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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.

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Aug 17 2018

Temasek-backed Chinese travel site aims to raise up to $300 million: sources

HONG KONG A Chinese travel website backed by Singaporean state investor Temasek Holdings [TEM.UL] hopes to raise up to $300 million in a new funding round that it hopes to value the firm at $2 billion to $2.5 billion, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

Aug 16 2018

Alibaba-backed online parenting firm Babytree eyeing up to $1 billion HK IPO: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters/IFR) - China's leading online parenting firm Babytree Group, backed by e-commerce giant Alibaba Group , plans to raise up to $1 billion in a Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO) in October, people close to the transaction told Reuters.

Aug 15 2018

Investment firms explore buyout of Yum China: sources

HONG KONG Investment firms are exploring a buyout of Yum China Holdings Inc. in what could be one of Asia's biggest M&A deals this year, sources close to the situation told Reuters.

Aug 14 2018

Investment firms explore buyout of Yum China - sources

HONG KONG Investment firms are exploring a buyout of Yum China Holdings Inc. in what could be one of Asia's biggest M&A deals this year, sources close to the situation told Reuters.

Aug 14 2018

Investment firms explore buyout of Yum China - sources

HONG KONG, Aug 14 Investment firms are exploring a buyout of Yum China Holdings Inc. in what could be one of Asia's biggest M&A deals this year, sources close to the situation told Reuters.

Aug 14 2018

NIO seeks to raise $1.8 billion in biggest U.S. listing by China automaker

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI Chinese electric vehicle start-up NIO on Monday filed for a $1.8 billion initial public offering of its American depositary shares, the biggest U.S. listing by a Chinese automaker.

Aug 14 2018

Exclusive: Sequoia China to raise $6 billion in new fund with state-owned partner - sources

HONG KONG Sequoia Capital China is teaming up with a state-owned venture capital (VC) fund and e-commerce powerhouse JD.com to raise up to 40 billion yuan ($5.81 billion) for a new investment firm to focus on late-stage tech investments, sources said.

Aug 13 2018

Two Chinese EV sharing platforms in $730 million push to fuel growth: sources

HONG KONG Two electric vehicle-sharing platforms backed by powerful Chinese carmakers plan to seek external funding totaling almost $730 million to fuel their growth, people with direct knowledge of the plans said.

Aug 08 2018

China's Bytedance seeks to raise $3 billion at up to $75 billion valuation: sources

HONG KONG Beijing Bytedance Technology Co, owner of China's leading news aggregator Jinri Toutiao, aims to raise about $3 billion in its latest funding round that would see its valuation soar to as high as $75 billion, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Aug 08 2018

China Tower joins growing list of subdued Hong Kong IPO debuts

HONG KONG China Tower Corp Ltd's shares closed flat on their debut in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with escalating Sino-U.S. trade tensions dragging on investor sentiment toward the world's biggest initial public offering (IPO) in two years. | Video

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