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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

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LPC - International banks support QNB's US$3 billion refi loan: sources

LONDON International banks are supporting the refinancing of a US$3bn (£2.3 billion) loan for Qatar National Bank with nine Asian, US and European banks underwriting the deal, bankers said.

7:26am EST

LPC-International banks support QNB's US$3bn refi loan-sources

LONDON, Dec 12 International banks are supporting the refinancing of a US$3bn loan for Qatar National Bank with nine Asian, US and European banks underwriting the deal, bankers said.

Dec 11 2017

Exclusive: Detained Saudi billionaire al-Sanea seeks to end debt dispute

DUBAI A detained Saudi billionaire who led the collapsed Saad Group is seeking to repay part of a multi-billion dollar debt to creditors under a deal that could allow his release, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Dec 07 2017

Emaar and Dubai Properties in talks with banks for loan financing -sources

DUBAI, Dec 7 Dubai’s Emaar Properties, builder of the world’s tallest tower, is in discussions with banks to obtain loan facilities in partnership with Dubai Properties, another major developer, sources familiar with the matter said.

Nov 27 2017

Dubai’s Emirates REIT picks Standard Chartered for debut dollar sukuk - sources

DUBAI Emirates REIT, a Dubai-based sharia-compliant real estate investment trust, has appointed Standard Chartered to lead its planned debut U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, sources familiar with the matter said.

Nov 27 2017

Dubai’s Emirates REIT picks Standard Chartered for debut dollar sukuk - sources

DUBAI, Nov 27 Emirates REIT, a Dubai-based sharia-compliant real estate investment trust, has appointed Standard Chartered to lead its planned debut U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, sources familiar with the matter said.

Nov 23 2017

Abu Dhabi’s TAQA looks at loans as government did not approve bond issue -sources

DUBAI, Nov 23 Abu Dhabi National Energy Co is talking to banks to obtain loan facilities of up to $1.3 billion which would refinance maturing debt after the Abu Dhabi government declined to approve a planned bond sale in October, sources close to the matter said.

Nov 20 2017

Exclusive: Saudi prince detention holds up loan to investment firm - sources

DUBAI Kingdom Holding's plan to borrow money to fund new investments has stalled because owner Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been detained in Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption crackdown, according to four banking sources familiar with the matter.

Nov 20 2017

ADNOC to raise $2.25 billion pre-IPO loan for distribution unit: sources

DUBAI Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) plans to raise a $2.25 billion loan for its distribution unit prior to selling a stake of up to 20 percent in the unit in an initial public offering (IPO), sources familiar with the matter said.

Nov 17 2017

UK court finds for Dana Gas creditors in $700 million Islamic bond case

DUBAI A London High Court judge has ruled in favour of creditors in a dispute over whether United Arab Emirates energy company Dana Gas must repay $700 million (£529.6 million) of Islamic bonds.

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