Jun. 15, 2015, 6:34 PM
- Coty (NYSE:COTY) +7.5% AH after the NY Post reports it has acquired three beauty products and fragrance lines from Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) for as much as $12B combined.
- The businesses are believed to include PG's Max Factor, CoverGirl and Wella hair care brands, and would catapult Coty into the big leagues in the consumer space.
- Other bidders reportedly had included Henkel (OTCPK:HENKY) and P-E firms KKR, Clayton Dubilier & Rice and Warburg Pincus.
Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite.<br />Henkel, headquartered in Dsseldorf / Germany, has some 47,000 employees worldwide and counts among the most... More
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