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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

Feb 19 2018

Deutsche to cut up to 500 jobs

LONDON, Feb 19 (IFR) - Deutsche Bank is to cut up to 500 investment banking jobs with 250 initially earmarked to go, according to a person close to the situation.

Feb 19 2018

MOVES-Kupfer to head UniCredit's CIB in Germany

LONDON, Feb 19 (IFR) - Jan Kupfer has been appointed head of corporate and investment banking for Germany at UniCredit. He is currently global co-head of global transaction banking at the Italian-headquartered bank.

Feb 15 2018

MOVES-Heis to head Steinhoff restructuring

LONDON, Feb 15 (IFR) - Richard Heis has been appointed chief restructuring officer at Steinhoff International, the troubled retailer which is in discussions with its creditors.

Feb 15 2018

Credit Agricole's markets side outperforms Natixis

LONDON, Feb 15 (IFR) - Investment banking revenues from France’s Natixis and Credit Agricole were weaker in the last quarter of 2017, confirming that US banks dominated the primary markets and advisory areas during the period.

Feb 14 2018

MOVES-Deal guru Klein to join Credit Suisse board

LONDON, Feb 14 (IFR) - Michael Klein has been nominated to be a non-executive director of Credit Suisse. Klein was previously chairman and co-chief executive of markets and banking at Citigroup until he stepped down in July 2008, weeks ahead of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, sparking the financial crisis.

Feb 14 2018

Credit Suisse trading benefits from volatility

LONDON, Feb 14 (IFR) - Credit Suisse’s global markets business has benefited from the recent bout of volatility, seeing net revenues rise 10% in the first six weeks of the year from a year earlier, but the Swiss lender reported a steep fourth-quarter net loss due to US tax reforms.

Feb 05 2018

Berenberg eyes equities market share growth

LONDON, Feb 5 (IFR) - German equities specialist Berenberg is optimistic that the introduction of MiFID II, the European Union’s new rules on trading financial markets, will benefit its research-led business model.

Feb 01 2018

StanChart gets China state backing

LONDON, Feb 1 (IFR) - Standard Chartered has signed an agreement with China Development Bank allowing the state-owned institution to provide up to Rmb10bn (US$1.59bn) to the London-listed bank for projects under China’s flagship Belt & Road initiative.

Jan 31 2018

MOVES-McKnight to head Houlihan Lokey restructuring in Australia

LONDON, Jan 31 (IFR) - Houlihan Lokey has appointed Jim McKnight as a managing director to lead financial restructuring in Australia.

Jan 30 2018

Bondholders offer help to Popular criminal investigation

LONDON, Jan 30 (IFR) - Former junior bondholders in Banco Popular, which was sold to Santander in June for €1 after their liabilities had been converted into equity, have offered to assist a criminal investigation in Spain in a bid to accelerate the proceedings.


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