Shiseido (SSDOY.PK), Japan's largest cosmetic firm, will buy U.S.-based Bare Escentuals (BARE)...

|About: Shiseido Company, Ltd. ADR (SSDOY)|By:, SA News Editor

Shiseido (SSDOY.PK), Japan's largest cosmetic firm, will buy U.S.-based Bare Escentuals (BARE) for $1.7B. Shiseido is facing a shrinking home market as Japan's population ages, and is using the deal to get a foothold in a fast-growing North American market. BARE +42% premarket.