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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Starboard Value LP, which is looking to replace the entire board of Newell Brands Inc , said on Wednesday three of its nominees would buy about $25 million in Newell stock with their own money if the activist hedge fund gained full board control.
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Nordstrom Inc said it had rejected an indicative take-private offer from its founding family group worth about $8.4 billion, a 2.2 percent discount to the U.S. department store operator's market value as of the end of trading on Monday.
Activist hedge fund Legion Partners LLC will pressure U.S. footwear retailer Genesco Inc to sell assets beyond its Lids Sports Group business, and could challenge its board if it does not do so, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Nordstrom Inc's founding family group is finalizing plans to submit an offer to take the U.S. department store operator private, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
General Electric Co is exploring a sale of its industrial gas engine business that could be worth as much as $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
Newell Brands said on Friday that activist investors Starboard Value LP and Opportunity Master Fund Ltd want to nominate ten directors to its board of directors, seeking to replace the Sharpie pen maker's current slate.
Private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners LP is nearing a deal to acquire U.S. packaging company Pro Mach Group Inc from buyout firm AEA Investors LP for more than $2.2 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.