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  • n. Plural form of deal-maker.


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  • Bring Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Washington, DC into one place so the financial deal-makers can meet the innovators and funding linkages can be created.

    Alan W. Silberberg: Why I Launched Gov20LA

  • But the headline figures paid to brokers, traders and deal-makers have barely shifted, with banks defiantly threatening to quit the Square Mile in favour of Switzerland, Hong Kong or Tokyo if targeted by legislation.

    Britain's best-paid bank boss set for showdown with MPs over huge bonus

  • In general, the choice of committee chairmen would signal a desire by Mr. Boehner for deal-makers who are familiar with the traditions of the House and have worked with Democrats.

    Reid Names First Debt-Panel Picks

  • Goolsbee and Bernstein and of Ms. Romer have coincided with the hiring by Mr. Obama of experienced political deal-makers, as the White House shifted from working with a Democratic-controlled Congress in its first two years to negotiating more with Republicans, who gained power in the 2010 election.

    Obama to Lose Top Economic Adviser

  • As leveraged buy-outs grew bigger and bigger, so did the salaries of the top deal-makers, and the size of their funds.

    Humble P.E.

  • Piramal Healthcare, headed by one of India Inc's savviest deal-makers, Ajay Piramal, has agreed to buy 5.5% stake in Vodafone Essar, one of India's largest telecom companies, for $640 million.

    Deals India: Morning News Roundup

  • And while the "centrist deal-makers" may be hindering the Democrats 'progress on crafting a bill with the elements that the president and his allies want, at least they're not turning it over to members of their party whose grasp of reality is in doubt, and their goal is to at least come up with something rather than to kill healthcare reform just to watch it die.

    Douthat: It's The Party's Fault

  • David Roper and Christopher Millar , Melrose's deal-makers, have a good track record turning around underperforming companies like FKI and Dynacast.

    Charter's Course Takes Turn for the Better

  • And that's a smallish sampling of the deal-makers he helped get the tough jobs done.

    Robert Lenzner: Joseph Flom: A Legal Warrior Who Revolutionized Wall Street

  • Many dealers are very knowledgeable and passionate about the material, but don't have the business gene: others are natural deal-makers, and seem to naturally know what things are worth, without necessarily knowing why.

    A working life: The rare-book dealer


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