French luxury goods giant LVMH has announced an interest in buying Tiffany & Co., the jewellery brand founded in 1837. On October 28, 2019, Tiffany & Co. published a press statement on its website announcing LVMH had approached the jewellery retailer about an unsolicited, non-binding proposal. Tiffany stated its board of directors was “carefully reviewing the proposal” and will “determine the course of action it believes is in the best interests of the [company] and its shareholders”. According to Reuters, a deal between the two companies could be worth US$14.5 billion, making it the most expensive acquisition LVMH has ever made. If Tiffany becomes part of LVMH, the jewellery retailer would be joining the luxury conglomerates already-extensive collection of brands, which range from the cosmetics store Sephora and fashion house Christian Dior to French newspaper Le Parisien . In total, the LVMH owns 75 different brands. Keep reading to see 17 of the most iconic brands the luxury giant owns, ranked in chronological order of LVMH's acquisition date. 13 quotes from Bernard Arnault, CEO of LVMH Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche Le Bon Marché opened in 1852. In 1984, before Bernard Arnault created LVMH, he bought luxury goods company Agache-Willot-Boussac. He renamed it Financière Agache and sold some of the company's assets. One of the assets he kept was Le Bon Marché, which became part of the LVMH Group in 1987. Year acquired by LVMH: 1984 Type of goods: high-end department store Most recognisable for: Le Bon Marché is recognised as being the world's first department store. The Paris store is noted for its high-end retail and careful selection of goods across the store. Louis Vuitton Louis Vuitton was one of the first acquisitions LVMH made when the group was first founded in the 1980s. The name Louis Vuitton is found within the title of LVMH, and its initials came from the merger between Louis Vuitton and Moët Hennessy. Year acquired by LVMH: 1987 Type of goods: luxury retailer Most recognisable for: the brand is known for its bright orange shopping bags and its leather products, which are usually heavily emblazoned with its “LV” logo. Dom Pérignon This company is one of the oldest among LVMH's portfolio. The champagne company was one of the initial brands part of Moët Hennessy, which later merged with Louis Vuitton to create LVMH. Year acquired by LVMH: 1987 Type of goods: champagne Most recognisable for: Dom Pérignon is one of the oldest companies in LVMH's portfolio. It was founded in 1668. Bernard Arnault replaces Bill Gates as world’s second richest billionaire Hennessy Founded in 1765, the famous cognac brand has since become one of the most famous liquors in the world. Year acquired by LVMH: 1987 Type of goods: wine and spirits Most recognisable for: Hennessy is one of the most famous cognac brands in the world. The brand’s headquarters are in Cognac, France, about a five-hour drive from Paris. Moët & Chandon Founded in 1743, Moët & Chandon has since become one of the most popular champagnes in the world. Year acquired by LVMH: 1987 Type of goods: wine and spirits Most recognisable for: Moët & Chandon is one of the most famous champagnes in the world. Prices start around US$40 a bottle. Givenchy The luxury brand was founded in 1952 and has since become one of the most popular brands in the world. Year acquired by LVMH: 1988 Type of goods: luxury retail Most recognisable for: Givenchy is best known for creating the iconic little black dress Audrey Hepburn wore in the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s . Sephora The global cosmetic chain was founded in 1969 and was acquired by LVMH nearly 30 years later. Year acquired by LVMH: 1997 Type of goods: cosmetics and retailer Most recognisable for: Sephora is known for being one of the top beauty stores in the world. Sephora has more store locations than its rival, Ulta, and carries a variety of high-end brands, among them Fenty Beauty by Rihanna and Kat Von D. Marc Jacobs Named after its founder, the brand Marc Jacobs was founded in 1984. Its namesake founder was once the creative director of Louis Vuitton before he left the brand to focus on his own. Year acquired by LVMH: 1997 Type of goods: luxury retail and cosmetics Sephora’s Hong Kong store – a ‘modern beauty playground’ Most recognisable for: Marc Jacobs was previously the creative director of Louis Vuitton. Benefit Cosmetics View this post on Instagram Not all heroes wear capes! Equipped with waxes, powders & tools, our #browzings pro palette is here to save the day from bad brows! #benefit : @juradastudio A post shared by Benefit Cosmetics US (@benefitcosmetics) on Oct 27, 2019 at 6:47pm PDT Benefit Cosmetics was founded in 1976 in San Francisco, California, and has since spread globally. Year acquired by LVMH: 1999 Type of goods: cosmetics Most recognisable for: Benefit is a cosmetics company, best known for its make-up. It is sold in Sephora, which is also an LVMH brand. Fendi This brand, founded in 1925, was once led by legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld. It was previously owned by both Prada and LVMH, until the latter bought out Prada in 2001. Over the years, LVMH has raised its ownership stakes to 84 per cent. Year acquired by LVMH: 2000 Type of goods: luxury retail Most recognisable for: Fendi is a luxury brand, best known for its signature “F” print. The brand recently launched a collection with rapper Nicki Minaj. Fresh View this post on Instagram The change of seasons calls for a change in your closet, your skincare, and your fragrance wardrobe. Experiment with layering complementary scents (think floral with something woodsy or fruity) to create a custom fragrance that’s unique to you. A post shared by Fresh (@freshbeauty) on Oct 25, 2019 at 9:02am PDT This brand was launched in Boston in 1991 and is known for its natural product line. Year acquired by LVMH: 2000 Type of goods: cosmetics Most recognisable for: Fresh is known for its expansive collection of natural products. It is sold in Sephora. LVMH to buy its first rosé wine estate as thirst for pink grows Bulgari View this post on Instagram A story like no other in the city where it all started. Rediscover the iconic history of Bvlgari and it’s emblematic jewels in our exhibition at Rome’s Castel Sant’Angelo, running until Nov 3. . . . Model - @othiliasimon Photographer - @inezandvinoodh Stylist - @sissyvian #Bvlgari #Heritage #RVLE #Rome A post shared by BVLGARI (@bulgariofficial) on Oct 29, 2019 at 9:00am PDT The famous jewellery brand, founded in 1884, sold to LVMH for US$6.01 billion in an all-share deal. The Fashion Law reports that the Bulgari family sold their 50.4 per cent controlling stake in their namesake brand for 3 per cent of LVMH. Year acquired by LVMH: 2011 Type of goods: jewellery Most recognisable for: luxury jewellery brand Bulgari is known for its watches and diamond necklaces. Kat Von D Beauty View this post on Instagram "This sh*t is #MAGIC" —@theskytoucher⠀ ⠀ Tell us how you really feel about our WATERPROOF, 24-HR WEAR #SuperBrow Pomade. Comment below! ⠀ ⠀ #browsonfleek #browsonpoint #liquidlipstick #KatVonDMakeup #KvDGirl #vegan #veganbeauty #vegano #vegana #crueltyfree #crueltyfreebeauty #katvond #kvdlook #sephoragirl #sephoraboy #glam #wakeupandmakeup #ilovemakeup #eotd #mua #makeupobsessed #maquillaje #maquillajeojos #ojos A post shared by Kat Von D Beauty (@katvondbeauty) on Oct 26, 2019 at 12:00pm PDT This cosmetics line was launched in 2008 and is named after its namesake founder, tattoo artist and model Kat Von D. It was once owned by Kendo, which was acquired by LVMH; as a result, LVMH obtained Kat Von D and other indie beauty products. Year acquired by LVMH: 2014 Type of goods: cosmetics Most recognisable for: Kat Von D Beauty was founded by tattoo artist Kat von D. The brand is known for its eyeshadow palettes. Le Parisien View this post on Instagram Paris, France, le 8 octobre 2019. Emmanuel Macron, le président de la République, quitte la tribune de la cours de la préfecture de police de Paris après avoir prononcé un discours en hommage aux quatre fonctionnaires de police assassinés par l’un des leurs qui s’était radicalisé. . Photo @oliviercorsan pour @leparisien . #macron #frenchpolitics #attentat #prefecturedepolice #lrem #paris #politique #photojournalism A post shared by Le Parisien (@leparisien) on Oct 8, 2019 at 5:49am PDT According to LVMH's website, this newspaper was founded in 1944, and is read by nearly 18 million people each month. Reuters reports that LVMH offered to buy Le Parisien , and its sister paper Aujourd'hui en France , for US$54.38 million in 2015. Year acquired by LVMH: 2015 Type of goods: tabloid newspaper Most recognisable for: Le Parisien is one of the most notable tabloids in France, along with Le Figaro and Le Liberation . Why Rimowa’s Original aluminium suitcases are easy to spot Rimowa View this post on Instagram The art of travel. Discover the innovative engineering behind the @Dior and RIMOWA capsule collection created in collaboration with @mrkimjones online at RIMOWA.com. Available for pre-order soon. #DiorxRIMOWA #DiorSummer20 #RIMOWA A post shared by RIMOWA (@rimowa) on Oct 27, 2019 at 10:00am PDT Founded in 1989, LVMH obtained an 80 per cent stake in Rimowa for roughly US$700 million. The company is now run by Alexandre Arnault, son of LVMH's CEO, Bernard Arnault. Year acquired by LVMH: 2016 Type of goods: luggage Most recognisable for: Rimowa is a luggage company. The brand made headlines after launching a collection of luggage with the brand Supreme in December 2018. Christian Dior According to The Fashion Law , LVMH acquired Christian Dior in a US$13.1 billion deal. Previously, the brand was owned by Groupe Arnault, a private holding company owned by LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault. Year acquired by LVMH: 2017 Type of goods: luxury retail Most recognisable for: Dior is a luxury brand best known for its gowns and handbags. Celebrities such as Rihanna and Jennifer Lawrence are noted faces of the brand. What went down at Rihanna’s sexy Savage X Fenty lingerie show? Fenty Beauty by Rihanna & Fenty In a deal with one of the biggest pop stars on the planet, LVMH's launch of the Fenty Brands made Rihanna the first woman of colour to launch a label with LVMH and the first woman to have an original brand with the luxury conglomerate. Year acquired by LVMH: Fenty Beauty by Rihanna (2017), Fenty (2019) Type of goods: cosmetics and luxury clothing Most recognisable for: in 2019, Fenty Beauty by Rihanna launched a 40-shade range of foundations, which helped to revolutionise diversity in the beauty industry. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter . This article originally appeared on Business Insider .