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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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Jun 19 2018

Mellanox, Starboard settle on new board members

NEW YORK Chipmaker Mellanox Technologies Ltd struck a settlement with activist investor Starboard Value LP to appoint new board members and name a director if the company fails to meet certain operating goals.

Jun 19 2018

Exclusive: Synnex in talks to acquire call center operator Convergys - sources

Business process services company Synnex Corp is in discussions to acquire Convergys Corp , a call center operator, in a move that would create a bigger player in the technology and information services space, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Jun 19 2018

EXCLUSIVE-Synnex in talks to acquire call center operator Convergys -sources

June 19Business process services company Synnex Corp is in discussions to acquire Convergys Corp , a call center operator, in a move that would create a bigger player in the information services space, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Jun 19 2018

Mellanox, Starboard select directors to join board -sources

NEW YORK, June 19 Mellanox Technologies Ltd , a chipmaker based in Israel and the United States, has picked three directors to join its board as part of a settlement with activist investor Starboard Value LP, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Jun 17 2018

Exclusive: Mellanox nears truce with Starboard over board seats - sources

NEW YORK Mellanox Technologies Inc , a chipmaker based in Israel and the United States, is close to reaching a deal with activist investor Starboard Value LP over the composition of its board of directors, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

Jun 13 2018

Comcast offers $65 billion to lure Fox from Disney bid

Comcast Corp offered $65 billion on Wednesday to lure Twenty-First Century Fox Inc away from a merger with Walt Disney Co , setting up a bidding war between two of the largest U.S. media companies with its 20 percent higher offer. | Video

Jun 11 2018

Investors push for board seats to help wind down Ranger Direct fund

NEW YORK Two large investors in Ranger Direct Lending Fund, Oaktree Capital Management and LIM Advisors, said they would continue a push to elect their board nominees at the closed-end fund that announced it was winding itself down.

Jun 11 2018

Oaktree pushes for board seats to help wind down Ranger Direct fund

NEW YORK, June 11 Investor Oaktree Capital Management, the world's largest distressed debt asset manager, said in a letter to shareholders on Monday it would continue a push to elect its two board nominees at Ranger Direct Lending Fund, a closed-end fund that announced it was winding itself down.

Jun 11 2018

Activist investors push Sempra Energy for strategic review, board shakeup

Two investors in U.S. utility Sempra Energy including activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp on Monday urged a board shakeup and strategic review of the company's businesses, sending its shares surging as much as 18 percent.

Jun 10 2018

KKR nears agreement to acquire Envision for about $5.5 billion: source

Private equity firm KKR & Co is nearing an agreement to acquire U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare Corp for $46 a share, or about $5.5 billion, a person familiar with the deal told Reuters on Sunday.

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