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A unique partnership of long-term investors in consumer goods & services

About JAB

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Our Heritage

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The history of JAB dates back to the early 19th Century, when predecessors of the Reimann family established Benckiser, a chemical and industrial manufacturing company based in Germany.

During the early part of the 20th century, Benckiser was a small to medium sized business, primarily a supplier to the food industry, and its main products included processed cheese, salts for blood treatment, supplements for baby food, and chemicals to soften water.

In the 1980s the company expanded as it acquired and integrated its European and North American household products business and cosmetics companies, before spinning off cosmetics into Coty Inc. in 1996. In 1999, it merged Benckiser with Reckitt & Colman to form the consumer goods business Reckitt Benckiser.

In 2012, JAB Holding Company was formed as a partner-led investment firm, with the consolidation of all business assets, and its portfolio has expanded to the present day.

For more background on the history of Benckiser from the 1920s to the 1940s, please visit the ALFRED LANDECKER FOUNDATION website.

Our leadership team

JAB is overseen by its leadership team including our three Managing Partners, Olivier Goudet (CEO), Peter Harf (Chairman) and Joachim Creus (Vice Chairman), together with eight (Senior) Partners, our CFO and Head of Responsible and Sustainable Investing.

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Our Investment Platforms

Since the formation of JAB Holding Company in 2012, we have diversified our investment portfolio by expanding into different categories in the consumer goods and services sectors.

Through our Global Investment Platforms, we control businesses that operate in multiple segments. Each business has established its own robust business model and strategy by leveraging industry-leading brands and a tailored products and services portfolio. These brands are distributed through a variety of channels in different geographies, and, as a result, address the needs of a broad consumer base.


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Contact Details

JAB Holding Company S.à.r.l.
4, Rue Jean Monnet
L-2180 Luxembourg
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

(Bond Issuer)
JAB Holdings B.V.
Piet Heinkade 55
1019 GM Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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