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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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24 Feb 2017

LPC: Bank lending undeterred by busted U.S. mergers

NEW YORK Banks losing fees from a string of mega-mergers scuttled by U.S. antitrust rulings are still eager to extend loans to investment-grade companies seeking big tie-ups, in the hope they will ultimately profit by winning business down the road.    

09 Nov 2016

Exclusive: Broadcom lines up $6.5 billion bridge loan for Brocade buy

NEW YORK (Reuters LPC) - Six banks will be providing a US$6.5bn financing backing chipmaker Broadcom's acquisition of Brocade, a maker of networking switches, software and storage products, two sources familiar with the financing said.

25 Oct 2016

LPC: Market welcomes AT&T's $40 bln Time Warner loan

Oct 24 (Refile to remove extraneous word from headline)

25 Oct 2016

TIMEWARNER-M&A/AT&T-LOANS-Market welcomes AT&T's $40 bln Time Warner loan

Oct 24 AT&T Inc's plan to buy Time Warner Inc for $85.4 billion in the biggest global acquisition of the year will bring the second-largest U.S. bridge loan financing ever to a market hungry for mergers and acquisitions loans.

29 Apr 2016

LPC: Abbott’s $17.2 billion loan backing St. Jude acquisition set to boost M&A volume

NEW YORK A US$17.2bn bridge loan that backs Abbott Laboratories’ US$25bn acquisition of medical device maker St. Jude Medical will boost investment grade loan volume that so far this year has been depressed by volatility in equities and global economic uncertainty.

28 Apr 2016

LPC: Abbott's US$17.2bn loan backing St. Jude acq. set to boost M&A volume

NEW YORK, April 28 A US$17.2bn bridge loan that backs Abbott Laboratories' US$25bn acquisition of medical device maker St. Jude Medical will boost investment grade loan volume that so far this year has been depressed by volatility in equities and global economic uncertainty.

30 Mar 2016

LPC: MOVES-Santander's Donovan set to retire

NEW YORK, March 29 Loan veteran Bill Donovan, Santander N.A.'s executive director in syndicated loans for the Americas, is set to retire, sources said.

09 Mar 2016

Noble Group seeks $2.5 billion in borrowing base facility: sources

Global energy firm Noble Group is in the market with a $2.5 billion, one-year borrowing base revolving credit facility that will refinance existing debt due later this year, banking sources told Thomson Reuters LPC.

26 Feb 2016

TRLPC: Dell banks get close to pro rata target

NEW YORK, Feb 26 Banks are close to shedding a large portion of their US$10bn loan exposure for computer giant Dell, having lined up investors for more than US$7bn of the debt, two senior banking sources told Thomson Reuters LPC. The pro-rata loans are part of a US$45bn financing package backing Dell's purchase of data storage products maker EMC Corp.

12 Feb 2016

Dell's $10 billion loans for EMC buy stall

NEW YORK The commitment deadline on $10 billion of pro-rata loans in a $45 billion financing package backing computer giant Dell’s purchase of data storage products maker EMC Corp has been extended due to a slow order book, a source close to the transaction said.

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