuring, appointed the hedge fund's chief investment officer to its board on Monday. | Video

04 Oct 2017

Activist funds with fewer assets outperforming big name rivals

BOSTON Several activist investor funds with a fraction of the assets of their bigger rivals are posting strong returns, as they win board seats and drive change at companies, an analysis of their performance shows.

04 Oct 2017

Hedge fund Baupost owns $911 million in Puerto Rico debt

BOSTON Baupost Group, one of the world's biggest hedge funds, owns nearly $1 billion in Puerto Rican sales tax debt, a spokeswoman confirmed on Wednesday as the island's debt tumbled in the wake of suggestions from President Donald Trump that it may be erased.

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