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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

Dec 13 2017

Finnish power grid company Elenia sold to Allianz, Macquarie

LONDON/FRANKFURT Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners, London-listed 3i Infrastructure and Finnish pensions insurance company Ilmarinen are selling Finnish power grid company Elenia Oy to Allianz Capital Partners , Australian infrastructure investor Macquarie and the State Pension Fund of Finland.

Dec 12 2017

Germany's DZ Bank moves ahead with plans to sell DVB unit -sources

FRANKFURT/LONDON German cooperative lender DZ Bank is moving ahead with plans to sell its DVB transport finance arm, after being hit by large provisions for bad shipping loans, people familiar with the matter said.

Dec 12 2017

Finnish power company Elenia draws three bids as auction wraps up -sources

FRANKFURT/LONDON, Dec 12 Three groups have submitted final bids for Finnish power company Elenia Oy, including China Southern Power Grid, Macquarie and Allianz and a consortium of infrastructure and pension investors, sources familiar to the matter said on Tuesday

Dec 12 2017

Germany's DZ Bank moves ahead with plans to sell DVB unit -sources

FRANKFURT/LONDON, Dec 12 German cooperative lender DZ Bank is moving ahead with plans to sell its DVB transport finance arm, after being hit by large provisions for bad shipping loans, people familiar with the matter said.

Dec 12 2017

Exclusive: South Africa's Steinhoff considers PSG, KAP stake sales to lift liquidity - sources

JOHANNESBURG/ FRANKFURT South Africa's Steinhoff is considering selling stakes worth a combined $1.4 billion in local companies PSG Group and KAP Industrial to help plug a liquidity gap at the retailer, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Dec 12 2017

EXCLUSIVE-South Africa's Steinhoff considers sale of PSG, KAP stakes to lift liquidity -sources

JOHANNESBURG/ FRANKFURT, Dec 12 South Africa's Steinhoff is considering selling stakes worth a combined $1.4 billion in local companies PSG Group and KAP Industrial to help plug a liquidity gap at the retailer, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Dec 05 2017

Trump lawyer denies Deutsche Bank got subpoena on Trump accounts

FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON A U.S. federal investigator probing alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election asked Deutsche Bank for data on accounts held by President Donald Trump and his family, a person close to the matter said on Tuesday, but Trump's lawyer denied any such subpoena had been issued. | Video

Dec 11 2017

Chemicals distribution group Azelis considers 2018 IPO: sources

MADRID/FRANKFURT Belgium-based chemicals distribution group Azelis is considering a 2018 stock market listing as its private equity owner seeks to benefit from high sector valuations, sources close to the matter said.

Dec 11 2017

LKQ to buy German car parts retailer Stahlgruber in $1.8 billion deal

U.S. auto parts retailer LKQ Corp said on Monday it would buy German peer Stahlgruber for about 1.5 billion euros ($1.8 billion), including debt, to consolidate its dominant position in the European market.

Dec 08 2017

HNA looks to float Swiss Gategroup early next year -sources

FRANKFURT/ZURICH, Dec 8 China's HNA Group, which has started selling off assets to allay liquidity concerns, is pushing for a flotation of its Swiss airline caterer Gategroup Holding early next year, people close to the matter said.

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