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Unilever buys Korean makeup firm for $2.7 bn

To expands its beauty and personal care business

Reuters  |  Seoul 

Unilever has agreed to buy cosmetics firm Carver Korea for 2.27 billion euros ($2.71 billion) from Goldman Sachs, Bain Capital and the company's founder as it expands its beauty and personal care business. The Anglo-Dutch company announced the deal on Monday, saying Carver was the fastest-growing skin care business in South Korea, through sales of its A.H.C brand. Unilever said the range includes "Eye Cream for Face", along with essences, toners, moisturisers, masks, and sun protection. Bain and Goldman Sachs jointly bought a roughly 60 percent majority stake in ...

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First Published: Mon, September 25 2017. 16:21 IST