www.Peru.com

The website Peru.com was launched online in 1997, the same year as the digital version of “El Comercio” was launched. Since then, it has become one of the most-visited sites in Peru. In 2015, it appeared in the top three digital news and current affairs media organizations with the most web traffic after Elcomercio.pe and Rpp.pe, reaching an average of 11.4 million users per month. In 2010 it was bought by its main competitor of the time: “El Comercio.”

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Private

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National coverage

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Free content

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Media Companies / Groups

Grupo El Comercio (hoy Vigenta Inversiones S.A.)

Ownership

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1 shareholder

Group / Individual Owner

Interlatin Corporation SA (Subsidiary of Orbis Ventures of El Comercio)

Interlatin Corporation is a company that was established in Peru in 2010 and linked to Interlatin Corp, based in the British Virgin Islands since 1999. It owned Www.Peru.com, and managed the website of the same name. The owners of this company were the Peruvian brothers Juan Francisco and Belisario Rosas Schwarz. However, in 2010, Orbis Ventures, a subsidiary of “El Comercio,” bought 51% of its shares and went on to buy 100%. Currently, Peru.com also manages the website Laprensa.pe.

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General Information

Founding Year

1997

Founder

Juan Francisco Rosas Schwarz

Affiliated Interests Founder

Former director at Interlatin Corp, a company established in the British Virgin Islands in the 90s, along with his brother Belisario Rosas, he is a businessman linked with the technology industry and based in the USA. In the early years following the birth of the Internet they acquired the domains peru.com, colombia.com, bolivia.com and futbolargentino, through the offshore company Interlatin Corp.

Ceo

Julio César Noriega Cabrerizo

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Chairman of the board at the company Www.Peru.com S.A. and Central Manager of Strategy and Business Development at “El Comercio,” the parent company of the entire group. Former General Manager at Warner Bros and 20th Century Fox in Lima and Los Angeles. Between 2001 and 2008, he worked at Venevision International in Miami, until he became vice president. Since 2012 he has held different advisory positions relating to the group's investment in businesses not linked to the media.

Other Important People

Marco Paredes

Affiliated Interests other important people

Peruvian journalist. Serves as general editor of Peru.com and Laprensa.peru.com, both owned by “El Comercio.”

Contact

Dirección: Jr. Lampa 645, Cercado de Lima

Teléfono: 51-205-0660; Página web: peru.com

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