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KOSÉ and Tarte

April 2014

KOSÉ Corporation, Japan’s third largest cosmetics group, with revenues of approximately $2 billion, has agreed to acquire a 93.5% interest in New York-based color cosmetics and skin care brand, Tarte, from California-based Encore Consumer Capital and Tarte founder, Maureen Kelly. The price paid for the 93.5% interest is about $135 million.

Ohana & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to KOSÉ Corporation.


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