The major dates that have marked the construction of Pernod Ricard since the link-up of Pernod and Ricard, from 1975 to today.
Pernod Ricard is created through the link-up of two French anise-based spirits companies: Pernod, which was founded in 1805, and Ricard, founded by Paul Ricard in 1932.
Acquisition of Irish Distillers, the leading producer of Irish whiskey and owner of Jameson.
Acquisition of Australian wine producer, Orlando Wyndham Group, producer of the Jacob’s Creek label.
Pernod Ricard and the Cuban company Cuba Ron create Havana Club International, a 50/50 joint venture for the marketing of Havana Club rum.
Purchase of 39.1% of Seagram's Wines & Spirits businesses.
Acquisition of Allied Domecq, in partnership with Fortune Brands. The Group once again doubles in size and becomes the world number two in Wines & Spirits by incorporating Mumm and Perrier-Jouët champagnes, among others.
Acquisition of Vin&Sprit, owner of ABSOLUT, making Pernod Ricard the world co-leader in the industry.
Asia and Rest of the World becomes the Group's top region.
Creation of Premium Wine Brands, a Brand Company bringing together the Group's priority wine brands.
Patrick Ricard passes away at 67 years old.