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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General Electric Co has resumed negotiations to sell its industrial solutions business to Swiss engineering company ABB Ltd , after the U.S. industrial conglomerate moderated its price expectations, people familiar with the matter said.
Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP is exploring an initial public offering (IPO) of Gates Global LLC, three years after it acquired the U.S. auto parts and building products maker for $5.4 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Hellman & Friedman LLC is exploring the sale of a stake in HUB International Ltd in a deal that could value one of the largest North American insurance brokerages at between $6 billion and $7 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said.
Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd, a Canadian supplier of injection molding equipment to the global plastics industry, has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc to explore a sale that it hopes could value it at close to $4 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.
Pershing Square Capital Management LP proposed three nominees on Monday, including its Chief Executive Officer William Ackman, to serve on the board of Automatic Data Processing Inc, setting the stage for a proxy contest with the human resources outsourcing company.
A New York-based hedge fund that owns 17 percent of Acorda Therapeutics Inc on Monday called on the U.S. developer of drugs targeting neurological disorders to explore a sale, according to a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Aug 7 A New York-based hedge fund which owns 17 percent of Acorda Therapeutics Inc called on the U.S. developer of drugs targeting neurological disorders on Monday to explore a sale of the company, according to a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Billionaire investor William Ackman on Friday said his hedge fund had taken an 8 percent stake in Automatic Data Processing Inc and plans to ask for board seats so he can push the U.S. human resources outsourcing company to cut costs and improve its returns.
Hasbro Inc, the maker of games ranging from Monopoly to foam Nerf balls, has ended talks to acquire U.S. movie studio and entertainment company Lions Gate Entertainment Corp, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK U.S. toy company Hasbro Inc, maker of games ranging from Monopoly to foam Nerf balls, has ended talks to acquire U.S. movie studio and entertainment firm Lionsgate Entertainment Corp, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.