Established in 1856, as the North British Rubber Company, Hunter has over 150 years of boot-making expertise. Hunter’s iconic Original green wellington was first produced in 1955. With offices in London, Edinburgh and New York, Hunter now sells a wide range of other footwear as well as bags, socks and related accessories. Hunter is a holder of two Royal Warrants. In 2012, funds managed by Searchlight Capital Partners L.P. became majority shareholders in the Company.