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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

May 24 2018

Deutsche to cull equities platform

LONDON, May 24 (IFR) - Deutsche Bank is to cut a quarter of its equities sales and trading jobs as part of its wider plan to trim 7,000 positions across the bank to 90,000, with the main casualties in non-electronic roles and less lucrative parts of prime finance.

May 15 2018

MOVES-Brizay leaves UBS for BAML

LONDON, May 15 (IFR) - Severin Brizay has resigned from UBS to join Bank of America Merrill Lynch as head of consumer and retail investment banking for EMEA after developing the Swiss bank's mergers and acquisitions business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for the last four years.

Apr 23 2018

UBS trails US peers in Q1 equities surge

LONDON, April 23 (IFR) - UBS’s investment bank outperformed most US peers in advisory and underwriting during the first quarter but did not benefit as much from the surge in equities trading that others reported.

Mar 13 2018

Rothschild positive on dealflow

LONDON, March 13 (IFR) - Rothschild said conditions for M&A continued to be “relatively positive” despite reporting on a quieter year in 2017, when revenues from its advisory business only rose 1% to €1.18bn.

Mar 13 2018

Natixis accelerates M&A boutique investment plan

LONDON, March 13 (IFR) - Natixis has invested in three advisory boutiques in the UK, France and China, in a further show of its idiosyncratic approach to expanding its corporate and investment bank.

Mar 12 2018

MOVES-FIG specialist Glauerdt joins Moelis

LONDON, March 12 (IFR) - Moelis & Company has hired Robert Glauerdt as managing director in London. Glauerdt, a specialist adviser to financial institutions, was a partner at Berkshire Capital Securities and previously worked at UBS.

Mar 06 2018

Banco Popular shareholders seek Santander info to fight Spain

LONDON, March 6 (IFR) - Former shareholders in Banco Popular, which was sold for €1 to Santander last June after being put into resolution, have opened up two fresh fronts in their battle to seek compensation for their losses.

Mar 06 2018

MOVES-Moelis expands energy practice

LONDON, March 6 (IFR) - Moelis & Company has appointed two senior energy executives to ramp up its activities in this area.

Mar 05 2018

HSH Nordbank bondholders "concerned" by sales process

LONDON, March 5 (IFR) - Holders of €1bn principal of Tier 1 and upper Tier 2 notes in HSH Nordbank have said they are concerned by the proposed plan by its majority owners, the State of Schleswig-Holstein and City of Hamburg, to sell their stakes.

Mar 01 2018

HSH Nordbank bondholders fear privatisation measures

LONDON, March 1 (IFR) - Bonds in HSH Nordbank have sold off after the German Landesbank said its forthcoming privatisation would also include measures to “optimise” its liabilities.

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