M&A

Intercos to acquire Cosmint

Color cosmetics and skincare manufacturer Intercos has signed a preliminary agreement with Futura and the Masu family to...
June 29, 2017

Unilever to acquire Hourglass

Anglo-Dutch group Unilever is to acquire US-based make-up brand Hourglass, in a move to get into the...
June 20, 2017

ELC takes stake in Deciem

Estée Lauder Companies has invested in Deciem, a Canadian company that has created 10 brands, including The...
June 16, 2017

Lumson to acquire Leoplast

Italy-based packaging company Lumson has signed an agreement to acquire Leoplast, a manufacturer of primary packs for...
June 15, 2017

L Catterton invests in Il Makiage

New York-based prestige professional make-up brand Il Makiage has received an investment of $29m from the Growth...
June 8, 2017

Shiseido to divest Kinari

Japanese group Shiseido is to divest its Kinari subsidiary, owner of the Soka Mocka brand, as it...
May 31, 2017

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
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