dealmaker

noun
deal·​mak·​er | \ˈdēl-ˌmā-kər \
plural dealmakers

Definition of dealmaker 

: someone who is given to or skilled in negotiating deals or agreements : one who makes deals Her reputation as a hard-driving dealmaker was known to heads of state and corporate CEOs all over the world.— Johnnie L. Roberts et al. He's a dealmaker, a power broker, a convener of interests—in short, the living definition of the career politician …— Douglas Foster

First Known Use of dealmaker

1886, in the meaning defined above

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