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Finder

An intermediary who seeks and discovers a potential deal that can be made. For example, a finder may know that a person or company is seeking to sell a certain asset and may find a potential buyer. A finder is paid for this service, but only if the deal is finalized. See also: Finder's fee.

finder

A person who puts deals together. A finder may locate funds for a corporation seeking capital, bring together firms for a merger, or find a takeover target for a company seeking an acquisition.
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A word of warning for sweet-toothed diners: no desserts have found their way to Lost Property, but after two generous courses, we had no complaints.
BoomerangIt Japan will help police and make it easier for finders of lost property to comply with the Japanese "finders law", which requires citizens to return found items to the owners or turn them over to the police.
The Metro Lost Property Auction - the first one to be held since 2009 - is tak-k ing place at Park Lane Interchange in Sunderland on June 19 from 10am-4pm.
Gina Lycett, from West Midlands Police, with various lost property.
A freedom of information request revealed that almost 200,000 items of lost property were handed in by members of the public in the past two years.
Staff logged at least 5,160 items of lost property between January 2010 and the end of March this year.
WHILE I usually have little positive to say about our rail transport system I was surprised, nay delighted, with the helpfulness and efficiency of the lost property staff at Huddersfield Railway Station.
IN your article about fees for rail lost property refunds, you used a photo of a Transport for London lost property office.
Airline lost property, airport lost property, my insurance company and the mobile phone company.
In London alone the city's transport lost property office retrieves 130,000 items of lost property each year.
VENTURA - Ventura County may have to eliminate up to 800 jobs to offset $17 million in lost property tax revenues under Gov.
Lost property offices everywhere are crammed full of thousands of pounds worth of items left on buses, trains, ferries and planes, in stations, ports and airports that lie unclaimed.