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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

08 Dec 2017

M&C Hotels agrees to sweetened bid from CDL valuing it at two billion pounds

LONDON Millennium & Copthorne Hotels has agreed to a sweetened takeover offer from its majority shareholder that values the London-listed company at about 2 billion pounds ($2.67 billion) after an earlier bid was heavily criticized by minority investors.

08 Dec 2017

M&C Hotels agrees to sweetened bid from CDL valuing it at two billion pounds

LONDON Millennium & Copthorne Hotels has agreed to a sweetened takeover offer from its majority shareholder that values the London-listed company at about 2 billion pounds ($2.67 billion) after an earlier bid was heavily criticised by minority investors.

08 Dec 2017

M&C Hotels agrees to sweetened bid from CDL valuing it at 2 billion pounds

LONDON, Dec 8 City Developments Limited has made an improved bid to acquire Millennium & Copthorne Hotels that values the FTSE 250 company at about 2 billion pounds ($2.67 billion), the companies said in a statement on Friday.

07 Dec 2017

Flurry of UK takeovers set to boost fees for investment banks

LONDON Investment banks could earn as much as $183 million in fees from a flurry of deal-making by British companies this week, according to estimates by Freeman Consulting Services.

07 Dec 2017

Old Mutual unit picks banks for $3.35 billion flotation: sources

LONDON Anglo-South African financial services firm Old Mutual 's UK wealth unit has chosen Goldman Sachs , JP Morgan and Bank of America Merrill Lynch to lead its initial public offering (IPO) next year, banking and advisory sources said.

07 Dec 2017

GVC raises UK gambling stakes with $5.2 billion Ladbrokes bid

LONDON Online gambling company GVC Holdings is in talks to buy Ladbrokes Coral for up to $5.2 billion (3.9 billion) in a long-awaited deal that would transform it into a bastion of British betting.

06 Dec 2017

ISS recommends investors reject proposal to oust LSE chairman

LONDON Hedge fund TCI has suffered a setback in its campaign to oust the chairman of the London Stock Exchange after influential advisory group Institutional Shareholder Services recommended that investors vote against the activist's proposal.

06 Dec 2017

Top UK investor seeks impartial M&A advice for non-executive directors

LONDON Britain's biggest stock market investor is urging non-executive directors in companies in takeover situations to obtain independent advice to make sure they do not sign up to a bad deal and destroy shareholder value.

06 Dec 2017

Hammerson in 'opportunistic' 3.4 billion-pound swoop on Intu

British shopping centers owner Hammerson Plc has agreed to buy smaller rival Intu Properties for about 3.4 billion pounds ($4.56 billion) in a long-speculated deal to create a malls giant controlling 21 billion pounds of assets.

01 Dec 2017

Brexit buys bruised London Stock Exchange time

LONDON Bruised by the collapse of its merger with Deutsche Boerse and battered by the abrupt departure of its CEO, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) may find Brexit buys it time get its house in order.

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