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Rémy Cointreau
Public
Traded as EuronextRCO
CAC Mid 60 Component
Industry Alcohol beverage
Founded 1990
Headquarters Paris, France
Products Cognac, wines, rum and liqueurs
Revenue Increase 1,127 million (2017-2018)
Increase 151.3 million (2017-2018)
Number of employees
1,800 (2018)
Subsidiaries Rémy Cointreau USA
Website remy-cointreau.com

Rémy Cointreau is a French, family-owned business group whose origins date back to 1724. The group has an international portfolio of spirits (cognac, liqueurs and spirits): Rémy Martin and Louis XIII cognacs, Cointreau liqueur, METAXA Greek spirit, Mount Gay rum, St-Rémy brandy, The Botanist gin, Bruichladdich single malts, Port Charlotte, Octomore, Westland American whiskey and Domaine des Hautes Glaces French whisky.

Brands and history

Rémy Cointreau brands include:

  • Rémy Martin cognac
  • Louis XIII cognac
  • Mount Gay rum (1989 acquisition)
  • Cointreau liqueur
  • METAXA Greek spirit
  • Bruichladdich / Octomore / Port Charlotte Scotch whisky (2012 acquisitions)
  • St-Rémy French brandy
  • The Botanist gin (2012 acquisition)
  • Domaine des Hautes Glaces French single malt whisky
  • Westland American single malt whiskey

The Rémy Cointreau Group is a result of a 1990 merger between E. Rémy Martin & Cie SA and Cointreau & Cie SA, respectively.

In 1999, Rémy Cointreau joined Edrington and Fortune Brands in the creation of a global distribution network (outside the United States). The co-entreprise, named Maxxium, joined Vin & Sprit in 2001. In April 2009, Rémy Cointreau left Maxxium and created its own international distribution network.

In July 2011, Rémy Cointreau sold Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck champagnes to French luxury goods group EPI for 422 million euros.[1]

In 2012, Rémy Cointreau acquired Bruichladdich for £58m.[2]

In January 2017, Rémy Cointreau announced two acquisitions: Westland Distillery, an American single malt whisky distillery based in Seattle, and Domaine des Hautes Glaces, an organic single malt whisky distillery in the French Alps.

Over the 2017-2018 fiscal year, the Rémy Cointreau Group turnover was 1,127 million euros. Over the 2017-2018 fiscal year, the Rémy Cointreau Group net income (excluding non-reoccurring items) was 151.3 million euros.

References

  1. ^ Lechmere, Adam (2010-11-17). "Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck sold to EPI | Daily wine news - the latest breaking wine news from around the world | News". decanter.com. Retrieved 2011-03-18.
  2. ^ "Bruichladdich and Rémy Cointreau Reach Agreement". bruichladdich.com. 2012-07-23. Retrieved 2012-07-23.

External links

  • Official website
  • History of Rémy Cointreau
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