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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

24 May 2018

Herff Jones maker Varsity Brands explores sale: sources

Varsity Brands Inc is exploring a sale that could value the U.S. company behind yearbook and class ring maker Herff Jones and cheerleading uniforms label Varsity Spirit at over $2.5 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

22 May 2018

GE to merge transportation unit with Wabtec in $11.1 billion deal

General Electric Co announced a $11.1 billion deal on Monday to merge its transportation business with U.S. rail equipment manufacturer Wabtec Corp , with GE and its shareholders owning just over half of the combined business. | Video

21 May 2018

Exclusive: GE nears deal to merge transportation unit with Wabtec - sources

General Electric Co is nearing a deal to merge its transportation business, which manufactures train engines, with Wabtec Corp , a U.S. maker of equipment for the rail industry, two people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

20 May 2018

EXCLUSIVE-GE nears deal to merge transportation unit with Wabtec -sources

May 20 General Electric Co is nearing a deal to merge its transportation business, which manufactures train engines, with Wabtec Corp, a U.S. maker of equipment for the rail industry, two people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

10 May 2018

Board game company Asmodee explores sale: sources

Asmodee Group, the French maker of board game Catan and distributor of Pokemon cards in parts of Europe, is exploring a sale that could value it at more than 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion), according to people familiar with the matter.

09 May 2018

MOVES-Jefferies nabs industrials banker Peter Scheman from Goldman-source

May 8 Jefferies Grop LLC has appointed a new co-head of Americas industrials investment banking, hiring Goldman Sachs Group Inc veteran Peter Scheman, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

09 May 2018

Private equity firm TPG close to investing in Anastasia: sources

Private equity firm TPG Capital is near an agreement to acquire a minority stake in Anastasia Beverly Hills, valuing the U.S. cosmetics company at close to $3 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

04 May 2018

Jana, ConAgra end standstill as Pinnacle Foods comes under pressure to sell

ConAgra Brands Inc , the maker of Hunt's ketchup and Marie Callender's microwave dinners, said on Friday it had ended a standstill agreement with Jana Partners LLC, the activist hedge fund pushing for a sale of Pinnacle Foods Inc .

03 May 2018

Exclusive: Carlyle's Novolex in lead to acquire Newell Brands' Waddington - sources

Novolex Holdings Inc, a packaging manufacturing company owned by buyout firm Carlyle Group LP , is in the lead to acquire Newell Brands Inc's Waddington Group Inc unit for more than $2 billion, three people familiar with the matter said.

01 May 2018

Proxy advisory firms back Knauf's $5.9 billion bid for USG

Proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services Inc (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co have sided with German producer of building materials Gebr Knauf KG in its $5.9 billion bid for U.S. gypsum manufacturer USG Corp , Knauf said on Monday.

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