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Kendo, an LVMH company, announces the acquisition of Bite Beauty, a Toronto‐based beauty brand specializing in natural lip products; as part of Kendo, Bite Beauty will focus on expanding its digital presence and international distribution.
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. has expanded its fragrance offering once again with the agreement to acquire Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle.
Acquisition will enable L’Oréal USA to build a new dedicated multi-cultural beauty division; strengthen the company's position in the dynamic multi-cultural market segment.
The Estée Lauder Companies acquiring prestige fragrance and sensory lifestyle brand; addition will complement and strengthen the company’s portfolio of brands.
Bourjois complementary to Coty’s existing color cosmetics portfolio; addition seen as step toward bolstering positions in a number of Western European countries and strengthen its position overall in color cosmetics.
Acquisition provides Murad with an opportunity to directly manage its growing business in prestige and professional channels in the U.K. and marks a strategic foothold for its planned expansion of existing operations in Europe.
With a net revenue of 405 million Brazilian reals in 2013 and brands well accepted by Brazil's growing middle class, the Niely Cosmeticos Group expected to positively complement the L'Oréal products already offered in Brazil.
Investment funds tender offer to acquire more than 6 million shares of the Arden’s outstanding common stock, approximately 20% of such outstanding stock, at a cash purchase price of $17.00 per share.
Rhône Capital also has advised Elizabeth Arden that, subject to market conditions and applicable legal or regulatory approvals, it intends to increase its ownership of the company’s common stock over time.
As M&A picks back up in the beauty world, market researcher Kline & Company points to targets it sees as acquisition opportunities.