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Updated: All the Beauty M&A Deals of 2021

Beauty M&A deals from Estée Lauder, Shiseido, L'Oréal and more.

The Latest From the Beauty M&A Scene

Many of the companies that saw sales gains during the coronavirus pandemic are out in the market, looking for…

Carlyle to Buy British Premium Streetwear Retailer End

Under Carlyle, the company will explore growth opportunities, including the launch of women's wear as well as…

Perfect Diary’s Yatsen to Buy Eve Lom From Manzanita Capital

Manzanita Capital will continue to hold a minority stake in the business. The acquisition is expected to be…

EXCLUSIVE: In Largest Deal Yet, Estée Lauder to Acquire Deciem at $2.2B Valuation

In three years, Lauder plans to buy the rest of the company at a to-be-determined valuation.

Fred Perry Buys British Shoemaker George Cox

The brand represents a good crossover opportunity with fashion labels for Fred Perry's Japanese parent…

Estée Lauder Hires Dave Smith for M&A Role

Shana Randhava, who was in the new business development role before Smith, has taken on a larger role leading…

P&G, Billie Cancel Deal After FTC Suit

The Edgewell-Harry's deal was also called off after an FTC complaint.

Gymshark Swimming Into Unchartered Waters

The U.K.-based brand is still headed up by the founder, who started the brand as a 19-year-old.

Beauty’s Strategic Buyers Expected to Return to M&A

Most of beauty's large strategics were relatively quiet in 2020, but in the year ahead, the action is…

The 10 Most Major Beauty Deals of 2020

This year has been ripe with beauty IPO activity, but has also seen its share of meaningful acquisitions.

Despite COVID-19, Beauty M&A Is Booming

"Any time there's change in the market and change in consumer behavior, it drives M&A. These are not…

Fashion M&A Update: Now Is the Time to Buy

Allan Ellinger, founder and senior managing partner of MMG Advisors, sees the current market as ripe for…

Morphe Parent Buys Lipstick Queen

Lipstick Queen is the latest line to join the Morphe family under new parent company Forma Brands.

Retail M&A Update: Is It Time to Sell?

Andrew D. Postal, managing partner of MMG Advisors Inc., discusses the state of M&A trends in the retail and…