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Three firms steer rare Uruguayan project bond issuance

Tuesday, 28 July

Guyer & Regules in Montevideo and Clifford Chance LLP in Madrid have helped Uruguay’s first-ever public private partnership (PPP) obtain finance worth US$90 million to fund the construction of the Punta de Rieles prison, involving a rare local issuance of project bonds.

US investigation into Banamex widens

Tuesday, 28 July

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) is investigating Citigroup’s Mexican operation Banamex for allegedly helping clients to launder money.

Marval and Richards Cardinal in dairy deal

Tuesday, 28 July

US baby formula company Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) has retained Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal to acquire an additional 10 per cent in Argentine counterpart SanCor Cooperativas Unidas, bringing its total equity stake in the dairy cooperative to 90 per cent.

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