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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SAO PAULO Brazilian for-profit education companies including Estacio and Ser are competing to acquire units of Grupo Positivo, as the group considers asset sales as an alternative to an initial public offering, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.
SAO PAULO Brazil's InterCement Participações SA, one of Latin America's largest cement producers, plans an initial public offering of its operations in Europe and Africa early next year, two sources with knowledge of the matter said this week.
SAO PAULO Three distressed asset funds have sued for the right to participate in a 4 billion reais (797.35 million pounds)capital increase for Brazilian telecom Oi SA as part of its in-court restructuring, four sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters this week.
SAO PAULO Bankers and lawyers expect the pipeline of big deals in Brazil to shrink in coming months as financial and strategic acquirers avoid taking risks due to market volatility during a presidential campaign and doubts about the economy's recovery.
SAO PAULO Planemaker Embraer SA is counting on the votes of public-sector Brazilian shareholders to outweigh any potential investor objections to its tie-up with Boeing SA , two people with knowledge of the matter said.
SAO PAULO/BRUSSELS Sao Paulo bar owner Arthur Santi has long served up boatloads of ice-cold Skol, one of Brazil's most popular beer brands and a mainstay of brewing giant Ambev SA .
SAO PAULO, June 29 Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro may extend the deadline for potential bidders for a 60 percent stake in four refineries to sign non-disclosure agreements, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
SAO PAULO A potential tax liability in the billions of dollars is delaying the sale of major stakes in miner Vale SA by Brazil's largest pension funds, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.
SAO PAULO, June 29 A potential tax liability in the billions of dollars is delaying the sale of major stakes in miner Vale SA by Brazil's largest pension funds, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.
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