clinch the deal

clinch the deal

In business, to secure agreement on an offer, proposal, or some other exchange. After two weeks of negotiations, we were finally able to clinch the deal with the other firm.
See also: clinch, deal
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Coyle is set to clinch the deal after Keane returns from England Under-21 duty - taking the United prospect for the rest of the year.
Middlesbrough Council, Redcar and Cleveland Council and Stockton Council are among eight North-east local authorities to clinch the deal.
Newspaper reports said the Pru, which needs 75% support from investors if it is to clinch the deal next month, has been criticised for agreeing to pay too much for AIA - particularly in light of the plunge in Asian markets in the last two weeks.
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McDonald, 19, was the subject of a failed pounds 250,000 bid from Burnley last month, but they doubled the offer to clinch the deal.
The Beeb had their chances (although they will try to tell you otherwise), but endless 'games', dillydallying and failure to make a decision from the head honchos in London saw Sky clinch the deal.
It's all well and good for me to say it, but Paco saying it I think helped clinch the deal.
He travelled from the firm's headquarters near Knutsford to clinch the deal in Brazil.
About 1,200 jobs will be saved if receivers Arthur Andersen who have been running the firm since its collapse just before Christmas clinch the deal with KTH, a joint venture company formed by the privately-owned GW King Group and Triplex Components.
Legal teams failed to clinch the deal by the Stock Market's 4.
Gray is willing to leave Charlton if the move back to Sheffield is full-time and a pounds 500,000 fee should clinch the deal for the play-off hopefuls before the window shuts.
Despite interest from Chelsea, expect United to clinch the deal if Everton reluctantly decide to sell.
McCain helped clinch the deal Wednesday by securing nine senators' signatures on a letter promising a moratorium on television-programming legislation ``for several years.
Now bargain-hunters can enjoy the thrill of bidding for their perfect break, knowing they could clinch the deal for a ridiculously low price