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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U.S. hospital operator HCA Healthcare Inc and private equity firm KKR & Co have joined forces to make an offer for U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
NEW YORK Private equity firms, armed with a record $1 trillion in cash, are investing more in public companies than at any time since the financial crisis, buying those left behind in Wall Street's nine-year bull market.
NEW YORK, May 17 The largest U.S. public pension fund plans to set up two funds managing up to $13 billion to invest directly in leveraged buyouts, it said on Thursday, underscoring how major investors are looking to lessen their dependency on private equity firms.
Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC is in talks with investment banks about launching a "blank check" company that would raise money in an initial public offering to pursue an acquisition, according to people familiar with the matter.
NEW YORK/PARIS AXA's listing of its U.S. division raised less than targeted, but the French group said the proceeds were enough to ensure it can pursue a $15.3 billion acquisition of XL Group.
U.S. online survey company SurveyMonkey Inc has hired investment bank JPMorgan Chase & Co to help lead preparations for an initial public offering (IPO) that could come later this year, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Private equity firm TPG Capital is near an agreement to acquire a minority stake in Anastasia Beverly Hills, valuing the U.S. cosmetics company at close to $3 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK Private equity firm KKR & Co LP said on Thursday it would convert from a partnership to a corporation after U.S. tax reform made the tax hit less painful, a move that it hopes will boost its share price by attracting more investors.
Buyout firm Apollo Global Management LLC reported its first quarterly loss in two years on Thursday, as stock market jitters weighed on its holdings, including a lackluster listing of its home security business ADT Inc .
Carlyle Group LP's first-quarter earnings per share more than halved year-on-year, as its private equity and real estate funds succumbed to market swings, albeit to a lesser extent than most analysts had predicted.