Who Owns Supreme Clothing?
Supreme clothing is one of the most renowned skate and streetwear labels in the world right now. But do you know who owns it?
James Jebbia is the founder and owner of the brand. He has been with Supreme since its inception in 1994. Jebbia has been an integral part of making Supreme the iconic brand it is today and he continues to be an active part in its operations.
The Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is an American private equity firm that owns 30 percent of Supreme. The firm purchased its stake in the brand in 2017 for a reported 500 million dollars.
VF Corporation is a global apparel, footwear and accessories company that owns 50 percent of Supreme. VF Corporation has been associated with Supreme since 2019 when it purchased its stake from The Carlyle Group.
Things to Know
Below are some interesting facts that you might not know about Supreme and its ownership:
- Supreme is the first and only skateboard-focused brand to get global recognition.
- The value of Supreme’s shares has increased by a whopping 100 times since it was first founded in 1994.
- Supreme has been listed on the Stock Exchange since 2013.
- As of writing, Supreme is valued at a staggering 2 billion dollars.
Overall, Supreme is now one of the top brands in the streetwear industry, and a big reason behind its success is its smart ownership structure. James Jebbia, The Carlyle Group and VF Corporation have each played an important role in making Supreme the success it is today.