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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

Jun 13 2018

Comcast offers $65 billion to lure Fox from Disney bid

Comcast Corp offered $65 billion on Wednesday to lure Twenty-First Century Fox Inc away from a merger with Walt Disney Co , setting up a bidding war between two of the largest U.S. media companies with its 20 percent higher offer. | Video

Jun 13 2018

M&A gates open with judge's blessing on AT&T-Time Warner merger

A federal judge on Tuesday gave a ringing endorsement to AT&T Inc's planned acquisition of Time Warner Inc without any conditions, opening the door for companies such as Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc to pursue deals to buy creators of media content.

Jun 13 2018

M&A gates open with judge's blessing on AT&T-Time Warner merger

A federal judge on Tuesday gave a ringing endorsement to AT&T Inc's planned acquisition of Time Warner Inc without any conditions, opening the door for companies such as Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc to pursue deals to buy creators of media content.

Jun 12 2018

AT&T-Time Warner ruling opens door to more media deals

June 12 AT&T Inc's planned acquisition of Time Warner Inc received a nod from a federal judge on Tuesday without any conditions, opening the door for companies such as Comcast Corp, and Verizon Communications Inc to pursue deals to buy creators of media content.

Jun 08 2018

U.S. Justice Department, AT&T await nail-biter of a court decision

WASHINGTON A federal judge will decide next week whether AT&T , which owns DirecTV, will be allowed to buy Time Warner , home to CNN and March Madness basketball, for $85 billion.

May 18 2018

Exclusive: HCA, KKR team up for Envision bid - sources

U.S. hospital operator HCA Healthcare Inc and private equity firm KKR & Co have joined forces to make an offer for U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Apr 25 2018

Shire willing to back $64 billion Takeda bid, market signals doubts

LONDON/NEW YORK/TOKYO Rare disease specialist Shire said on Wednesday it was willing to recommend a sweetened $64 billion offer from Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co to shareholders, in what would be the biggest acquisition of a drug company since 2000. | Video

Apr 25 2018

Milliarden-Übernahme in der Pharmaindustrie bahnt sich an

London/New York Die Pharmaindustrie steuert auf eine milliardenschwere Übernahme zu.

Apr 19 2018

Fox chose Disney over Comcast on regulatory, stock fears: filing

Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc , which agreed in December to sell most of its assets to Walt Disney Co for $52.4 billion, had previously rejected a bid from Comcast Corp over concerns about the regulatory risks and its stock value, a regulatory filing on Wednesday showed.

Apr 17 2018

Pebblebrook boosts offer for U.S. hotels owner LaSalle

(In April 16 story, corrects Pebblebrook's existing ownership of LaSalle)

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