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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LONDON A top five shareholder in GoCompare said the British price comparison company should respond "positively" if a sweetened offer by Zoopla-owner ZPG were made in the region of 520 million pounds.
LONDON, Nov 16 A top five shareholder in GoCompare said the British price comparison company should respond "positively" if a sweetened offer by Zoopla-owner ZPG were made in the region of 520 million pounds.
British company GoCompare has rejected a 460 million-pound ($600 million) takeover approach made by rival ZPG , owner of the real estate website Zoopla and utility price comparisons website uSwitch.
LONDON Bakkavor , a ready meals supplier to major food retailers in Britain, has gone ahead with its stockmarket flotation just a week on from shelving the deal, after cutting the price to value itself at 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion).
LONDON British broadcaster Sky has said that it could shut down Sky News if its ownership of the channel proves to be an obstruction to the company's 11.7 billion-pound ($15.4 billion) takeover by Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox . | Video
LONDON Investor Crispin Odey said he opposed Twenty-First Century Fox's $15 billion bid for Sky after a report of separate talks between Rupert Murdoch and Walt Disney Co added more uncertainty to a takeover facing regulatory hurdles. | Video
MADRID/LONDON The owners of Avast Software have hired Rothschild to prepare the business for a share sale which could value one of the world's most used providers of computer antivirus software at as much as $4 billion, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
MADRID/LONDON The owners of Avast Software, one of the world's most used pieces of computer antivirus software, have hired Rothschild to prepare the business for an initial public offering (IPO) which could value the firm at as much as $4 billion, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
LONDON Broadcasting masts firm Arqiva and ready meals supplier Bakkavor abandoned plans for two of London's biggest floats this year in a blow to Britain's market for initial public offerings (IPOs).
LONDON, Nov 3 British broadcast and mobile masts company Arqiva said on Friday that it had pulled plans to raise about 1.5 billion pounds ($2 billion) from what would have been the biggest stock market float in London this year.