Augustinus Bader has closed a $25 million strategic funding round led by Impala and General Atlantic, with the participation of Antoine Arnault, Natalia Vodianova and Javier Ferrán. This round now values Augustinus Bader at $1 billion.
The investment is intended to support the company’s global growth, including scaling up in China, key Asia Pacific markets and travel retail.
Augustinus Bader will also invest in marketing and brand awareness in the U.S. market.
Charles Rosier, CEO of Augustinus Bader, said, “Reaching unicorn status is a very proud moment for the Augustinus Bader brand. We welcome an investor group of this caliber to our shareholder base as we focus on the strategic expansion of our business. We believe there is a significant opportunity to reach more customers globally and look forward to Augustinus Bader’s next phase of growth as we aim to redefine luxury skin and hair care.”