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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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Passenger fumes over 'extortionate' [pounds sterling]20 charge to retrieve lost property from airport
The policy of charging for lost property service is standard on an international basis, and is levied on a 'user pays' basis, otherwise the travelling public in general would be forced to pay for the forgetfulness of the few.
"So we're calling for a centralised national database system, as well as sensible rules for dealing with lost property."
Mr Onyango appealed to well-wishers to donate beddings, iron sheets and other items to help the officers rebuild their lives.He added that most of the prison warders who lost property have children in school.
"I went down to the police station on Friday afternoon, by which time they said lost property was closed and there was no chance of finding out if the keys were there until Monday.
Lost Property, which opened earlier this year on Yarm high street, serves up food and drinks from steaks to burgers and cocktails to craft beer.
Property found on the railway network should always be handed in to station lost property offices.
He suggested that often lost property is not returned, not out of criminality but because people live such busy lives.
AFTER a very worrying day on January 27, I ended up so relieved and it is all thanks to the staff at Pool Meadow Bus Station's 'Lost Property' department.
A TREASURE trove of lost property found on the Metro has gone under the hammer.
And 8,093 people were reunited with their lost property last year.
Staff logged at least 5,160 items of lost property between the start of January 2010 and the end of March this year.