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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.
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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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