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Shiseido to Buy Gurwitch, Adding U.S. Cosmetics Brands

  • Japanese cosmetics maker buys U.S.-based Alticor Inc. unit
  • Deal financed with existing cash and loans, Shiseido says

Shiseido Co. agreed to buy U.S.-based Gurwitch Products LLC from closely held Alticor Inc., adding the Laura Mercier and ReVive brands as the more than 140-year-old Japan-based cosmetics maker seeks growth overseas in the luxury and anti-aging products market.

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