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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FRANKFURT/ZURICH, Dec 8 China's HNA Group, which has started selling off assets to allay liquidity concerns, is pushing for a flotation of its Swiss airline caterer Gategroup Holding early next year, people close to the matter said.
FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON A U.S. federal investigator probing alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election asked Deutsche Bank for data on accounts held by President Donald Trump and his family, a person close to the matter said on Tuesday, but Trump's lawyer denied any such subpoena had been issued. | Video
FRANKFURT Deutsche Bank plans to rebrand its asset management arm as DWS, the name of its main retail brand, and put a structure in place that gives the group full control even after the unit's planned stock market listing.
LONDON/FRANKFURT Canadian pension funds and private equity investors are lining up to buy German metering company Techem with a multi-billion euro sale expected to launch in early 2018, sources familiar with the matter said.
FRANKFURT Buyout group Nordic Capital has agreed to buy Alloheim, Germany's second-largest nursing home operator, for about 1.1 billion euros (£1 billion) including debt, people close to the matter told Reuters.
FRANKFURT Munich Re's Ergo unit has dropped plans to sell run-off life insurance policies, saying non-binding offers received by the company were too low.
FRANKFURT SpringerNature, the publisher of science magazines Nature and Scientific American, has asked JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley to organise a potential 4-5 billion euro stock market listing next year, people close to the matter said.
Mailand/Madrid/Frankfurt/Düsseldorf Die Energiebranche in Deutschland steht womöglich vor einer weiteren Konsolidierung.
MADRID/FRANKFURT/MILAN German utility RWE is looking at ways to cut its 16.8-billion euro (15.00 billion pounds) stake in retail business Innogy , several banking sources told Reuters, adding this could involve a deal with Italy's Enel .
WARSAW/FRANKFURT Spanish bank Santander has entered exclusive talks to buy the bulk of Deutsche Bank's business in Poland in a bid to strengthen its position in the highly competitive market, two sources familiar with the matter said.