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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NEW YORK Two years after launching an energy fund, credit specialist Avenue Capital Group expects to raise around $1 billion for a similar portfolio that will focus on distressed assets in the power industry, company co-founder Marc Lasry said on Wednesday.
LONDON Hedge funds bought reinsurance stocks in the third quarter after prices tumbled on widespread losses after multiple hurricanes in North America, filings showed on Wednesday.
NEW YORK SkyBridge Capital LLC's chief investment officer expressed disappointment at the U.S. government's nearly year-long delay in approving the sale of the hedge fund investment firm to a consortium that includes a Chinese buyer, saying it had hurt business.
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NEW YORK A group of prominent hedge funds have roared back with market-trouncing returns in 2017, helping the industry score its best performance in at least four years in a surprise rebound for an often maligned pocket of Wall Street.
LONDON/NEW YORK Multi-manager hedge funds, often star performers, have recovered from below-par returns in 2016, with investors adding $1.2 billion (908 million pounds) to them during the first three quarters of 2017.
NEW YORK Leucadia National Corp has doubled down on hedge fund firm Folger Hill Asset Management LP with a new approximately $100 million investment, according to a person familiar with the situation.
NEW YORK Investor George Soros has transferred about $18 billion, the majority of his estimated fortune, to his Open Society Foundations, making them the second largest philanthropic grant-making group in the United States, according to media reports on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Oct 11 Pine River Capital Management LP is losing another key investment executive just weeks after the hedge fund firm announced plans to shut down its main fund.
With a businessman turned politician now in the Oval Office, a small but growing number of bankers and Wall Street financiers across the United States have set their sights on politics.