History

  • 1869

    • Foundation of Deli
    • Awarding a tobacco concession in Deli, Sumatra (Indonesia)
    • Listed on the Amsterdam stock exchange

  • 1910

    • Entering into adjacent businesses, f.e. trade tropical products
    • Expansion into new territories such as Africa and South America

  • 1940

    • Trading tobacco, tea, rubber, seeds and other agricultural products in the USA

  • 1971

    • Entry into timber products by acquisition of Royal Jongeneel, a listed timber merchant and RET, a manufacturer of wooden crates and a large trader in plywood. Both from the Netherlands

  • 1986

    • Delisted from the Amsterdam stock exchange through an acquisition by Universal Leaf Tobacco Co. Inc. The combined Group was listed on the NYSE as "Universal Corp". A significant part of Deli's business was operated through several joint-ventures with ULTC and it made sense to simplify the corporate structure

  • 2006

    • Exit from tabacco
    • The non-tobacco business continued to grow
    • Over time the synergies decreased
    • The management of Deli, together with investors Avedon Capital and NPM Capital, acquire the non-tobacco business from Universal Corporation

  • 2011

    • Remaining trading acivities in tea, seeds and other agricultural products were divested
    • Focus on timber and building products

  • 2015

    • N.V. Deli Home & Garden is a leading supplier of home and garden products
    • The companies are category leaders, which can grow by increasing its multi-channel market share and by geographical expansion

  • 2016

    • Investor NPM Capital acquires the shares of Deli Home & Garden
    • Deli Home & Garden has been split into two seperate companies; Deli Home and Deli Garden Products