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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SAO PAULO China's State Power Investment Corp [CPWRI.UL] is likely to deliver a bid for Brazil's fourth-largest hydroelectric dam as soon as next month, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.
SAO PAULO, June 15 China's State Power Investment Corp is likely to deliver a bid for Brazil's fourth-largest hydroelectric dam as soon as next month, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.
SAO PAULO LyondellBasell Industries NV and Odebrecht SA, the controlling owner of petrochemicals producer Braskem, said on Friday they have entered into exclusive talks for Lyondell to acquire control of Braskem, and two people familiar with the matter said the companies are planning a cash and shares deal that could top $9 billion (£6.7 billion).
RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, June 12 Controlling shareholders of Brazil's BRF SA, the world's largest poultry exporter, are not interested in selling their stakes at current prices, said the chief executive of pension fund Petros, a major stakeholder, on Tuesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 12 Brazilian pension fund Funcef is still considering whether to sell its stake in mining company Vale SA but sees no immediate urgency to do so, its director Paulo Werneck said on Tuesday, as funds try to avoid putting pressure on Vale shares.
SAO PAULO Advent International, the buyout firm acquiring 80 percent of Walmart Inc's Brazilian operations, plans to invest in converting store formats instead of opening new ones, an executive said on Tuesday.
SAO PAULO, June 1 Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has extended the deadline for discussion with France's Engie SA about the sale contract for a major pipeline network, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.
SAO PAULO Italy's Enel SpA outbid Spanish utility Iberdrola SA with a 7.6 billion reais ($2 billion) bid for Brazilian grid operator Eletropaulo Metropolitana Eletricidade de Sao Paulo SA , according to a Wednesday securities filing.
SAO PAULO, May 24 Brazilian engineering conglomerate Odebrecht SA on Thursday secured a loan of 2.6 billion reais ($717 million) from the country's two biggest private lenders on the eve of a potential bond default, according to two sources.
SAO PAULO A surprise decision by Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA to cut diesel prices in response to truckers' protests is worrying some potential buyers of Petrobras' refineries, three people with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.
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