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.
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HONG KONG Sichuan Haidilao Catering, one of China's most popular hotpot chains, is planning to raise $600 million to $700 million in a Hong Kong initial public offering in a push to take the brand global, said three people with knowledge of the transaction.
HONG KONG China's largest provider of on-demand online services, Meituan-Dianping, has tapped Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML), Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Morgan Stanley to work on a Hong Kong float that could see it list as early as later this year, five people with knowledge of the move said.
HONG KONG China's SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world's largest maker of non-military drones, is in talks with investors for at least $500 million in funding ahead of a planned stock market debut, people with knowledge of the matter said.
HONG KONG, March 22 Chinese drone maker SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd is seeking at least $500 million at a valuation of about $15 billion ahead of a planned stock market debut, three people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
HONG KONG Chinese drug developer Hua Medicine is planning to raise at least $400 million in an initial public offering in Hong Kong in the latest in a series of biotech floats in the city, said people with knowledge of the matter.
HONG KONG, March 9 Chinese drug developer Hua Medicine is planning to raise at least $400 million in an initial public offer in Hong Kong in the latest in a series of biotech floats in the city, said people with knowledge of the matter.
HONG KONG (IFR) - Heung Li, an executive director in UBS’s Hong Kong equity capital markets team, has resigned after being placed on leave, according to people familiar with the situation.
HONG KONG China's Tasly Pharmaceutical Group is planning to list its biopharma unit in Hong Kong to raise about $1 billion, in what is likely to be the largest biotech float in the city this year, people with knowledge of the matter said.
HONG KONG, March 1 (IFR) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is exploring the possibility of selling shares in its home market, in a move that could set an important precedent for overseas Chinese technology companies.
HONG KONG Chinese electric vehicle startup NIO has hired eight banks including Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to work on a planned U.S. stock market listing this year worth up to $2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.