December 2020

L’Oréal acquires Japanese brand Takami Co. & renews skin clinic agreement

L’Oréal has acquired Takami Co., created by Doctor Hiroshi Takami who also founded two dermatological clinics in Tokyo, Japan. Terms of the deal were not revealed.

L’Oréal also renewed a long-term brand licensing agreement with Doctor Takami and signed a collaboration contract with the Takami clinics.

The brand’s iconic product is the Skin Peel pre-serum, also called the “Little Blue Bottle,” and is well-known by Asian women.

Takami Co. had sales revenues of about €50 million ($60.9 million) in 2019.