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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

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Exclusive: Platinum Equity in lead to buy Husky for close to $4 billion - sources

Buyout firm Platinum Equity LLC is in advanced talks to acquire Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd, a supplier of injection molding equipment to the plastics industry, for close to $4 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

11 Dec 2017

Exclusive: U.S. mall owner GGP rejects Brookfield Property's $14.8 billion offer - sources

NEW YORK GGP Inc , one of the largest owners and operators of U.S. shopping centers, has rejected a $14.8 billion buyout offer from its biggest shareholder, Brookfield Property Partners LP , people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

06 Dec 2017

Disney's bid for Fox assets gains momentum: sources

Walt Disney Co is in the lead to acquire much of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's media empire, though rival suitor Comcast Corp remains in contention, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

04 Dec 2017

MOVES-Former BlackRock governance leader Oleksiuk joins Evercore-sources

Dec 3 Zach Oleksiuk, the former leader of asset manager BlackRock Inc's investment stewardship team in the Americas, has joined New York-based investment bank Evercore Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

04 Dec 2017

Broadcom set to unveil challenge to Qualcomm's board: sources

Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd will take its first formal step on Monday toward a hostile bid to take over Qualcomm Inc , unveiling nominees whom Qualcomm shareholders can vote on to replace the U.S. semiconductor company's board of directors, according to people familiar with the matter.

03 Dec 2017

Aetna's board set to approve $68 bln sale to CVS Health -sources

Dec 3 Aetna Inc's board of directors was meeting on Sunday to approve the U.S. health insurer's sale to U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp for approximately $207 per share in cash and stock, according to people familiar with the matter.

01 Dec 2017

Axalta ends Nippon Paint talks after rejecting $9.1 billion bid

Axalta Coating Systems has ended talks with Japan's Nippon Paint Holdings Co Ltd about a potential sale, the U.S. coating company said on Thursday, following the rejection of what sources said was a $9.1 billion all-cash bid.

28 Nov 2017

Meredith to buy U.S. publisher Time in Koch-backed deal

U.S. media company Meredith Corp said on Sunday it will buy Time Inc, the publisher of People, Sports Illustrated and Fortune magazines, in a $1.84 billion all-cash deal backed by conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch. | Video

23 Nov 2017

Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid: sources

Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.

23 Nov 2017

Rockwell Automation rebuffs Emerson's latest $29 billion bid

Rockwell Automation Inc rejected Emerson Electric Co's sweetened $29 billion takeover offer on Wednesday, in its strongest rebuttal to date of the proposed combination of two of the world's largest factory equipment makers. | Video

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