Rémy Cointreau

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Rémy Cointreau
Traded as EuronextRCO
Industry Alcohol beverage
Founded 1991
Headquarters Paris
Products cognac, wines, rum and liqueurs
Revenue Increase 807.8 million (2010)
Increase 140 million (2010)
Increase 86.3 million (2010)
Number of employees
1,571 (2010)
Subsidiaries Rémy Cointreau USA
Website Groupe Rémy Cointreau

Rémy Cointreau is a French alcoholic beverage company that produces cognac, liqueurs and spirits. The company is a result of a 1990-1991 merger between Rémy Martin and Cointreau.


Brands produced by Rémy Cointreau include: Rémy Martin (cognac), Mount Gay (rum), Cointreau (liqueur), Passoã (liqueur), Metaxa (brandy) and Bruichladdich (Scotch whisky)

Rémy Cointreau previously owned both Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck champagnes. The sale of Piper-Heidsieck, Charles Heidsieck and 800ha of vineyards to private French luxury goods group EPI (Société européenne de participations industrielles) owned by the Descours family for €400m was announced on 16 March 2011.[1]

On 23 July 2012, it was announced that Rémy Cointreau had acquired Bruichladdich, the Islay Scotch Whisky distillery, for £58m.[2]


  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. 

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