12 Things You Didn’t Know About Johann Rupert

Written by Keren Mikva

He formed spun off international assets of his father’s company

In 1988, Rupert formed the Swiss-based luxury goods company, Compagnie Financière Richemont, by spinning off international assets owned by his father’s company, Rembrandt Group Ltd. (now Remgro Ltd.) He maintained a 7-percent stake in Remgro. The company is now the second-largest luxury-goods company in the world, known for brands such as Montblanc, Chloe, Cartier, Alfred Dunhill, and more.