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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

03 Aug 2018

Elliott stake report lifts Italy's Mediobanca shares

MILAN/LONDON A report that activist fund Elliott has built a stake of around 1 percent in Mediobanca lifted shares in the influential Italian investment bank on Friday.

17 Jul 2018

Italy's Mediaset and F2i bid for EI Towers, may spur more tie-ups

MILAN Italy's biggest commercial broadcaster, Mediaset , has joined forces with infrastructure fund F2i to launch a takeover bid for masts group EI Towers , in a move widely expected to spur further consolidation in the sector.

30 Jun 2018

AC Milan's Chinese owner takes financial battle down to wire

MILAN The indebted Chinese owner of Italian soccer club AC Milan has valued the club at around 700 million euros 619.27 million pounds) and has decided against a quick sale for a much lower valuation to U.S. television tycoon Rocco Commisso, a source said.

09 Apr 2018

Italy's Monte dei Paschi gears up for London roadshow amid investor nerves: sources

(This March 29 story refiles to correct figure to 19 percent in paragraph 20.)

04 Apr 2018

Monte dei Paschi's bosses confident about turnaround plan: sources

LONDON The top executives of bailed-out Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena told investors in London on Wednesday the bank is making progress with its turnaround plan, two fund managers who attended the meetings said.

04 Apr 2018

Monte dei Paschi's bosses confident about turnaround plan - sources

LONDON The top executives of bailed-out Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena told investors in London on Wednesday the bank is making progress with its turnaround plan, two fund managers who attended the meetings said.

05 Feb 2018

Infrastructure fund GIP offers 1.9 billion euros to buy railway group Italo

MILAN Global Infrastructure Partners III funds (GIP) has presented an offer to buy railway group Italo, the Italian firm said on Monday.

25 Jan 2018

Exclusive - Telecom Italia deputy chairman gives up operational powers: sources

MILAN The deputy chairman of Telecom Italia (TIM) , Giuseppe Recchi, has given up operational powers, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, the latest sign of turmoil at the group that has changed CEOs twice in the past two years.

24 Jan 2018

Telecom Italia's denial of CEO exit rumours fails to quell talk of tensions with Vivendi

MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) denied a report suggesting its recently appointed chief executive could be on the way out although several sources said there were growing tensions between him and the phone group's top investor Vivendi.

05 Dec 2017

Italy's Guala boss puts auction on hold with own bid plan - sources

LONDON/MILAN, Dec 5 The sale of Italian packaging firm Guala Closures has been thrown off track after its chairman and CEO Marco Giovannini attempted to raise cash for a possible management buy-out, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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