Chanel acquired a small stake in MontresJourneSA. To further consolidate its superior position in the field of fine watchmaking.
This initiative can be traced back to 1998 and 2011. Chanel has successively invested in high-end watch brands Bell & Ross and RomainGauthier, aiming to maintain and develop the craftsmanship of the Chanel brand in the field of fine watchmaking, while supporting these aspects of creative ideas and the pursuit of excellence An independent watch brand that shares the same values as Chanel.
In 1982, Mr. François-Paul Journe launched his first watch in Paris.
Since 1999, MontresJourneSA. Has engraved the Latin ‘F.P.JourneInvenitetFecit’ (meaning ‘designed and produced by F.P.Journe’) on every luxury watch it creates.
MontresJourneSA. Is now headquartered in central Geneva and independently designs, develops and manufactures each movement, case and dial.
About 900 movements are produced each year worldwide to ensure that each piece is unique and ingenious.
Chanel’s shareholding will help MontresJourneSA. Continue to grow to ensure the continuity and autonomy of its brand.