Zirunkariish

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Zirunkariish is a Vilani megacorporation, which specializes in banking and investments. It is one of the thirteen Imperial megacorporations in operation in 1116. Zirunkariish is one of the largest insurance underwriters in the Imperium, and while its capital reserves are gigantic, it usually chooses to invest them in various trusts rather than in other megacorporations.

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Market Ticker Code[edit]

This business entity is traded under the following interstellar market code/s:

Market Ticker Code
Name Code Type Charter Remarks
Zirunkariish ZirUnk-MEGA 4 to 12 alphanumeric character LIC Primary financier.

Description (Portfolio)[edit]

Zirunkariish is one of the thirteen Imperial megacorporations in operation in 1116.

Commercial Competencies[edit]

  • Financial Arrangements
  • Insurance
  • Investments
    • Capital Investments
  • Real Estate

Zirunkariish is one of the largest insurance underwriters in the Imperium, and while its capital reserves are gigantic, it usually chooses to invest them in various trusts rather than in other megacorporations.

Governance & Organization[edit]

The megacorporation is organized into groups and then suborganized into teams. Some of the groups are:

Private Client Group[edit]

This group provides services to the Imperial Family, other Noble families, and other families of high wealth holdings.
The Shiishuginsa family Team - not suprisingly the founding and majority owner family has their own Team.
The Imperial Family Team - not suprisingly the Imperial Family has their own Team; mainly composed of members of the Shiishuginsa family.

Central Bank Group[edit]

This group provides advisory and other services to various governmental banks throughout Charted Space.
The Imperium Team handles governmental bank clients within the Imperium.
The Extra-Imperial Team handles governmental bank clients outside the Imperium.

Precious Holdings Group[edit]

This group speculates in and provides services for storing, preserving, and disposing of precious metals, objects d'art, and other high value items.
The Sharurshid Team handles this Vilani megacorporation exclusively due to the volume of business.

Interface Group[edit]

This group provides internal services to the company relating to all non-client outward facing communications.
The Public Relations Team is the most well-known part of this group and is responsible for all press releases.
The Marketing Team is self explanatory.
The Corporate Reputation Team is responsible for ensuring the company's name and reputation remain in good standing, they are primarily a litigation organization.

Banking Group[edit]

This group provides all the banking services offered to the public.

Commercial Banking Group[edit]

This group provides all the banking services offered to commercial entities within the Imperium.
The Holdings Team handles all corporations that Zirunkariish holds equity in.

Megacorporations Services Group[edit]

This group provides services to megacorporation clients.
The Imperium Team handles megacorporation clients within the Imperium.
The Extra-Imperial Team handles megacorporation clients outside the Imperium.
The Holdings Team handles all megacorporations that Zirunkariish holds equity in.

Bonding Group[edit]

This group provides mercenary bonding services.

Corporate Services Group[edit]

This group provides unified and standardized services throughout Zirunkariish.
The Northstar Interworld Technological Services Team administers the contract for and ownership responsibilities of Zirunkariish. Needless to say, Zirunkariish is a high volume consumer of NITS reporting and analyses; acquiring, as a result, a 17% stake in the company.
The Information Dissemination Services Team administers the contract for and ownership responsibilities of Zirunkariish. Needless to say, Zirunkariish is a high volume consumer of Information Dissemination Services reporting and analyses; acquiring, as a result, a 16% stake in the company.
The Sophont Resources Team is responsible for all personnel matters.

Corporate Security Group[edit]

This group is responsible for the security of all Zirunkariish activities.
The Shiishuginsa family Team - not suprisingly the founding and majority owner family has their own Team.

Trust Group[edit]

This group is responsible for the creation and administration of trusts for the corporation and clients.
The Shiishuginsa family Trust Team - not suprisingly the founding and majority owner family has their own Team for the family Trust.
The Zirunkariish Real Estate Investment Trust (ZREIT) Team is responsible for the administration of the Zirunkariish Real Estate Investment Trust (ZREIT).

Co-Prosperity Development Trust Group[edit]

This group is responsible for the creation and administration of Co-Prosperity Development Trust, usually centered around a specific world or system for the corporation and clients.
The Urakkalan Co-Prosperity Development Trust Team is responsible for the administration of the Urakkalan Co-Prosperity Development Trust.
The Uumgadi Co-Prosperity Development Trust Team is responsible for the administration of the Uumgadi Co-Prosperity Development Trust.
The Deneb Co-Prosperity Development Trust Team is responsible for the administration of the Deneb Co-Prosperity Development Trust.
The Jaeyela Planetary Development Fund Team manages the Zirunkariish 20% stake in the Jaeyela Planetary Development Fund LIC owing to the numerous restrictions and extensive oversight of the corporation.

Mortgage Services Group[edit]

This group, not the Banking Group, is responsible for the origination of mortgages for properties.
The Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) Team - this team provides PMI is support of the mortgage origination process.
The Mortgage Securitization Team - this team provides securitization services for mortgages originated by the group.

