Nurun Inc. in Latin America

On May 18, 2000, Nurun Inc., a subsidiary of the Quebecor group and formerly known as Informission Group Inc., entered into a strategic partnership with Antartica Group, a Chilean printing, publishing and retailing group operating in Latin America. The two companies aim to develop an aggressive growth-by-acquisition plan that will position the companies as leaders in Latin America’s e-commerce, Internet development and Web integration markets.

Acting for Nurun was Miguel F. Manzano of Ogilvy Renault who was assisted by Matias de Marchena of Claro y Compania in Santiago, Chile. The Antartica Group was represented by in-house counsel, Fernando Alvear.

On May 19, 2000, Nurun Inc. entered into an agreement together with Antartica Group to acquire a controlling interest in MSM Interactive S.A., an e-commerce and Web integration company based in Santiago, Chile. MSM Interactive comprises a team of 40 designers, programmers and marketing experts specializing in Web-related solutions. MSM Interactive’s services span Web site design and development, e-commerce, including Market Place solutions, Web-based training and wireless Internet.

Miguel F. Manzano of Ogilvy Renault again led for Nurun together with Matias de Marchena of Claro y Compania. MSM Interactive was represented by Sophie Raven of Montt y Compania S.A. in Santiago, Chile.


Miguel Manzano Matias de Marchena