Owned by four siblings from one of Europe's wealthiest and most private families, the Reimanns. The company is run my three CEOs, who collectively own about 8% of JAB. Owns controlling stakes in beauty business Coty, coffee giant JDE Peet's, beverages giant Keurig Dr Pepper and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, among others.
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This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 1/100 in the Diversified Financial Services and Capital Markets category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 7 Feb 2021). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Source: S&P Global (2021)
The 2021 Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report ranks global food companies on how they are managing and reporting their farm animal welfare policies and practices. This company appeared in tier 5, "On the business agenda but limited evidence of implementation", with tier 1 being the best, and tier 6 the worst.
Source: BBFAW (2021)
As listed on the We Mean Business website, this company has committed to the following climate action initiatives: adopt a science-based emissions reduction target.
Source: We Mean Business (2021)
This article about Coty's failed 2012 bid to buy Avon discusses the history of Joh A Benckiser and its owners, the Reimann family, one of Europe's wealthiest and most private families.
Source: news article (2012)
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|Subsidiaries||Reckitt Benckiser PLC (10% owned)
Producer of health, hygiene and home products. Their products are available in some 200 countries. Acquired Boots Healthcare International in 2005 and SSL International (makers of Durex condoms) in 2010. Reckitt Benckiser rebranded as Reckitt in 2021.
- Reckitt Benckiser (Australia) Pty Ltd
Cleaning, health and personal care product distributor
In Australia, Reckitt manufactures, markets, sells, imports and exports household cleaning and health and personal care products represented by well known global and local brands.
- Mead Johnson & Company LLC
Acquired by Reckitt Benckiser for US$16.6 billion in 2017.
Coty Inc (60% owned)
Following the merger with Proctor & Gamble's Specialty Beauty Business in 2016, Coty is the third-largest beauty company in the world. German consumer goods giant Joh. A. Benckiser GmbH acquired Coty in 1996.
- Coty Australia Pty Ltd
Personal care, especially fragrances
- Wella Company (26% owned)
Hair care products manufacturer
In 2020 Coty sold 60% its professional beauty and retail hair businesses, including Wella and Clairol brands, to investment firm KKR in a deal valued at $4.3 billion. Coty sold further 9% and 5% stakes to KKR in 2021.
Labelux Group GmbH
Founded in 2007. Bought Jimmy Choo in 2011 for US$800m.
Acorn Holdings BV (65% owned)
Holding company for coffee companies JDE Peet's and Keurig Dr Pepper. This JAB Holdings controlled investor group owned D.E Master Blenders 1753 when it merged with Mondelez's coffee business in 2014 to create the world's largest 'pure play' coffee company, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, which was merged with Peet's in 2020 to create JDE Peet's.
- JDE Peet's NV (53% owned)
Coffee and tea
Created in Jan 2020 when JAB Holding Company merged Peet's Coffee and Jacobs Douwe Egberts to form JDE Peet's, the world's largest pure-play coffee and tea group, with sales in more than 100 countries. Listed on Euronext Amsterdam in 2020.
- Keurig Dr Pepper Inc (72% owned)
Formed in 2018 with the merger of Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple Group.
Bally Shoe Factories Ltd
Luxury fashion house
Founded as a shoe making business in Switzerland in 1851. Today their luxury goods are available in 66 countries.
Products / BrandsReckitt Australia
adidas Mens Grooming
Airbrush Legs Tanning Lotions
Baby Phat Fragrances
Calvin Klein Fragrances
Celine Dion Fragrances
David Beckham Mens Grooming
David Beckham Fragrances
Gwen Stefani Fragrances
Halle Berry Fragrances
Hugo Boss Fragrances
Jennifer Lopez Fragrances
Jil Sander Fragrances
Kate Moss Fragrances
Kenneth Cole Fragrances
Kylie Minogue Fragrances
Marc Jacobs Fragrances
Max Factor Cosmetics
NYC - New York Colour Cosmetics
Phat Farm Fragrances
Playboy Mens Grooming
Sally Hansen Cosmetics
Sally Hansen Tanning Lotions
Sally Hansen Nail Care
Sarah Jessica Parker Fragrances
Vera Wang Fragrances
Vidal Sassoon Shampoo
Vivienne Westwood Fragrances
Wella (26% owned)
Clairol Hair Colour
OPI Nails Nail Care
Wella Hair Styling