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I-CORP is a megacorporation with their headquarters located in uptown sector of the City. The corporation's holdings are said to be substantial, though the nature of its services is unclear; according to the corporate prospectus, I-CORP is in the import-export business. Its CEO is R. Maximillian.

I-CORP has recently engineered hostile takeovers of three rival corporations: Mass Media Associates, an advertising and communications company, Genetech, a biogenetics company, and Nanoteck, a company that specializes in the field of computer nanotechnology.

If any are interested, information on these takeovers can be obtained through media sources. On paper, the deals appear to be legit; in each case, I-CORP raised enough capital to purchase a majority of the corporation's stock, then fired the original executives and substituted their own people at the top positions.

The only element of suspicion surrounding these deals pertains to how I-CORP was able to raise the huge sums of money (in excess of one billion dollars) needed to acquire these corporations. In an interview with the media, Edvard Kurvasier, a researcher who works for I-CORP, made an oblique reference to a group of "silent partners." As usual, R. Maximillian had "no comment."

I-CORPs source of capital is the drug trade; specifically, an Asian cartel that uses I-CORP's legitimate distribution channels for its own purposes, and as a means of laundering drug money. In return, I-CORP gets a healthy cut of the profits.[1]

References[]

  1. SECCI, S.M. Chasing the Dragon. 1st ed., Atlas Games, 1992. (pp.62–63)


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