Clifford Chance and Ropes & Gray act as Unilever buys Korean cosmetics maker for $2.7bn

The Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant is buying Seoul-based cosmetics maker Carver Korea

Clifford Chance (CC) and Ropes & Gray have won the lead roles on Unilever’s $2.7bn (£2bn) acquisition of Seoul-based cosmetics maker Carver Korea.

Unilever has agreed to buy the Korean maker of facial masks and skincare products from Bain Capital Private Equity and Goldman Sachs Group. The two US investors bought into Carver Korea in August 2016, by taking a 60% stake for $366m (£273m).

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