Currency Exchange Group[edit]

This group conducts all currency exchange and currency speculation.
The Imperium Team handles all currency exchange and speculation within the Imperium.
The Extra-Imperial Team handles all currency exchange and speculation outside the Imperium.

ReInsurance Group[edit]

This group conducts all of the company's reinsurance activities.

Stockholders[edit]

Stock ownership (1116):[edit]

Shiishuginsa family— 29%
Imperial family— 18%
Sharurshid Trust — 17%
Hortalez et Cie — 7%
Noble families — 12%
Zhunastu family - 03%
Investment trusts — 8%
Private ownership — 9%

Subsidiaries[edit]

Zirunkariish Subsidiaries[edit]

In general, Zirunkariish shuns the concept of the wholly owned subsidiary. It prefers to bring in other minority investors, primarily the Imperial Family and the Zirunkariish controlling Shiishuginsa family. As a general corporation rule, these subsidiaries' employees are eligible for membership in the Zirunkariish Credit Union (ZirCU). These include:

  • Zirunkariish Real Estate Investment Trust (ZREIT) - This Zirunkariish subsidiary is a Real Estate Investment Trust that makes and administers the corporation's real estate investments and real property holdings. Ownership: Zirunkariish--60%, Shiishuginsa family--20%, Sharurshid Trust--10%, and the Imperial Family--10%.
  • Zirunkariish Healthcare System, LIC - This Zirunkariish subsidiary is a full service private healthcare provider that maintains a network of medical centers where the corporation has a presence. It specializes in family healthcare and birthing services. Ownership: Zirunkariish--60%, Shiishuginsa family--20%, Sharurshid Trust--10%, and the Imperial Family--10%.
  • Zirunkariish SIA - This Zirunkariish subsidiary is actually a S'mrii Phylum for employees and their families who are S'mrii. This allows Zirunkariish additional market access into the S'mrii and provides a logical and useful structure for S'mrii to work for the company. This subsidiary manages all Zirunkariish S'mrii holdings. Ownership: Zirunkariish--60%, Shiishuginsa family--20%, Phylum Kiaskui--10%, Phylum U'Chakzii-Ziask--5%, Phylum Ssiarkuku-2.5%, and Phylum Iakzikhu-2.5%.
Zirunkariish SIA S'mrii (SIA) holdings[edit]
Zirunkariish Co-Prosperity Development Trust Subsidiaries[edit]

Other Zirunkariish Subsidiary holdings[edit]

Zirunkariish Credit Union (ZirCU)[edit]

  • Zirunkariish Credit Union (ZirCU): Technically, ZirCU is not a subsidiary in the traditional sense; it is a Credit Union with ownership lying with its members in the form of a financial cooperative. Membership is from amongst Zirunkariish employees, past and present; employee direct family members; and employees and their families of other Zirunkariish subsidiaries. That said, both Zirunkariish and the Shiishuginsa family want ZirCU to succeed as it is a valuable employment benefit and supports company loyalty. To that end, every member of the Shiishuginsa family participates as a member. Additionally, in exchange for a 10% equity holding in ZirCU each, Zirunkariish and the Shiishuginsa family retain a permanent seat on ZirCU's Board of Directors. This is to the exclusion of any other member of the Shiishuginsa family ascending to the Board, and prohibiting senior Zirunkariish executives from doing the same. ZirCU branches can be found wherever Zirunkariish or its subsidiaries have a presence. ZirCU ownership: 80% - ZirCU members, 10% - Zirunkariish, and 10% Shiishuginsa family.

Notable Investments[edit]

Megacorporation holdings[edit]

-Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish holds a 30% stake in Imperial Megacorporation GSbAG subsidiary Zhunastu Shipbuilding LIC.

Zirunkariish holdings in the Information Services Sector[edit]

Zirunkariish holdings in the Mining Sector[edit]

Zirunkariish holdings in the Shipping Sector[edit]

Zirunkariish holdings in the Pharmaceuticals Sector[edit]

Zirunkariish holdings in the Starship Building Sector[edit]

Zirunkariish holdings in the Financial Sector[edit]

Zirunkariish Vilani business holdings[edit]

Other Zirunkariish holdings[edit]

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Unlike most other Vilani megacorporations, whose origins are shrouded in mystery, Zirunkariish is known to have been founded by the noble Vilani family of Shiishuginsa (a member of which, Antiama, married the emperor Zhakirov in 679) in the year -425.

  • Zirunkariish financed a great deal of the Vilani resurgence following first recontact with the Syleans.

In 260, with the assistance of the Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish, GSbAG bought the subsidiary Zhunastu Shipbuilding and its assets, especially its goodwill within the Imperium and its intellectual property, and folded it into its business. Under GSbAG, Zhunastu Shipbuilding remains a leader in ship design and construction for both military and civilian vessels.

