L’Oréal’s acquisition strategy
Since it was founded more than 100 years ago, the group has built up, through successive acquisitions, a unique portfolio of complementary brands that is now the most powerful in the beauty industry.
Acquisitions spell future organic growth
Year after year, L’Oréal is strengthening its strategic portfolio of brands, whose development fuels the group’s organic growth and performance in a long-term perspective.
Find out more about the group’s main acquisitions from 1967 to 2015
Consolidated sales in millions of euros from 1967 to 2015 (1)
Brands with complementary cultural and geographic origins
Thanks to its strategy of acquiring brands with global or regional reach, L’Oréal is enriching its international portfolio, in order to cover the whole range of beauty territories and meet the aspirations of consumers across the planet.
The Body Shop
(1) The announcement on February 11th 2014 of the disposal of 50% of Galderma leads to account for this business in accordance with IFRS 5 accounting rule on discontinued operations. In accordance with IFRS 11 accounting rule, Inneov has been consolidated under the equity method as of January 1st 2014. 2013 figures have been restated accordingly.