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.
Consumer goods major Unilever will unify its split Anglo-Dutch legal structure into a single parent company in the UK – a move set to future-proof business, especially important during COVID-19, its CEO says.
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...
Novacap, a worldwide player in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Chemoxy International Ltd, a leading contract manufacturer for specialty chemicals and environmentally friendly solvents.
Safic-Alcan Poland, distributor of specialty chemicals and subsidiary of the Safic-Alcan Group, has announced the acquisition of Cosmetics Partner, a Polish distributor specialized in the personal care sector.
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.
DuPont and Dow are to merge with the intention of forming three divisions that will include a material science business as the focus for cosmetics and personal care ingredients, that will eventually be spun off into three separate companies.
Ingredient supplier Frutarom has kept its acquisition momentum up with its 10th of the year, having purchased 79% of the shares of the Spanish company Nutrafur, who specialise in the research and development and manufacture of speciality natural plant...
With the global economy now showing clear signs of picking up merger and acquisition activity has followed suit this year, which is putting the spotlight on some of the more interesting and innovative emerging brands.
Organic Monitor stated how the acquisition route is one which many companies are taking as a good option to enter the natural personal care market following Lansinoh Laboratories’ acquisition of the Earth Friendly Baby brand.
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.
Global salon operator and hair care provider Regis has reported a
41 per cent increase in net income after the company benefited by a
$50m payment from Alberto-Culver after it pulled out of a proposed
acquisition deal earlier this...
Despite years of soft market conditions due to market maturity, the
leading players in the US cosmetics and toiletries market are
continuing to make steady gains, leaving the top three players -
Proctor & Gamble, L'Oreal...
Alcan's hostile takeover of French counterpart Pechiney has become
a friendly bid following acceptance of a revised offer for the
company by Pechiney's board. But getting regulatory approval may