M&A

Henkel to acquire DevaCurl

German company Henkel is to acquire premium professional haircare brand DevaCurl in a bid to strengthen its...
November 12, 2019

Shiseido to acquire Drunk Elephant

Japanese group Shiseido is to acquire US-based clean skincare brand Drunk Elephant for $845m. Drunk Elephant’ was...
October 8, 2019

Sofina takes minority stake in Nuxe

Belgian holding company Sofina has acquired a 45.13% stake in French cosmetics group Nuxe. The shares were...
September 26, 2019

Henkel invests in digital start-ups

German company Henkel has invested in two digital beauty start-ups: Purish and youtiful. Purish, founded in Berlin...
August 22, 2019

Revlon could be up for sale

US-based Revlon is said to be looking to sell all or parts of the company, according to...
August 16, 2019

Heinemann acquires Kapo Duty Free

German travel retailer Gebr Heinemann has acquired Kapo Duty Free, a duty-free operator of border shops in...
July 30, 2019

Henkel takes stake in eSalon

German group Henkel has acquired a 51% stake in Los-Angeles-based eSalon.com, a company that offers personalized hair...
July 29, 2019

Givaudan to acquire Drom

Swiss flavor and fragrance company Givaudan is to acquire German fragrance house Drom. Givaudan says that the...
July 24, 2019

KDC/ONE to acquire Swallowfield

Canada-based Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC/ONE) has entered a conditional agreement to acquire Swallowfield, a UK-based personal-care and...
July 15, 2019

KDC/ONE acquires Alkos Group

Canada-based Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC/ONE) has acquired French cosmetics contract manufacturer Alkos Group. Paris-based Alkos Group was...
July 2, 2019
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