The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. announced today that it has completed the first phase of increasing its ownership in DECIEM Beauty Group Inc., the Canadian-based, vertically integrated, multi-brand company. The Estée Lauder Companies now owns approximately 76% of DECIEM (up from 29%), and has agreed to purchase the remaining interests after a three-year period.
DECIEM’s portfolio currently encompasses six brands, including The Ordinary, an internationally popular skin care brand with impressive community- and referral-driven buzz reflecting a deep connection with its global consumer base of skin care devotees.
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