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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Buyout firm Platinum Equity LLC is in advanced talks to acquire Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd, a supplier of injection moulding equipment to the plastics industry, for close to $4 billion (£3 billion), including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
NEW YORK GGP Inc , one of the largest owners and operators of U.S. shopping centres, has rejected a $14.8 billion (11.1 billion pounds) buyout offer from its biggest shareholder, Brookfield Property Partners LP , people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
Walt Disney Co is in the lead to acquire much of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's media empire, though rival suitor Comcast Corp remains in contention, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Dec 3 Zach Oleksiuk, the former leader of asset manager BlackRock Inc's investment stewardship team in the Americas, has joined New York-based investment bank Evercore Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd will take its first formal step on Monday toward a hostile bid to take over Qualcomm Inc , unveiling nominees whom Qualcomm shareholders can vote on to replace the U.S. semiconductor company's board of directors, according to people familiar with the matter.
Dec 3 Aetna Inc's board of directors was meeting on Sunday to approve the U.S. health insurer's sale to U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp for approximately $207 per share in cash and stock, according to people familiar with the matter.
Axalta Coating Systems has ended talks with Japan's Nippon Paint Holdings Co Ltd about a potential sale, the U.S. coating company said on Thursday, following the rejection of what sources said was a $9.1 billion (£6.7 billion) all-cash bid.
U.S. media company Meredith Corp said on Sunday it will buy Time Inc, the publisher of People, Sports Illustrated and Fortune magazines, in a $1.84 billion all-cash deal backed by conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch. | Video
Rockwell Automation Inc rejected Emerson Electric Co's sweetened $29 billion (£21.8 billion) takeover offer on Wednesday, in its strongest rebuttal to date of the proposed combination of two of the world's largest factory equipment makers. | Video
Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is nearing a deal to buy Qdoba Mexican Eats from restaurant chain Jack in the Box Inc for more than $300 million, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
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