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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FRANKFURT German utility E.ON has good reason to try and sell its remaining stake in Uniper, the mainly fossil-fuels based power stations and trading business it spun off last year, to Finland's Fortum , its chief financial officer Marc Spieker said in an interview with Boersenzeitung (BoeZ).
T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers. | Video
New York/Frankfurt Nach mehreren gescheiterten Anläufen soll es dieses Mal klappen: Die Deutsche Telekom steht mit ihrer Tochter T-Mobile US Insidern zufolge vor einer milliardenschweren Mobilfunkhochzeit in den USA.
FRANKFURT Italy's UniCredit has recently told Berlin it is interested in eventually merging with state-backed Commerzbank , two people familiar with the matter said, a combination that would create one of Europe's biggest banks.
FRANKFURT/LONDON Swiss stock exchange operator SIX Group has hired JPMorgan to look at options for its payments unit, including a sale worth up to 2 billion Swiss francs ($2.1 billion), sources familiar with the plans told Reuters.
FRANKFURT/HELSINKI Finnish power company Fortum is in advanced talks to buy for 3.8 billion euros ($4.6 billion) German utility E.ON's remaining stake in Uniper, the power stations and trading business it spun off last year.
FRANKFURT, Sept 20 Italy's UniCredit has recently expressed an interest to the German government about merging with state-backed Commerzbank, two people familiar with the matter said, adding that any deal would only come in the medium term.
FRANKFURT/LONDON, Sept 13 Netherlands-based LeasePlan, the world's largest auto-leasing firm, aims to float next year and could raise more than 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion), people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
FRANKFURT/LONDON European insurers Allianz and Baloise Holding and London-based buyout fund Cinven are finalizing rival offers for Generali's Belgian unit ahead of a Sept. 8 deadline, sources told Reuters.
FRANKFURT/LONDON, Sept 1 European insurers Allianz and Baloise Holding and London-based buyout fund Cinven are finalising rival offers for Generali's Belgian unit ahead of a Sept. 8 deadline, sources told Reuters.