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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 16 2018

RPT-Dubai regulator probes Abraaj Capital, stops it from taking on new work

DUBAI, Aug 16 Dubai's financial services regulator has stopped Abraaj Capital from taking on new business or moving money to Abraaj Investment Management (AIML), its related entity, as part of an investigation into the group.

Aug 16 2018

Dubai regulator probes Abraaj Capital, stops it from taking on new work

DUBAI, Aug 16 Dubai's financial services regulator has stopped Abraaj Capital from taking on new business or moving money to Abraaj Investment Management (AIML), its related entity, as part of an investigation into the group.

Aug 15 2018

Trade Bank of Iraq puts Turkey bank acquisition plans on hold

DUBAI, Aug 15 Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) has put on hold plans to buy a commercial bank in Turkey because of the plunge in the Turkish lira, its chairman told Reuters in an interview.

Aug 13 2018

Kuwait's Agility teams up with Centerbridge on Abraaj bid -source

DUBAI, Aug 13 Kuwait's Agility has teamed up with New York-based Centerbridge Partners for its bid to acquire all or part of stricken Middle East private equity firm Abraaj, according to a finance source.

Aug 08 2018

Investcorp looks to make direct investments in China, India

DUBAI Bahrain-based private equity firm Investcorp expects to make its first direct investments in China and India within 12 to 18 months as it increasingly widens its investment focus to Asia, its co-chief executive said on Wednesday.

Aug 06 2018

UAE's Stanford Marine creditors in talks about sale of business -sources

DUBAI/ABU DHABI, Aug 6 Creditors of Stanford Marine Group (SMG), which has links to troubled private equity firm Abraaj, are in talks with three potential buyers, sources familiar with the matter say.

Aug 02 2018

TPG, KKR leading contenders to manage Abraaj's healthcare fund: sources

DUBAI Buyout firms TPG and KKR & Co have emerged as leading contenders to run Dubai-based private equity firm Abraaj's troubled $1 billion healthcare fund, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Aug 01 2018

Founder of Middle East's Abraaj faces fresh criminal action

DUBAI/ABU DHABI Arif Naqvi, the founder of Abraaj, the Middle East's largest private equity firm, is facing fresh criminal charges over accusations of issuing a cheque without sufficient funds, lawyers said.

Jul 31 2018

Saudi's PIF aims to raise between $6-8 billion in first loan: sources

DUBAI/RIYADH Saudi Arabia's top sovereign wealth fund is seeking to raise between $6 and $8 billion from banks as it seeks to boost its firepower to help finance the kingdom's economic transformation plans, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Jul 30 2018

Saudi banks' deposits shrink as government pulls back funds

DUBAI Deposits at Saudi Arabian banks have shrunk as the government withdraws emergency funds injected when oil prices slumped, although weak loan demand makes a liquidity crunch unlikely.

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