Artémis was founded in 1992 by French entrepreneur François Pinault. Artémis is a holding company which manages a range of companies and holds shares in various sectors, in France and abroad.
For over 20 years, Artémis has been the controlling shareholder of Kering (previously PPR), one of the world leaders in apparel and accessories in Luxury and Sport & Lifestyle. Artémis also owns Christie’s, the worldwide leading auction house, and Château Latour vineyards, rated a “Premier Cru Classé” since 1855. It is also the controlling shareholder of the luxury-goods conglomerate Kering, which includes the brands Gucci, Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, Bottega Veneta and Balenciaga.
As a professional shareholder, Artémis is focused on long-term growth and shareholder value creation, while remaining on the watch for new investment opportunities. Artémis’ consolidated assets exceed 30 billion euros.