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REMY  COINTREAU

The Remy Cointreau Group whose  origins date from 1724 is the result of the merger in 1990
of the holding companies of the Heriard Dubreuil and Cointreau families that controlled
E. Remy Martin & Cie S.A. respectively.

It is also the result of successive alliances between companies operating in the same business segment of wines and spirits.

1663             First distillation of Mount gay Rum on Barbados
1724             Establishment of the house of Remy Martin Cognac
1785             Establishment of the house of Piper - Heidsieck Champagne in Reims
1849             Creation of Cointreau & Cie by the Cointreau brothers
1851             Creation by Charles - Camille  Heidsieck of the champagne which bears his name
1888             Creation of  the Metaxa  brand
1904             Creation of the Izarra brand
1986             Creation of the Passoa brand

Group History:

1924 - 1988

1924             Acquisition of E. Remy Martin & Cie S.A. BY Andre Renaud
1965             Andre Heriard Dubreuil takes over from his father - in - law Andre Renaud
1966             Creation of Remy Martin's international network
1980             Creation by Remy Martin of the French - Chinese joint venture Dynasty
                   Winery in partnership with the city of Tianjin
1985             Acquisition by the Remy Martin Group of Charles Heidsieck champagnes
1988             Acquisition by the Remy Martin  Group of the Piper - Heidsieck champagnes

1989 - 1999

1989             Acquisition by the Remy Martin Group of Mount Gay Rum
1990             Transfer by Pavis S.A. of Remy Martin shares to Cointreau & Cie S.A.
1991             Adoption by the Group of the corporate name of Remy Cointreau
1998             Appointment of Dominique Heriard Dubreuil as chairman of Remy Cointreau
1999             Establishment of the Maxxium distribution joint venture with three partners
                   The Remy Cointreau Group, The Edrington Group and Beam Global Brands
                   (Fortune Brands).


The Rémy Cointreau Group, whose Charentaise origins date back to 1724, is the result of the 1990 merger of holding companies owned by the Hériard Dubreuil and Cointreau families, which controlled E. Rémy Martin & Cie SA and Cointreau & Cie SA respectively. The Group is also the result of successive partnerships with other companies active in the same Wines and Spirits business lines.
Important dates

1703
Creation of Mount Gay Rum in Barbados

1724
Establishment of the Rémy Martin Cognac House

1849
Creation of Cointreau & Cie by the Cointreau brothers

1881
Creation of the Bruichladdich Distillery on Islay

1888
Creation of the brand Metaxa

1924
Acquisition of E. Rémy Martin & Cie SA by André Renaud

1965
André Hériard Dubreuil takes over from his father-in-law M. André Renaud

1966
Creation of the Rémy Martin International distribution network

1980
Creation of the French-Chinese joint venture Dynasty Winery by Rémy Martin in partnership with the city of Tianjin (China)

1985-1988
Acquisition of the Charles Heidsieck then Piper-Heidsieck Champagnes by the Rémy Martin Group

1986
Creation of the Passoa brand

1989
Acquisition of Mount Gay Rum by the Rémy Martin Group

1990
Transfer by Pavis SA of Rémy Martin shares to Cointreau & Cie SA

1991
Adoption by the Group of the corporate name of Rémy Cointreau

1998
Dominique Hériard Dubreuil becomes Chairman of Rémy Cointreau

1999
Establishment of the Maxxium distribution joint venture with three partners: the Rémy Cointreau Group, the Edrington Group and Jim Beam Brands Worldwide (Fortune Brands)

2000
Acquisition of Bols Royal Distilleries, including the Bols and Metaxa brands

2001
Vin & Sprit joins the Maxxium network as a fourth partner

2005
Disposal of Bols’ Polish operations to CEDC

2006
Disposal of the Dutch and Italian Liqueurs & Spirits operations

2009
March 30: Rémy Cointreau exits the Maxxium joint venture

2011
July 8: Rémy Cointreau sells its Champagne branch to EPI

2012
September 3: acquisition of the Bruichladdich Distillery, a producer of single malt Scotch whiskies on the isle of Islay, Scotland

2012
November 20: François Hériard Dubreuil becomes Chairman of Rémy Cointreau

2013
August 30: disposal of Larsen to Finnish group Altia

2015
October 27: disposal of Izarra to Spirited Brands

2017
January 5: acquisition of French single malt whisky Domaine des Hautes Glaces

2017
January 6: acquisition of American single malt whisky Westland Distillery

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Introduction
The Rémy Cointreau Group, whose Charentaise origins date back to 1724, is the result of the 1990 merger of holding companies owned by the Hériard Dubreuil and Cointreau families, which controlled E. Rémy Martin & Cie SA and Cointreau & Cie SA respectively. The Group is also the result of successive partnerships with other companies active in the same Wines and Spirits business lines.
Important dates

1703
Creation of Mount Gay Rum in Barbados

1724
Establishment of the Rémy Martin Cognac House

1849
Creation of Cointreau & Cie by the Cointreau brothers

1881
Creation of the Bruichladdich Distillery on Islay

1888
Creation of the brand Metaxa

1924
Acquisition of E. Rémy Martin & Cie SA by André Renaud

1965
André Hériard Dubreuil takes over from his father-in-law M. André Renaud

1966
Creation of the Rémy Martin International distribution network

1980
Creation of the French-Chinese joint venture Dynasty Winery by Rémy Martin in partnership with the city of Tianjin (China)

1985-1988
Acquisition of the Charles Heidsieck then Piper-Heidsieck Champagnes by the Rémy Martin Group

1986
Creation of the Passoa brand

1989
Acquisition of Mount Gay Rum by the Rémy Martin Group

1990
Transfer by Pavis SA of Rémy Martin shares to Cointreau & Cie SA

1991
Adoption by the Group of the corporate name of Rémy Cointreau

1998
Dominique Hériard Dubreuil becomes Chairman of Rémy Cointreau

1999
Establishment of the Maxxium distribution joint venture with three partners: the Rémy Cointreau Group, the Edrington Group and Jim Beam Brands Worldwide (Fortune Brands)

2000
Acquisition of Bols Royal Distilleries, including the Bols and Metaxa brands

2001
Vin & Sprit joins the Maxxium network as a fourth partner

2005
Disposal of Bols’ Polish operations to CEDC

2006
Disposal of the Dutch and Italian Liqueurs & Spirits operations

2009
March 30: Rémy Cointreau exits the Maxxium joint venture

2011
July 8: Rémy Cointreau sells its Champagne branch to EPI

2012
September 3: acquisition of the Bruichladdich Distillery, a producer of single malt Scotch whiskies on the isle of Islay, Scotland

2012
November 20: François Hériard Dubreuil becomes Chairman of Rémy Cointreau

2013
August 30: disposal of Larsen to Finnish group Altia

2015
October 27: disposal of Izarra to Spirited Brands

2017
January 5: acquisition of French single malt whisky Domaine des Hautes Glaces

2017
January 6: acquisition of American single malt whisky Westland Distillery
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