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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 18 2018

Ares invests more than £500m in VetPartners

June 18 (LPC) - Ares has invested in excess of £500m in a mixture of debt and equity instruments in UK-based VetPartners to help further fund its expansion, a source close to the deal said.

May 18 2018

UK high street slowdown stretching banks' provisioning limits

(This version of the May 17 story corrects to show Maplin repaid loan to Wells Fargo)

May 11 2018

RBC to provide financing for £2.2 billion ZPG buyout

(LPC) - Royal Bank of Canada is providing the £1.07bn financing backing private equity firm Silver Lake’s £2.2bn acquisition of ZPG , owner of online property platforms Zoopla and PrimeLocation.

May 11 2018

RBC to provide financing for £2.2 billion ZPG buyout

(LPC) - Royal Bank of Canada is providing the £1.07bn financing backing private equity firm Silver Lake’s £2.2bn acquisition of ZPG , owner of online property platforms Zoopla and PrimeLocation.

May 11 2018

RBC to provide financing for £2.2bn ZPG buyout

May 11 (LPC) - Royal Bank of Canada is providing the £1.07bn financing backing private equity firm Silver Lake’s £2.2bn acquisition of ZPG, owner of online property platforms Zoopla and PrimeLocation.

Apr 05 2018

AlbaCore reaches €1.46bn on final close

April 5 (LPC) - European investment firm AlbaCore Capital has raised €1.46bn from institutional investors on a final close for its credit fund.

Mar 13 2018

European Commission cuts red tape for debt funds

LONDON (LPC) - The European Commission has introduced proposals to bolster cross-border investing in alternative investment funds (AIF) to better improve financing options for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) across the continent.

Feb 23 2018

Funds encroach further on bank territory in loan market

Feb 23 (LPC) - Banks’ share of the middle market leveraged buyout space is under threat from direct lenders increasingly expanding their role to underwriting working capital facilities in unitranche loans.

Feb 14 2018

Tyne & Wear Pension Fund allocates 260 million pounds to private debt

UK-based Tyne and Wear Pension Fund has chosen alternative investment managers Pemberton Capital Advisers and HPS Investment Partners to manage its 260 million pound commitment to private debt.

Jan 30 2018

Barclays aims to increase presence in middle market debt

Barclays is increasing its focus on the middle market financial sponsored market, prompted by growing opportunities.

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