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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

06 Dec 2017

Atlantia, Hochtief brace for sealed bid contest in Abertis battle - sources

By Pamela Barbaglia, Francesca Landini and Matthias Inverardi

05 Dec 2017

Prysmian sets sights on other M&A targets after General Cable deal

MILAN Italian cable maker Prysmian is looking at three more M&A targets, its CEO Valerio Battista said on Tuesday, the day after announcing a $3 billion deal to buy U.S. rival General Cable .

04 Dec 2017

Italy's Prysmian digs deep to buy General Cable in $3 billion deal

MILAN Italian cable maker Prysmian has agreed to pay a hefty premium to buy U.S. rival General Cable in a $3 billion deal struck despite competing bids from Chinese and European groups.

01 Dec 2017

Italy's Prysmian lines up binding bid for General Cable - sources

LONDON/MILAN European cable firm Prysmian is finalising an all-cash binding bid for General Cable which could be worth more than $1.1 billion (£0.81 billion), sources familiar with the matter said.

01 Dec 2017

Italy's Prysmian lines up binding bid for General Cable - sources

LONDON/MILAN, Dec 1 European cable firm Prysmian is finalising an all-cash binding bid for General Cable which could be worth more than $1.1 billion, sources familiar with the matter said.

17 Nov 2017

Bondholders sue Italian bank Monte dei Paschi over rescue action

MILAN A group of bondholders challenged Italy's rescue of ailing bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena , suing the lender over the cancellation of their investments and calling for the bonds to be reinstated.

03 Nov 2017

Total and Erg sell Italian fuel retail business to API

PARIS/MILAN French oil company Total said on Friday it had agreed to sell the Italian petrol station network it co-owns with partner ERG to refiner API, completing the planned disposal of the TotalErg joint venture's assets.

26 Oct 2017

Exclusive: Atlantia mulling sweetener for Abertis bid - sources

MILAN/MADRID Italy's Atlantia plans to improve its offer for rival Spanish toll roads operator Abertis to trump a 17.1 billion-euro bid from Spanish construction giant ACS's German unit Hochtief , two sources said.

23 Oct 2017

Italian regions start pursuing greater autonomy in shadow of Catalonia crisis

MILAN/VENICE Political leaders in northern Italy claimed an overwhelming mandate on Monday to seek greater autonomy from Rome after referendums that did not go as far as the independence vote in Catalonia declared illegal by Spain.

13 Oct 2017

Exclusive - Atlantia ready to raise Abertis' bid to beat ACS: sources

MILAN/DUESSELDORF Italian toll-road operator Atlantia is prepared to raise its takeover bid for Spanish rival Abertis to up to about 17.8 billion euros ($21 billion) should a rival offer by builder ACS materialise, three sources close to the matter said.

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