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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LONDON Suitors eying the debt recovery unit of Banco BPM are expected to take on bad loans for an amount close to the top of a 3.5-10 billion euro (£3-£8.8 billion) range set by the Italian bank, a source familiar with the bidding process said.
Video game and electronics retailer GameStop Corp is holding talks with private equity firms about a potential transaction after receiving buyout interest, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
MADRID/LONDON Private equity firm KKR is close to buying a stake in the telecom towers business of Altice , three sources told Reuters, a deal that will help the telecoms and cable group to pay down debt and reshape its European operations.
June 18 Videogame and electronics retailer GameStop Corp is holding talks with private equity firms about a potential transaction after receiving buyout interest, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
LONDON/PARIS Bank of America has hired Morgan Stanley veteran Bernard Mourad, who recently worked as an adviser to French President Emmanuel Macron, as its new head of corporate and investment banking for France, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
LONDON Bank of America is looking to move more jobs than originally envisaged to its new Paris office, in what is expected to be one of the biggest such shifts from London ahead of Brexit, two sources familiar with the matter said.
LONDON At least 10 high-profile dealmakers in Europe have left HSBC in recent months at a time of record merger activity, after the bank failed to overhaul its investment banking unit and revamp client teams, four sources said.
MILAN/LONDON Fiat Chrysler (FCA) boss Sergio Marchionne is expected to outline new plans for electric and hybrid cars in a strategy presentation on Friday, aiming to ensure the world's seventh-largest carmaker remains in the race in the absence of a merger.
LONDON British property group Capital & Counties Properties (Capco) is considering a break-up by splitting its prime London estates of Covent Garden and Earls Court into two separately listed companies.
LONDON/MILAN Italian engineering firm Trevi has chosen Bain Capital Credit for a rescue deal worth more than 900 million euros (£788.9 million), four sources told Reuters.
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