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  • noun Plural form of rainmaker.

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Examples

  • Some of Brevan Howard's main rainmakers and key staff members have now moved to Geneva.

    Pace of U.K. Hedge-Fund Exits Debated

  • Top investment bankers at Germany's Deutsche Bank AG and Switzerland's UBS AG earned more than their chief executives in 2010, the banks said, highlighting the way big bonuses are still being used in the financial sector to retain what are known as rainmakers.

    Europe's Investment Bankers Earn More Than Bosses

  • But most firms have managed to hold on to their top "rainmakers" -- veteran bankers with relationships that brought in revenues for bond deals, mergers and stock offerings.

    Bankers Rush to the Exits

  • But most firms have managed to hold on to their top "rainmakers" -- veteran bankers with relationships that brought in revenues for bond deals, mergers and stock offerings.

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  • Both the House bill and the SAFE Banking Act amendment to the Senate bill would require that leverage be reduced significantly. • Heads I win, tails you lose banker compensation systems: Bank "rainmakers" took excessive risks because they knew they would get paid whether or not their bets paid off in the long run.

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  • Kenyan 'rainmakers' collaborate with scientists in climate change adaptation project

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  • Kenyan 'rainmakers' collaborate with scientists in climate change adaptation project

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  • Kenyan 'rainmakers' collaborate with scientists in climate change adaptation project

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  • Bank "rainmakers" took excessive risks because they knew they would get paid whether or not their bets paid off in the long run.

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  • Kenyan 'rainmakers' collaborate with scientists in climate change adaptation project

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