Imperial Brands Plc is a holding company which engages in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, tobaccos, cigars, rolling papers, and tubes. It operates through the Tobacco and Next Generation Product (NGP), and Distribution segments. The Tobacco and NGP segment manufactures, markets, and sells Tobacco and NGP, and its related products. The Distribution segment is involved in the distribution of tobacco and NGP products for product manufacturers, including Imperial Brands. The company was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Bristol, the United Kingdom.