Henkel has successfully closed the acquisition of Nattura Laboratorios. The original agreement to acquire the firm and associated companies in the USA, Colombia and Spain was signed on 8 March, 2017.
With this acquisition, Henkel strengthens its Hair Professional business and significantly expands its market positions in Mexico and the USA. The transaction includes a portfolio of leading brands in Henkel’s core category Hair Professional. Major brand are Pravana and Tec Italy. In the fiscal year 2016, Nattura Laboratorios generated sales of more than EUR100 million.
“This acquisition is part of our strategy to strengthen our position in attractive markets and categories and will reinforce Henkel’s global No3 position in the hair professional business,” said Henkel CEO Hans Van Bylen.
“The strong brands of Nattura Laboratorios are a perfect fit for our Beauty Care business. This transaction provides an excellent platform for further growth in the attractive Latin American market and further expands our strong presence in North America,” says Pascal Houdayer, Executive Vice President and responsible for Henkel’s Beauty Care business.
“This transaction shows once more our strong capabilities to identify and execute attractive and compelling acquisitions,” says CFO Carsten Knobel.