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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

16 Jan 2018

Germany's Continental hires JP Morgan for potential break-up: sources

FRANKFURT/LONDON Germany's Continental AG has hired JP Morgan to advise on a possible break-up, sources told Reuters, as the auto parts maker repositions for a market focused on electric and self-driving vehicles.

16 Jan 2018

Germany's Continental hires JP Morgan for potential break-up -sources

FRANKFURT/LONDON, Jan 16 Germany's Continental AG has hired JP Morgan to advise on a possible break-up, sources told Reuters, as the auto parts maker repositions for a market focused on electric and self-driving vehicles.

12 Jan 2018

Luxury group Kering to spin off Puma to its own shareholders

FRANKFURT/LONDON Gucci-owner Kering plans to spin off German sports brand Puma to the French conglomerate's shareholders to focus squarely on its luxury brands.

11 Jan 2018

Exclusive: Kering evaluating Puma options including spin to shareholders - sources

FRANKFURT/LONDON French luxury goods group Kering is evaluating options for its German sports goods brand Puma, including a spin-off of Puma to its own shareholders, two people close to the matter said.

29 Dec 2017

CEOs go M&A hunting as booming markets unleash dealmaking spirits

NEW YORK/LONDON Mergers and acquisitions had another strong year in 2017, reaching their third highest annual level since the 2008 financial crisis, as CEOs were emboldened by buoyant markets to pursue transformative deals, even when their targets resisted.

18 Dec 2017

Car parts firm Autodis sets course for French share listing: sources

MADRID/LONDON The U.S. private equity owner of French vehicle spare parts distributor Autodis [ATDST.UL] is selecting banks for a share sale next year in a deal that could value the business at more than 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion), six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

16 Dec 2017

Exclusive: Aston Martin owners rev up for 2018 exit with Lazard hire

LONDON Aston Martin's owners have hired Lazard to prepare for a stock market listing or sale of the British sportscar maker made famous by fictional spy James Bond, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

15 Dec 2017

Perrigo lines up bid for Merck's consumer health unit: sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT Generic drugmaker Perrigo has decided to enter the fray for Merck KGaA's consumer health unit, sources told Reuters, and is preparing an indicative offer for the $4.7 billion business ahead of a deadline on Friday.

14 Dec 2017

Perrigo preparing non-binding bid for Merck KgaA's consumer health unit -sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT, Dec 14 U.S. drugmaker Perrigo has decided to enter the fray for Merck KgaA's consumer health unit, sources told Reuters on Thursday, and is preparing an indicative offer for the $4.7 billion business ahead of the Dec. 15 deadline.

13 Dec 2017

Atlantia braced for possible legal action to secure Abertis bid rights: source

LONDON Italy's largest motorway operator Atlantia is examining legal action to stay in the $20 billion bidding war for Spanish rival Abertis amid concerns it will be frozen out of the contest, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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