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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

10 Nov 2017

Swiss bourse SIX eyes sale of majority stake in card payments unit - chairman

ZURICH Swiss stock exchange operator SIX Group is open to selling a majority stake in its card payments unit with the aim of growing the business, Chairman Romeo Lacher told Reuters.

31 Oct 2017

Clariant CEO calls independent review 'premature' amid shareholder row

ZURICH Clariant Chief Executive Hariolf Kottmann said it would be "premature" to do an outside strategy review, a key demand of activist shareholders who derailed the Swiss chemical maker's planned $20 billion merger with U.S.-based Huntsman .

30 Oct 2017

Clariant-Großaktionär schaltet auf Angriff um

Zürich In der Auseinandersetzung mit dem Spezialchemiekonzern Clariant zieht Großaktionär White Tale endgültig die Samthandschuhe aus.

27 Oct 2017

Activist investors scupper $20 billion Clariant-Huntsman merger

ZURICH Swiss speciality chemicals maker Clariant and U.S. group Huntsman abandoned their $20 billion(£15.28 billion) merger on Friday, notching a win for activist investors who fought the deal for months on the grounds it would destroy shareholder value. | Video

26 Oct 2017

White Tale takes Clariant stake above 20 percent - source

ZURICH Activist investors seeking to block Clariant's $20 billion(£15.18 billion)merger deal with Huntsman Corp have increased their stake in the Swiss specialty chemical maker to above 20 percent, triggering a disclosure filing, a source close to the matter said.

20 Oct 2017

Activist investor RBR wants to build $1 billion stake in Credit Suisse

ZURICH Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors wants to expand its stake in Credit Suisse to 1 billion Swiss francs (769.83 million pounds), as the hedge fund pushes to spin off the Swiss lender's investment bank and asset management business.

19 Oct 2017

Activist RBR wants Credit Suisse to float asset management unit, investment bank

ZURICH Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors wants Credit Suisse to float its asset management business and investment bank, valuing them at more than 20 billion Swiss francs (£15.5 billion) when split from the rest of the bank, according to a presentation reviewed by Reuters.

19 Oct 2017

Activist RBR wants Credit Suisse to float asset management unit, investment bank -presentation

ZURICH, Oct 19 Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors wants Credit Suisse to float its asset management business and investment bank, according to a presentation reviewed by Reuters.

17 Oct 2017

Activist RBR courts fellow investors for Credit Suisse break-up

ZURICH Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors sought on Tuesday to rally support for a campaign to break up Credit Suisse , hoping to capitalise on unrest after Switzerland's second-biggest bank lost about a quarter of its value since 2015.

13 Oct 2017

Swiss helicopter maker preps $154 million capital hike for liftoff

ZURICH Marenco Swiss Helicopter is raising 150 million Swiss francs (115.64 million pounds)in fresh capital as it prepares to deliver its carbon-fibre aircraft to customers in 2019, it said on Friday.

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