Connected With Latham

Episode 10 – PE Views: The Lipstick Effect — Why Are Beauty Deals Increasingly Attractive for Private Equity?

av Connected With Latham | Publicerades 12/14/2020

Recent high-profile beauty M&A deals, coupled with economic turbulence, have brought renewed interest in the “lipstick effect” – when consumer demand for relatively affordable luxuries, such as lipstick, continues or increases during economic recessions. Indeed, the beauty market is booming as home-bound consumers seek to be “camera ready” for video calls and social media updates. In this episode of Connected With Latham, Tom Evans speaks with fellow London partner Deborah Kirk about the recent surge in private equity investment in the beauty sector, as well as the particular digital and celebrity-focused due diligence concerns unique to such deals.   This podcast is provided as a service of Latham & Watkins LLP. Listening to this podcast does not create an attorney client relationship between you and Latham & Watkins LLP, and you should not send confidential information to Latham & Watkins LLP. While we make every effort to assure that the content of this podcast is accurate, comprehensive, and current, we do not warrant or guarantee any of those things and you may not rely on this podcast as a substitute for legal research and/or consulting a qualified attorney. Listening to this podcast is not a substitute for engaging a lawyer to advise on your individual needs. Should you require legal advice on the issues covered in this podcast, please consult a qualified attorney. Under New York’s Code of Professional Responsibility, portions of this communication contain attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each representation. Please direct all inquiries regarding the conduct of Latham and Watkins attorneys under New York’s Disciplinary Rules to Latham & Watkins LLP, 885 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022-4834, Phone: 1.212.906.1200

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