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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

06 Aug 2018

Packaging group Amcor aims to wrap up rival Bemis for $5.25 billion

SYDNEY The world's biggest listed packaging company, Amcor Ltd , on Monday swooped on U.S. rival Bemis Company Inc in a $5.25 billion all-stock deal that comes as packaging firms are jostling to buy growth with acquisitions.

28 Jul 2018

Advisory firm ISS recommends against Rite Aid sale to Albertsons

Institutional Shareholder Services Inc (ISS), a shareholder advisory firm whose recommendations are followed by major mutual funds, said on Friday that Rite Aid Corp investors should vote down its $24 billion merger with Albertsons Cos.

23 Jul 2018

PJ Solomon hires Rothschild consumer banker Gottschalk

PJ Solomon said on Monday it hired Michael Gottschalk, a consumer investment banker at rival investment bank Rothschild, as a partner and managing director.

20 Jul 2018

Kimberly-Clark weighs sale of European tissues business: sources

Kimberly-Clark Corp is exploring a sale of its European tissue business, as it tries to slash costs and combat slowing sales by exiting less profitable areas, according to people familiar with the matter.

20 Jul 2018

Kimberly-Clark weighs sale of European tissues business -sources

July 19 Kimberly-Clark Corp is exploring a sale of its European tissue business, as it tries to slash costs and combat slowing sales by exiting less profitable areas, according to people familiar with the matter.

27 Jun 2018

GE's determined makeover could dim deal prospects

General Electric Co's plan to divest $20 billion worth of assets may have bankers excited about contacting potential buyers, breaking off other big chunks of the conglomerate, and creating an M&A bonanza.

22 Jun 2018

Pinnacle Foods, Conagra restart deal talks - sources

Pinnacle Foods Inc , the owner of Birds Eye frozen foods and Mrs. Butterworth’s syrups, has restarted talks about potentially selling itself to its larger peer Conagra Brands Inc , according to two people familiar with the matter.

20 Jun 2018

Exclusive: Taiyo Nippon, Carlyle frontrunners to buy Linde and Praxair assets - sources

NEW YORK/FRANKFURT Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp and private equity firm Carlyle Group have emerged as frontrunners to buy assets that gases groups Linde and Praxair need to divest to seal their planned merger, people close to the matter said.

13 Jun 2018

Senomyx shareholder pushes for change at flavor maker

A shareholder who says he owns about 4 percent of Senomyx Inc called on Tuesday for the flavoring company to remove its chairman and give fresh oversight for a new sale process, saying in a publicly released letter that Senomyx's performance has been "nothing short of disaster."

12 Jun 2018

Shareholder pushes for changes at flavor maker Senomyx -letter

June 12 A shareholder is calling on flavoring company Senomyx Inc that works with PepsiCo Inc to drop its current chairman, to sell itself and add a new board seat, according to a letter reviewed by Reuters.

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