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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

Mar 14 2018

Three Starboard nominees to Newell board agree to buy stake if elected

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.

Mar 13 2018

Pampered pets set Wall Street on the prowl for deals

Gordie Spater has been manufacturing dog harnesses for nearly 15 years on the northernmost reaches of the Massachusetts shoreline, but he is in high demand right now on Wall Street. | Video

Mar 09 2018

Exclusive: GE explores divesting electrical engineering business - sources

General Electric Co is exploring a sale of the electrical engineering business which it acquired for $3.2 billion in 2011, as the U.S. industrial conglomerate continues to shed unwanted assets, according to four people familiar with the matter.

Mar 06 2018

Smurfit Kappa rejects International Paper's $10 billion bid

DUBLIN/NEW YORK Smurfit Kappa Group Plc , Europe's largest paper packaging producer, said on Tuesday it had rejected a takeover offer from U.S. peer International Paper Co , which the suitor later revealed was worth 8 billion euros ($10 billion). | Video

Mar 05 2018

Nordstrom rejects initial take-private offer by family group

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.

Feb 26 2018

Activist hedge fund to pressure Genesco for more asset sales: sources

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.

Feb 23 2018

Exclusive: Nordstrom family group finalizing take-private offer - sources

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.

Feb 16 2018

Exclusive: GE exploring industrial gas engine business sale - sources

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.

Feb 09 2018

Newell Brands says activist Starboard seeks to replace board

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.

Jan 28 2018

Buyout firm Leonard Green nears deal to acquire Pro Mach: sources

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.


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