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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

18 Feb 2018

Proxy advisory firm ISS says Qualcomm should negotiate sale to Broadcom

U.S. semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc should try to negotiate a sale to Broadcom Ltd following the latter's sweetened $121 billion offer, proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc (ISS) said.

17 Feb 2018

Exclusive - GE exploring industrial gas engine business sale: sources

General Electric Co is exploring a sale of its industrial gas engine business that could be worth as much as $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

17 Feb 2018

Qualcomm says open to more deal talks with Broadcom following meeting

Qualcomm Inc on Friday called a meeting with Broadcom Ltd to discuss the latter's $121 billion bid constructive and opened the door to more talks, but continued to reject the proposed deal between the semiconductor companies.

16 Feb 2018

Novartis readies to auction U.S. generic pills business: sources

Switzerland's Novartis AG is preparing to auction its U.S. generic pill business, looking to shed a unit that has struggled amid fierce price competition, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

15 Feb 2018

Qualcomm meets Broadcom to discuss $121 billion acquisition offer

Qualcomm Inc said on Wednesday it met with Broadcom Ltd earlier in the day to discuss the latter's revised $121 billion bid, the first time the chipmakers have discussed what would be the technology sector's largest ever acquisition.

14 Feb 2018

MOVES-Goldman Sachs appoints Philip global M&A co-head

Feb 14 Goldman Sachs Group Inc has named David "Dusty" Philip as co-head of its global mergers and acquisitions advisory business, alongside existing co-heads Michael Carr and Gilberto Pozzi, the investment bank announced internally on Wednesday.

14 Feb 2018

Broadcom scales back Qualcomm board challenge to simple majority

Broadcom Ltd cut the number of board seats it was trying to win at Qualcomm Inc to six from 11 on Tuesday, saying this would let Qualcomm shareholders push the U.S. chip maker toward a sale while ensuring continuity.

13 Feb 2018

Drug company Innoviva settles with activist hedge fund Sarissa: sources

U.S. respiratory drug company Innoviva Inc has reached a settlement with activist hedge fund Sarissa Capital Management LP to replace its board of directors and remove the threat of a new proxy contest, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

12 Feb 2018

Qualcomm, Broadcom plan to meet on February 14: sources

Qualcomm Inc and Broadcom Ltd plan to meet on Wednesday to talk about the latter's $121 billion acquisition offer, the first time the semiconductor companies will discuss the potential deal, people familiar with the matter said.


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