financial backer

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CATRIONA MATTHEW became the first Scot to win a women's major when she was crowned British Open champion at Royal Lytham 10 months ago - yet the North Berwick golfer has failed to attract a financial backer.
SFA chief executive Gordon Smith yesterday revealed there were some eye-catching names among the applicants to replace the sacked George Burley, but he will concentrate on compiling a shortlist before deciding whether a similar financial backer is needed.
It seems that family films have now found a major financial backer.
Ahmanson for many years was a chief financial backer of the Chalcedon Institute, a Christian Reconstructionist group in Vallecito, Calif.
The president and CEO of Forest City Ratner has been at the center of controversy lately over his inability to land an anchor tenant for the property or a financial backer.
Primark were interested last time TJs was on the market and a trade buyer is likely to value TJs higher than a financial backer because of the stores property.
Its spokesman Vidar Fossdal said: "I had a substantial financial backer but he has withdrawn, unfortunately.
James Gordon Bennett, owner of the New York Herald, was the promoter and financial backer of the trip.
Young's Bluecrest ended speculation of a trade sale or flotation by securing a new financial backer to take over from investor Legal and General Ventures.
Coinciding with the release of this CD is the autobiography of Paradise Garage financial backer (and West End Records founder) Mel Cheren, Keep on Dancin': My Life and the Paradise Garage (as told to Advocate columnist Gabriel Rotello, with assistance from Brent Nicholson Earle).
FTVentures is far more than a financial backer to Mavent," said Louis Pizante, chief executive officer of Mavent.
Louis-based foundation in 2004 awarded a $10 million prize to Mojave aerospace designer Burt Rutan and his financial backer, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, for creating the first privately financed, privately built spacecraft.

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