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|Founder||Martin E. Franklin|
|Fate||Acquired by Newell Rubbermaid|
|Martin E. Franklin (Executive Chairman), Mark S. Tarchetti (President) and Michael B. Polk (CEO)|
|Products||Outdoor Solutions, Branded Consumables and Consumer Solutions|
|Revenue||US$8.3 billion (FY 2014) |
|Total assets||US$10.8 billion (FY 2014) |
|Total equity||US$2.6 billion (FY 2014) |
Number of employees
|Website||Archived official website at the Wayback Machine (archived 2013-04-02)|
Jarden was an American consumer products company. Formed by the spin out of Ball Corporation's canning business, the company became a wider conglomerate of consumer brands, particularly in the outdoors and home appliances market. Jarden was acquired in 2016 by Newell Rubbermaid, which renamed itself Newell Brands.  
In April 1993, Ball Corporation spun off its canning business as a new company called Alltrista Corporation. In May 2002, Alltrista changed its name to Jarden Corporation. The spin off retained the trademarks to the names Kerr, Ball, and Bernardin. 
In April 2002, Jarden Corporation acquired Tilia International, owner of the Foodsaver brand, for approximately $160 million. In February 2003, Jarden acquired the Diamond Match Company for approximately $108 million. In September 2003, Jarden acquired Lehigh Consumer Products Corporation for approximately $155 million, giving it ownership of the brands Crawford, Lehigh, and Leslie Locke.
In March 2004, Jarden acquired Loew Cornell, a maker of brushes and other arts and crafts supplies for an estimated purchase price of $30 to $40 million, according to a research report issued by SunTrust Robinsion Humprey on April 27, 2004. In June 2004, Jarden bought a 75% stake in the United States Playing Card Company, and in October 2004, it purchased the remaining 25%.
The purchase price was approximately $240 million.
In January 2005, Jarden acquired American Household, Inc, for approximately $845 million. American Household, Inc. owned the Coleman Company, and Sunbeam Products, Inc. Brands acquired as part of this acquisition included Coleman, First Alert, Sunbeam, Mr. Coffee, and Oster.
In July 2005, Jarden acquired The Holmes Group, a manufacturer and distributor of select home environment and small kitchen electrics, for approximately $420 million in cash and approximately 6.2 million shares of Jarden common stock. The acquisition gave Jarden rights to the brands Rival, and Crock-Pot.
In August 2006, Jarden acquired Pine Mountain firelogs and firestarters from Conros Corporation for approximately $150 million.
In April 2007, Jarden acquired Pure Fishing, Inc. for approximately $400 million. In August 2007, Jarden acquired K2 Sports for approximately US$1.2 billion. K2 included brands such as Marker, Marmot, Rawlings, Sevylor, Shakespeare, and Völkl under its umbrella. 
In April 2010, Jarden acquired the Mapa Spontex Baby Care and Home Care businesses for a total value, including debt assumed and/or repaid, of approximately $415 million. Later in 2010, Jarden acquired Quickie Manufacturing Corporation and Aero Products International, Inc. Brands acquired in these two transactions included Quickie, Aero, and Aerobed, among others.
In September 2013, Jarden acquired Yankee Candle for $1.75 billion with cash, common equity and a mix of bank debt and bonds,  a deal which Bank of America's Stefan M. Selig helped bring about.  On October 14, 2015, Jarden announced that it would acquire Jostens, a producer of school memorabilia such as yearbooks, for $1.5 billion.  
On December 14, 2015, Newell Rubbermaid announced that it would acquire Jarden for over $15 billion of cash and stock. The combined company is known as Newell Brands, with 55% owned by Newell's shareholders.  
On June 5, 2018, Newell announced it was selling the Rawlings division to a private equity group, SEP and MLB in order to focus on 9 core lines. 
