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Argentina’s Southern Cross Buys Shipper Ultrapetrol, Clarin Says

December 27, 2012

Argentine private equity firm Southern Cross Group acquired a 78 percent stake in shipbuilder and river boat operator Ultrapetrol Ltd (ULTR:US), Clarin reported today, without saying how it got the information.

The firm owned by Argentine businessman Norberto Morita paid $220 million for the stake, the Buenos Aires-based newspaper said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Pablo Gonzalez in Buenos Aires at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: James Attwood at

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    (Ultrapetrol Bahamas Ltd)
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