Natura €1 billion acquisition of The Body Shop

9/6/2017
Private acquisition

€ 1 billion

$ 1.118 billion

Announced

9/6/2017


Overview:

  • Natura has acquired The Body Shop for €1 billion from L'Oreal.
  • The Body Shop is a UK cosmetics retailer with a presence in 66 countries and with over 3000 stores.
  • Natura is a Brazilian cosmetics producer.
  • L'Oreal is selling the company after operating profits fell 38% in 2016. The company had acquired the company from its founder Anita Roddick for £652 million in 2006.
  • Natura sees the acquisition as a step towards expanding its business internationally.

Sam Duke - Editor

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