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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

Jan 20 2013

US funds take control of Australia's Nine; 2014 listing eyed -source

SYDNEY, Jan 21 Nine Entertainment's creditors have approved a $3.6 billion recapitalisation scheme that will see U.S. hedge funds take control of one of Australia's best known TV networks, paving the way for a possible listing in 2014, a source familiar with the situation said.

Dec 02 2012

Australia crackdown on Google taxes seen holding investment risks

MELBOURNE Australia faces an uphill battle to capture a greater share of tax revenue from multinationals such as Google and needs to work with its trading partners to avoid scaring away investors with an image as a high tax nation, tax lawyers and specialists say.

Dec 02 2012

Australia crackdown on Google taxes seen holding investment risks

MELBOURNE Australia faces an uphill battle to capture a greater share of tax revenue from multinationals such as Google and needs to work with its trading partners to avoid scaring away investors with an image as a high tax nation, tax lawyers and specialists say.

Dec 02 2012

Australia crackdown on Google taxes seen holding investment risks

MELBOURNE Australia faces an uphill battle to capture a greater share of tax revenue from multinationals such as Google and needs to work with its trading partners to avoid scaring away investors with an image as a high tax nation, tax lawyers and specialists say.

Dec 02 2012

Australia crackdown on Google taxes seen holding investment risks

MELBOURNE, Dec 3 Australia faces an uphill battle to capture a greater share of tax revenue from multinationals such as Google and needs to work with its trading partners to avoid scaring away investors with an image as a high tax nation, tax lawyers and specialists say.

Nov 23 2012

Blackstone, China firm shortlisted for $1.5 billion Ingham Chicken deal: sources

HONG KONG/MELBOURNE Blackstone Group LP and China agribusiness company New Hope Group are through to the final round of bidding for Australia's largest poultry producer Inghams Enterprises, a deal that could be worth as much as A$1.4 billion ($1.5 billion), sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Nov 23 2012

Blackstone, China firm shortlisted for $1.5 bln Ingham Chicken deal-sources

HONG KONG/MELBOURNE, Nov 23 Blackstone Group LP and China agribusiness company New Hope Group are through to the final round of bidding for Australia's largest poultry producer Inghams Enterprises, a deal that could be worth as much as A$1.4 billion ($1.5 billion), sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Nov 18 2012

Australia's Billabong says director weighs LBO, shares jump

MELBOURNE Australian surfwear company Billabong International Ltd , which had potential buyers withdraw takeover offers last month, said on Monday one of its directors wanted to investigate a possible leveraged buyout of the firm.

Nov 18 2012

Australia's Billabong says director weighs LBO, shares jump

MELBOURNE Australian surfwear company Billabong International Ltd , which had potential buyers withdraw takeover offers last month, said on Monday one of its directors wanted to investigate a possible leveraged buyout of the firm.

Nov 12 2012

Buyout firm flipped company in one day, Australian court hears

MELBOURNE, Nov 12 A private equity deal involving a Canadian mining services company that was bought and sold on the same day has come under scrutiny in an Australian court.

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