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Tag Archives: Piper-Heidsieck

• Shipwrecked Champagne to be auctioned

Shipwrecked Champagne to be auctioned

Champagne that has spent 170 years in a shipwreck on the Baltic seabed will go on sale in Paris in June. After an international invitation to tender, the government of the Åland Islands chose to entrust the auction of 11 bottles of Champagne to French auction house, Artcurial Briest–Poulain–F.Tajan. In total, 162 bottles (79 of […]

• Rémy Cointreau completes Champagne sale to EPI

Rémy Cointreau has announced the sale of its Champagne division – which includes the Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck brands – to EPI for €412 million, but will continue to distribute the brands. The announcement comes after protracted talks which began at the end of February this year. EPI, a family owned group run by Christopher […]

• Remy move shocks Champagne world

Remy move shocks Champagne world

Rémy Cointreau has surprised the Champagne world by announcing it has entered into exclusive negotiations with privately-held company EPI with a view to possibly selling its loss-making Champagne division, including the Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck brands. While most industry observers anticipated bids to come in from established players in the Champagne region, EPI only counts […]

• Nicolas Feuillatte rules out Heidsieck bid

As speculation mounts on the sale of the Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck Champagne brands, Nicolas Feuillatte has ruled itself out of the bidding race. Speaking at a lunch at Texture to celebrate the Champagne co-operative’s 35th birthday, managing director Dominique Pierre told the drinks business: “We’ve been reading what’s been said in the press and […]

• Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Up For Sale

Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Up For Sale

Booze brand Rémy Cointreau has put its Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck Champagne brands up for sale in a deal which could raise as much as 450 million euros. Possible suitors for the brands include other drinks conglomerates such as Diageo and Pernod Ricard but a private equity group could also snap up the champagne seller. […]