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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

High-yield bond to back Schenck acquisition

LONDON, Oct 12 (IFR) - A high-yield bond of around €425m will back Blackstone's acquisition of German measuring technology group Schenck Process, a banker on the deal told IFR.

02 Oct 2017

MOVES-HSBC takes Morgan for leveraged finance job

LONDON, Oct 2 (IFR) - HSBC has hired Tim Morgan to join its leveraged finance team for Europe, Middle East and Africa, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

02 Oct 2017

Wind targeting EUR7bn-equivalent of bonds - sources

LONDON, Oct 2 (IFR) - Italian telecommunications provider Wind Tre is seeking to raise about €7bn-equivalent in high-yield bonds as part of its upcoming jumbo refinancing deal, according to sources close to the transaction.

15 Sep 2017

Stada finally out with high-yield bonds

LONDON, Sept 15 (IFR) - The bond portion of Stada's jumbo buyout financing backing its takeover by Bain Capital and Cinven finally hit screens on Friday morning.

09 Aug 2017

New Look moves to freefall

LONDON, Aug 9 (IFR) - New Look's bonds continued their fall on Wednesday after taking a dive on the back of poor results released on Tuesday.

08 Aug 2017

New Look plummets on latest quarterly earnings

LONDON, Aug 8 (IFR) - New Look's bonds hit fresh lows on Tuesday on the back of poor quarterly results it just released.

07 Aug 2017

New Look to release earnings, outlook remains tricky

LONDON, Aug 7 (IFR) - Market participants will keep an eye on British retailer New Look's Q1 2017-18 results on Tuesday, with the outlook remaining bleak for a company that has come to symbolise the uncertainty facing the sector.

21 Jun 2017

MOVES-Barclays hires Stephen Smith from HSBC

LONDON, June 21 (IFR) - Stephen Smith will join Barclays as a director in the high-yield syndicate team based in London, according to the bank.

13 Jun 2017

New Look bonds resist rating downgrade

LONDON, June 13 (IFR) - New Look's senior bonds ignored an S&P downgrade, continuing to trade up on Tuesday though still at distressed levels.

12 Jun 2017

Intrum Justitia out with year's biggest euro high-yield deal

LONDON, June 12 (IFR) - Intrum Justitia is out with a jumbo €3bn-equivalent trade, set to be this year's largest in the European high-yield market.

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