Compagnie FinanciÃ¨re Richemont SA engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of luxury goods. It operates through the following segments: Jewellery Maisons, Specialist Watchmakers, and Other. The Jewellery Maisons segment engages in the designing, manufacturing and distribution of jewellery products which include Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and Giampiero Bodino. The Specialist Watchmakers segment includes the designs, manufactures and distributes precision timepieces. This segment comprises Piaget, A. Lange & SÃ¶hne, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Vacheron Constantin, Officine Panerai, IWC Schaffhausen, Baume & Mercier and Roger Dubuis. Its products include jewellery, watches, writing instruments and leather goods. The company was founded by Johann P. Rupert in September 1988 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Switzerland.