Last year, the global M&A volume in the “VMS and Beauty” segment experienced a 5-year high:
79 transactions, a 41% increase YoY. Trends such as the amibiton to lead an increasingly healthy lifestyle, consumers striving for self-optimization and the wave of RX drugs becoming OTC products support high valuations. Within “Beauty”, niche areas like “Natural Cosmetics” are forecasted to outperform other areas with annual growth rates way into the double-digits.
With c. 30 transactions p.a. and a strong focus on high growth segments, Carlsquare is the leading advisor in Europe when it comes to M&A and fundraising in the VMS and Health & Beauty industry segments. From our six European offices (Berlin, Copenhagen, Hamburg, London, Munich and Stockholm), more than 70 professionals are covering clients within Consumer & Retail, Business Services, TMT and Healthcare.
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