Trade Partners[edit]

Most starships owned by Zirunkariish and the Shiishuginsa family are produced under contract by GSbAG (Zhunastu Shipbuilding). They are equipped with gravitics, reactionless thrusters, and inertial compensator systems by Arkayne LIC and with fusion rocketry systems by Phylum U'Chakzii-Ziask SIA.
Zirunkariish is a high volume consumer of NITS reporting and analyses; acquiring, as a result, a 17% stake in the company.
Zirunkariish is a high volume consumer of Information Dissemination Services reporting and analyses; acquiring, as a result, a 16% stake in the company.
Zirunkariish is a high volume consumer of Event, LIC reporting and analyses; acquiring, as a result, a 10% stake in the company.
Zirunkariish almost exclusively uses the publishing house of Kirgaasanakka Publishing for all corporate publishing needs and holds a 12% stake in the company.
Aaki-Makhidkarun Financial Services is a significant client of Zirunkariish.
Naasirka-Mehdaat Insurance Consortium is a significant client of Zirunkariish.

Trade Competitors[edit]

No information yet available.

Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

These systems have a substantial Zirunkariish presence.

World Listing: 1116[edit]

The following systems and worlds are some of the best known markets that the Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish frequents or has a presence on:

22 of 22 World articles in Zirunkariish
Aaki  •  Amsa  •  Berengaria  •  Bolivar (Da 0240)  •  Capital  •  Concorde  •  Diishalum  •  Ershur  •  Gashema  •  Gashimuu  •  Glisten  •  Ishdaga  •  Kadushi  •  Keshga  •  Luna  •  Mora  •  Northstar  •  Tscho  •  Unxava  •  Ushra (Da 1016)  •  Vland  •  Zukalis  •  
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Core Sector[edit]

Capital: Not surprisingly, there is a substantial Zirunkariish presence here.
However, the corporate headquarters remains on Vland, and the Core Subsector headquarters offices are located elsewhere.

Vland Sector[edit]

Vland: The corporate headquarters of Zirunkariish is located here.
Gashema: Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish maintains its primary records repository and a major trading clearinghouse here.

Dagudashaag Sector[edit]

Bolivar: the headquarters of the Bolivar Subsector offices for Zirunkariish.
Ushra: the headquarters of the Ushra Subsector offices for Zirunkariish.
Zukalis: Zirunkariish has substantial offices of its own here. In addition to its holdings stake of the Naasirka-Mehdaat Insurance Consortium, this includes the headquarters offices for the Remnants Subsector and a major trading clearinghouse.
Kadushi (world): Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish maintains offices here.
Keshga (world): Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish maintains offices here.
Tscho (world): Vilani megacorporation subsidiary Zirunkariish SIA maintains offices here.

Shallows Subsector[edit]

Diishalum: the Shallows Subsector headquarters offices for Zirunkariish and a major trading clearinghouse.
Aaki: Zirunkariish has offices and a major trading clearinghouse on Aaki. Aaki-Makhidkarun Financial Services is a significant client of Zirunkariish.

Spinward Marches Sector[edit]

Mora Highport: Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish holds a substantial, but minority, stake in the Mora Highport, in which they have located their Mora Subsector headquarters and a major trading clearinghouse.
Glisten (world): Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish holds a substantial, but minority, stake in the Bilstein Yards. Additionally, they have located their Glisten Subsector headquarters and a major trading clearinghouse.

Reaver's Deep Sector[edit]

Concorde (world): Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish has a major trading clearinghouse here supporting the company's work in the Principality of Caledon and beyond.

Beyond Sector[edit]

Northstar: The Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish has offices here, including a major trading clearinghouse and both the Beyond Sector and Darkling Regions Subsector headquarters offices.

Deneb Sector[edit]

Unxava (Deneb 1337): Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish maintains offices here.
Gashimuu: Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish has offices here, including a major trading clearinghouse and both the Deneb Sector and Usani Subsector headquarters offices.

Massilia Sector[edit]

Ershur (world): the "Treasurehouse of the Hub" and Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish maintains offices there.
Ishdaga (world): the headquarters of the Uumgadi Co-Prosperity Development Trust.
Zirunkariish offices on Ishdaga (world) include a major trading clearinghouse, and both the Massilia Sector and Kerr Subsector headquarters offices.

Trojan Reach Sector[edit]

Berengaria (world): the home of the Zirunkariish headquarters for the Pax Rulin Subsector with extensive offices, including a major trading clearinghouse, that also support work throughout the Trojan Reach Sector as well as work with the General Development Company (GeDeCo) LIC.

Solomani Rim Sector[edit]

Luna: The proper name for Terra's single large satellite, though most locals simply call it "The Moon".
Vilani megacorporation Zirunkariish maintains extensive offices, owing to the availability of real estate within the domed lunar city of Copernicus Settlement. Copernicus is the seat of government on Luna, and the center of travel and trade. Zirunkariish offices here include a major trading clearinghouse, and both the Solomani Rim Sector and Sol Subsector headquarters offices.

Lishun Sector[edit]

Amsa (Lishun 0429): Zirunkariish maintains offices here that includes a trading clearing house that services its retired top executives. Zirunkariish, in a deal with Makhidkarun, built, operates, and maintains retirement facilities for its top executives on Amsa (Lishun 0429) for their health, including the Timer Club of Amsa LIC. Zirunkariish Healthcare System, LIC is responsible for the facilities on Amsa (Lishun 0429).

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