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Avon Products Inc.

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Natura/Avon Combination Creates World’s Fourth-Biggest Beauty Company

The investment community has reacted positively overall to Natura’s announced acquisition of Avon Products, which one analyst characterized as “sensible, not sexy.” Avon welcomes a new chapter in its 130-year history, while Natura Executive Chairman Roberto Marques touts the all-share transaction as “another exciting, decisive step to build a global, multi-brand, multi-channel, purpose-driven Group.”

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California Federal Court: Products That Firm Skin Via Moisturization Could Be Unapproved Drugs

Plaintiff Ashley Franz’s claim that Beiersdorf’s Nivea Skin Firming Hydration Body Lotion is an unlawfully marketed drug clears the “relatively low bar of plausibility,” a California federal court determined May 21, denying the firm’s latest bid for dismissal. However, the court intriguingly suggests a motion for summary judgment could be “appropriate” before addressing class certification.

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Avon Joins Global #BeCrueltyFree Campaign Amid Natura Deal Talks

The turnaround-minded direct seller confirmed in late March that it was in discussions with Natura about a potential transaction. Natura prides itself on its cruelty-free status, and Avon increasingly seems like it could be a good fit in that regard.

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Beiersdorf Wants Nivea ‘Unapproved Drug’ Suit Off Its Back Once And For All; L’Oreal Likely Watching

A proposed class action alleging that Nivea Skin Firming Hydration Body Lotion is an unlawfully marketed structure/function-changing drug was dismissed in 2017, only to be resuscitated by a Ninth Circuit reversal in December 2018. Beiersdorf is trying to get the suit tossed again, which would be of some assurance to L’Oreal, now facing similar litigation.

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      • USA
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  • Avon Products Inc.
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  • James Preston, Chmn. & CEO
    Edwina D Woodbury, SVP, CFO
    Edward J Robinson, Pres. & COO
    Neil D Scancarella, VP, R&D
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  • Avon Products Inc.
    Phone: (212) 546-6015
    Nine West 57 Street
    New York, NY 10019-
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