FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
INTER PARFUMS, INC. AND GRAFF DIAMONDS SIGN AN EXCLUSIVE
FRAGRANCE LICENSE AGREEMENT
New York, New York, April 4, 2018: Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: IPAR) today announced that it has entered into an exclusive, worldwide license agreement with London-based Graff Diamonds for the creation, development and distribution of fragrances under the Graff brand. The eight-year agreement has three 3-year automatic renewal options, potentially extending the license until December 31, 2035.
Francois Graff, CEO of Graff Diamonds, stated, “We are delighted to be collaborating with Inter Parfums USA to produce a range of exceptional Graff fragrances. Positioned at the pinnacle of the luxury jewelry industry, it was vital to us that our partner shares our values of extraordinary beauty, rarity, passion, fine craftsmanship and exclusivity. Inter Parfums are experts at capturing the essence of a brand in fragrance form, and we will enjoy working closely together to create something truly unique.”
About Inter Parfums, Inc.
Founded more than 30 years ago, Inter Parfums, Inc. is a premier fragrance company with a diverse portfolio of prestige brands that includes Abercrombie & Fitch, Agent Provocateur, Anna Sui, bebe, Boucheron, Coach, Dunhill, Graff, GUESS, Hollister, Jimmy Choo, Karl Lagerfeld, Lanvin, Montblanc, Oscar de la Renta, Paul Smith, Repetto, Rochas, S.T. Dupont and Van Cleef & Arpels. The fragrance products developed, produced and distributed by Inter Parfums are sold in more than 100 countries throughout the world.
About Graff Diamonds
Since Laurence Graff OBE founded the company in 1960, Graff has been dedicated to sourcing and crafting diamonds and gemstones of untold beauty and rarity, and transforming them into spectacular pieces of jewelry that move the heart and stir the soul. Throughout its rich history, Graff has become the world leader for diamonds of rarity, magnitude and distinction. Most notably, it has dominated the list of historical and important rough diamonds discovered, cut and polished this century. Each jewelry creation is designed and manufactured in Graff’s London atelier, where master craftsman employ stone-led design techniques to emphasize the beauty of each individual stone. The company remains a family business, overseen by Francois Graff, Chief Executive Officer.
Statements in this release which are not historical in nature are forward-looking statements. Although we believe that our plans, intentions and expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that such plans, intentions or expectations will be achieved. In some cases you can identify forward-looking statements by forward-looking words such as "anticipate," "believe," "could," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "should," "will," and "would," or similar words. You should not rely on forward-looking statements, because actual events or results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of a number of important factors. These factors include, but are not limited to, the risks and uncertainties discussed under the headings “Forward Looking Statements” and "Risk Factors" in Inter Parfums' annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017 and the reports Inter Parfums files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Inter Parfums does not intend to and undertakes no duty to update the information contained in this press release.
Contact at Inter Parfums, Inc. -or- Investor Relations Counsel
Russell Greenberg, Exec. VP & CFO The Equity Group Inc.
(212) 983-2640 Fred Buonocore (212) firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact at Graff Diamonds, Inc.
Katherine Roach, Head of PR and Marketing Worldwide