The mission of the LVMH group is to represent the most refined qualities of Western "Art de Vivre"​ around the world. Since its creation in 1987, LVMH has comprised a unique portfolio of over 70 prestigious brands. The Group is active in five different sectors: Wines & Spirits: the Group is the world leader in premium wines and spirits, with the help of prestigious brands such as Château d’Yquem, Dom Pérignon, Hennessy, Mercier, Moët & Chandon and Ruinart. Fashion & Leather goods: LVMH boasts an exceptional array of prestige fashion and leather goods brands, including Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Céline, Givenchy, Berluti and Kenzo. Perfumes & Cosmetics: with a unique portfolio that includes leading Houses and prestigious niche brands (Dior, Guerlain, Acqua di Parma, Loewe, Benefit Cosmetics…), LVMH is a major global player in perfumes and cosmetics for beauty care and makeup. Watches & Jewelry: this business group comprises upscale brands such as Bulgari, TAG Heuer, Chaumet and Hublot. Selective Retailing: the LVMH Selective Retailing sector covers the four corners of the world with Sephora, DFS, Franck et Fils, La Grande Épicerie, Le Bon Marché, Samaritaine and Starboard Cruise Services. In addition, LVMH is a key player in the media sector with Groupe Les Echos, overseeing several business, finance, arts and culture publications.

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Paris, FR
Size (employees)
107,053 (est)
LVMH was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Paris, FR
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Key People/Management at LVMH

Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Antonio Belloni

Antonio Belloni

Group Managing Director
Nicolas Bazire

Nicolas Bazire

Development and Acquisitions
Pietro Beccari

Pietro Beccari

Christian Dior Couture
Michael Burke

Michael Burke

Louis Vuitton
Chantal Gaemperle

Chantal Gaemperle

Human Resources and Synergies
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LVMH Office Locations

LVMH has an office in Paris
Paris, FR (HQ)
22 Avenue Montaigne
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LVMH Financials and Metrics

LVMH Financials

LVMH's revenue was reported to be €37.60 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5.4% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

37.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

24.6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

4 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

6.9 b

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

128.7 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

3.5 b
LVMH's current market capitalization is €128.7 b.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


30.6 b35.7 b37.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

10.8 b12.6 b13 b

Gross profit

19.8 b23.1 b24.6 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.1 b3.6 b3.5 b

Accounts Receivable

2.3 b2.5 b2.7 b


9.5 b10.1 b10.5 b

Current Assets

18.1 b19 b19.4 b
EURY, 2016


400.8 k

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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LVMH Operating Metrics

LVMH's Stores was reported to be 3.9 k in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.71 k3.86 k3.95 k

Stores (Asia-Pacific)

1.28 k1.36 k1.38 k

Stores (Europe)

1.46 k1.49 k1.55 k

Stores (U.S.)

708 732 703
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LVMH Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Christian Dior April 25, 2017$13.10 b
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LVMH News and Updates

Calling all wine snobs: China is coming for you

China is currently the sixth-largest wine producer in the world, and the French are helping them out. Joint ventures between Western and Chinese companies are in the news over accusations–including those of President Donald Trump–that China uses them to steal intellectual property from foreign comp…

The Japanese Fashion School That Could Birth the Next Rei Kawakubo

A Tokyo-based institution with an unorthodox approach to teaching, Coconogacco has emerged as a new breeding ground for Japanese fashion talent.

LVMH primed to lead multi-million pound raise for UK fashion site Lyst

Louis Vuitton owner LVMH is leading a major funding round for fashion search engine Lyst.  The luxury giant is the main investor in a major round, which could bring in as much as £100m, according to Sky News. A representative for LVMH declined to comment. Read more: The luxury industry is o…

Luxury’s Big Guns Are a’ Blazing

LVMH and Kering’s stellar first quarter results had the SLI shooting for the stars this month.

Prada: Making the Most of Its Moment

In the midst of a recovery buoyed by hot product, the long-struggling Italian house is pushing forward in the US with a revamped e-commerce site and a resort show in New York. Can it catch up with its peers?
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