M&A

Shiseido to sell Zotos to Henkel

Japanese group Shiseido is to sell its North America-based professional haircare business Zotos International to German group...
October 27, 2017

The Hut Group acquires Illamasqua

UK-based health and beauty online retailer The Hut Group has acquired prestige cosmetics brand Illamasqua. Terms of...
October 6, 2017

Unilever to acquire Carver Korea

Anglo-Dutch consumer-goods company Unilever is to acquire skincare brand Carver Korea from Bain Capital Private Equity and...
September 25, 2017

The Hut Group acquires Glossybox

UK-based health and beauty online retailer The Hut Group has acquired Glossybox, a beauty box subscription company,...
August 14, 2017

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
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