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middleman

a person or firm which acts as an intermediary between a seller of a good or service and the buyer of that good or service. See WHOLESALER, AGENT, MARKET INTERMEDIARY.

middleman

a trader or firm that provides a service by acting as an intermediary between two parties, frequently producer to consumer or seller to purchaser. WHOLESALERS may be considered middlemen for they frequently act as distributors from producers to retailers on a COMMISSION or mark-up basis. ESTATE AGENTS or insurance brokers are further examples.
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Albayalde said Sombero sent surrender feelers on Monday through two retired senior police officers who had worked with the alleged middleman.
(8) In fact, in terms of the number of sports agents concerned, the "agent-paid-by-club" mechanism has proved to be the most common in Europe, even when the principal represented by the middleman is the player, and whatever the provisions contained in the various regulations.
Critique: Enhanced with the inclusion of twenty pages of Notes and a fifteen page Index, "The Middleman Economy: How Brokers, Agents, Dealers, and Everyday Matchmakers Create Value and Profit" is an impressively well written, deftly organized and presented study of a key aspect of the modern American (and global) economy.
"He was a middleman, a fixer," said prosecutor Nick Mather at the start of a three-week trial.
Middleman added, "As Freedom Mortgage's CHL Division, the organization will continue to be led by its exceptional executive team, Mike McHugh, Eric Reeps and Sam Barreta."
The fee varies from 0.5 to 5 per cent of the loan amount after the approved loan sanction letter is facilitated by the middleman. Depending on the size of the syndicate company, roles of officials are well defined: some in the team solicit or scout for the business, others are masters at liaisoning with different departments, ministries and agencies.
The service found that many people who had turned to such websites felt "misled" as they thought they were applying for a loan directly and did not realise that they were paying a middleman.
He then tipped a middleman, who was a friend of both Metro and Eydelman, during in-person meetings at a New York City coffee shop.
"Every middleman charges money, as nothing is free, from this person from the village, who borrows money, sells his land or depends on loan sharks to finalise the deal.
Larry Middleman, president/CEO of CU Business Group LLC, a Portland-based business services and lending CUSO, recently shared some of those lessons during a webinar on business deposit trends.
A TV commercial that claimed Betfair customers could benefit from bigger wins by "cutting out the middleman" has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority after 23 complaints that it was incorrect and misleading.
Middleman said at the meeting, which was sponsored by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases.