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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

Aug 08 2018

Elon Musk's Tesla buyout would reengineer take-private deals

Billionaire investor Elon Musk has always done things his own way, from designing space rockets to manufacturing electric cars. Now the Tesla Inc CEO is looking to reengineer how a company can be taken private.

Aug 02 2018

Weak private equity performance dents Apollo's second-quarter earnings

Alternative asset manager Apollo Global Management LLC on Thursday posted a weaker-than-expected rebound in its second-quarter earnings per share, as the value of its private equity investments rose less than rivals.

Aug 01 2018

Sonos IPO prices below range amid muted investor reception

Sonos Inc , the U.S. company that popularized wireless speakers, priced its initial public offering below its targeted range on Wednesday, signaling investors are selective about backing stock market hopefuls in the technology sector.

Aug 01 2018

Energy investments help Carlyle beat second-quarter expectations

Private equity firm Carlyle Group LP on Wednesday reported a smaller-than-expected drop in second-quarter earnings, boosted by its energy investments as oil prices rose.

Aug 01 2018

Carlyle posts smaller-than-expected drop in Q2 earnings

Aug 1 Private equity firm Carlyle Group LP on Wednesday reported a smaller-than-expected drop in its second-quarter earnings, as its funds appreciated less than a year earlier, but more than what most analysts had estimated.

Jul 26 2018

KKR sees GoDaddy sale boost earnings after corporate switch boosts stock

Private equity firm KKR & Co LP posted forecast-beating quarterly earnings on Thursday, boosted by selling down stakes in investments like GoDaddy Inc and Gardner Denver Holdings .

Jul 26 2018

KKR Q2 earnings jump; boosted by selling down GoDaddy, Gardner Denver stakes

NEW YORK, July 26 Alternative asset manager KKR & Co on Thursday reported a 46 percent year-on-year rise in distributable earnings for the second quarter, boosted by selling down stakes in investments like GoDaddy Inc and Gardner Denver Holdings.

Jul 25 2018

Oil producer Berry Petroleum prices below target in bellwether IPO

NEW YORK Berry Petroleum raised less than planned in its initial public offering on Wednesday, an underwhelming showing in what was seen as a potential bellwether for other exploration and production (E&P) companies looking to go public.

Jul 24 2018

Energy buyout firm Tailwater raises $1 billion for latest fund

Tailwater Capital, a private equity firm focused on the energy sector, said on Tuesday it raised $1 billion for its latest fund in a bet on the demand for oil pipelines in North America.

Jul 20 2018

Exclusive: Buyout firm Apollo in advanced talks to buy LifePoint Health - sources

Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is in advanced talks to acquire LifePoint Health Inc , in its latest bid to consolidate the rural U.S. hospital sector, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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