M&A

Richemont takes 5% stake in Dufry

Swiss luxury goods group Richemont has confirmed that it has acquired a 5% stake in travel-retail operator...
May 19, 2017

Givaudan invests in Sensorwake

Switzerland-based flavor and fragrance company Givaudan has made a one-time investment in French start up Sensorwake, a...
May 4, 2017

HNA takes 16.79% stake in Dufry

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is to purchase a 16.79% stake in Swiss travel retailer Dufry. The closing...
April 26, 2017

Feelunique acquires The Beautyst

UK-based beauty e-commerce site Feelunique has acquired French online beauty community and marketplace The Beautyst. The Beautyst,...
April 7, 2017

Coty to take on Burberry license

Coty has signed an agreement to acquire the long-term global license for Burberry’s beauty business. Under the...
April 3, 2017

Henkel to buy Nattura Laboratorios

German group Henkel is to acquire Mexican professional haircare firm Nattura Laboratorios and its associated companies in...
March 9, 2017

Spackman invests in Skin Inc Global

Korean entertainment conglomerates Spackman Entertainment Group and Spackman Media Group have invested in Singapore-based Skin Inc Global,...
March 9, 2017

M&A key theme in beauty in 2016

M&A was a key feature of the beauty market in 2016. Major groups looked to inject creativity,...
January 16, 2017

Coty to acquire 60% of Younique

US-based Coty is to acquire 60% of peer-to-peer beauty e-commerce website Younique for around $600m in cash....
January 16, 2017

Yves Rocher acquires Sabon

French group Yves Rocher has acquired Israel-based bath and body company Sabon, according to French press reports....
January 16, 2017

Natura acquires 100% of Aesop

Brazilian company Natura has acquired 100% of Australian beauty firm Emeis Holdings, which operates under the brand...
December 20, 2016
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