Consumer goods major Unilever has completed the unification of its Anglo-Dutch legal structure in a move it says will future-proof business by enabling greater flexibility on strategic portfolio updates.
This past week Coty bought controlling stake in Kylie Cosmetics, The Estée Lauder Companies acquired Korea-based skin care brand Dr Jart+, and Olaplex accepted a private equity deal from Advent International. To get a sense of what these transactions...
It was less than a month ago Cosmetics Design reported that Estée Lauder was acquiring makeup company brand BECCA Cosmetics. That deal is now final, and the company’s prestige market share is all the stronger for it.
Following Unilever’s purchase of Seventh Generation, which marks the latest in a series of green acquisitions, we take a look at the latest mergers and acquisitions in Asia-Pacific and why there are far fewer than in the US and Europe.
The beauty packaging industry has witnessed a series mergers and acquisitions, consolidations as well as expansions in recent months, as continued economic uncertainty unleashes business opportunities.
A spate of merger and acquisitions as Europe’s leading plastic packaging players increasingly focus on core activities is evidence the sector has recovered swiftly from the crippling financial recession of 2008, according to a report by industry analysts...
With the imminent departure of Reckitt Benckiser CEO Bart Becht, speculation is growing over a merger or acquisition bid. But a leading financial analyst believes anti-trust laws may throw a spanner in the works.