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Forbes Announces Launch Of Forbes Chile And Forbes Peru

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2021-- In partnership with Media Business Generators (Mexican media holding), Forbes announced today the launch of two international editions, Forbes Chile and Forbes Peru.

Both Spanish-language editions are launching online in November 2021. Readers from Chile and Peru, and from all over the world, will be able to access content on www.forbes.cl and www.forbes.pe respectively.

Forbes Chile will be led by Randy Nieves-Ruiz as the Editor-in-Chief. Randy has more than two decades of experience in digital and print platforms. He has been an editor and news correspondent at international media outlets such as Agence France-Presse, EFE and Univision.com.

Hugo Flores will lead Forbes Peru as the Editor-in-Chief. Hugo is a communication professional with over ten years of experience in business and economic media. He has worked at prestigious regional media such as America Economia and El Comercio (Peru). Hugo has also been a contributor to Semana Económica (Peru), Que Pasa (Chile), Dinero (Colombia) and other Latin American media. Hugo has been awarded the Citi Journalistic Excellence Award, a recognition given by Columbia University and Citibank.

“We are excited to partner with Media Business Generators to launch Forbes Chile and Forbes Peru,” said Peter Hung, President of FGH - President, Licensing and Branded Ventures, Forbes Media LLC. “We’re committed to championing entrepreneurship around the world and adding editions in Chile and Peru will further grow our presence in Latin America.”

In addition to Forbes Chile and Forbes Peru, Media Business Generators, with its media holding, Business and Luxury Media Group, publishes Forbes Central America, Forbes Colombia, Forbes Dominican Republic, and Forbes Mexico. Forbes already has local editions in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, and Ecuador, with a total of 46 local licensed editions around the world.

About Forbes
Forbes champions success by celebrating those who have made it, and those who aspire to make it. Forbes convenes and curates the most influential leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business and making a significant impact on the world. The Forbes brand today reaches more than 150 million people worldwide through its trusted journalism, signature LIVE and Forbes Virtual events, custom marketing programs and 46 licensed local editions in 77 countries. Forbes Media’s brand extensions include real estate, education and financial services license agreements.

Forbes recently announced plans to go public through a business combination with Magnum Opus (NYSE: OPA), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), which is expected to close in Q4 2021 or Q1 2022.

About Media Business Generators
Is a multimedia Mexican company founded in 2012 by Mariano Menéndez and Marco Landucci. With its media holding, Business and Luxury Media Group, are also the publisher of Robb Report Mexico, Food & Wine en Español, InStyle Mexico, and The Happening web portal.

Media Business Generators
Elisabetta Lampedecchia
Chief Strategy Officer
elampedecchia@forbeslatam.net

Source: Forbes