The company was renamed from Alltrista in May 2002. Martin E. Franklin joined the company in 2001, Franklin decided to change the name of the company to something that represented the company's heritage, and future. Martin Franklin conceived the Jarden name by combining the heritage of the Ball Mason Jar ("Jar") with the concept of products being used in the home (the "den"). "Jarden" also invokes the French word for garden (jardin), since the company planned to expand its product range outside the home. 
Branded Consumables are primarily niche, affordable, consumable household staples used in and around the home. Products tended to offer high gross margin with strong and stable cash flow generations. In July 2014, Branded Consumables delivered Net Sales of $3.0 billion with a Segment Earnings Margin of 17.4%. 
Outdoor Solutions are recreational products designed to help consumers enjoy the outdoors. Jarden was one of the largest hard goods sporting equipment company in the world, with leadership positions in United States, Europe and Japan. In July 2014, Outdoor Solutions delivered Net Sales of $2.7 billion with a Segment Earnings Margin of 11.0%. 
In July 2014, Consumer Solutions had net Sales of $2.2 billion with a Segment Earnings Margin of 16.2%. 
Jarden Corporation also owned Jarden Process Solutions that includes Jarden Plastic Solutions, Jarden Applied Materials, and Jarden Zinc Products. Jarden Zinc Products is best known as the principal supplier of zinc for the manufacture of the U.S. penny. 
In January 2006, a class action lawsuit was filed against Jarden Corp and its CEO for securities fraud. 
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The Yankee Candle Company is an American manufacturer and retailer of scented candles, candleholders, accessories, and dinnerware. Its products are sold by thousands of gift shops nationwide, through catalogs, and online, and in nearly 50 countries around the world. The company operates just over 260 small-box format stores, located in malls across 43 U.S. states and Ontario, and is the largest candle manufacturer in the United States. The company is headquartered in South Deerfield, Massachusetts.
Völkl Ski International, GmbH, is a sports equipment manufacturing company based in Germany. Initially it manufactured skis, but has extended its line to snowboards, outerwear, and tennis gear. The American branch is located in Lebanon, New Hampshire along with its wholly owned binding manufacturer, Marker. In 2015 Völkl bought the ski boot manufacturer Dalbello.
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Campingaz, formerly Camping Gaz, is a brand of products with compressed, mixed butane/propane gas supplied in small, lightweight, disposable canisters and larger, refillable cylinders designed for use as a fuel while camping and caravanning. The fuel gas is compressed to a liquid and sold in characteristic blue metal containers. The brand name is also used on appliances manufactured for use with the gas: cookers, lanterns, heaters, grills, refrigerators, etc. as well as more general camping equipment such as sleeping bags.
Rawlings Sporting Goods is an American sports equipment manufacturing company based in Town and Country, Missouri. Founded in 1887, Rawlings currently specializes in baseball and softball clothing and equipment, producing gloves, bats, balls, protective gear, batting helmets, uniforms, bags. Footwear includes sneakers, and sandals. The company also sells other accessories such as belts, wallets, and sunglasses.
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Esselte is a manufacturer and marketer of office products and business supplies with subsidiaries in 25 countries and sales in over 120 countries. Esselte makes files, binders, folders, covers, staplers, letter trays and computer accessories under the Esselte, Leitz, Oxford, Pendaflex, Rapid and Xyron brands. Customers range from wholesalers and direct marketers to office superstores and mass retailers.
ABU Garcia, originally AB Urfabriken, then ABU Svängsta, is a fishing reel and equipment manufacturing company founded in Svängsta, Sweden, and is now owned by Pure Fishing conglomerate of the United States.
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James E. Lillie is an American business executive. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of Mariposa Capital, a private family office. Since 2017, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of Tiffany & Co., and he was named Co-Chairman of APi Group, Inc. in 2019. He served as CEO of Jarden Corp. from 2011 until its 2015 sale to Newell Brands. Lillie is long-term business partners with Martin E. Franklin and Ian G. H. Ashken. He has been a frequent guest and guest host on CNBC and Bloomberg TV.
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