Baker McKenzie has advised French cosmetic company L’Oréal, as co-counsel with Linklaters, on the sale of The Body Shop to Brazilian cosmetic company, Natura Cosméticos SA. The sale was announced earlier in June and closed on Friday 7 September. 

The transaction follows an extensive review of the strategic options for The Body Shop to ensure the best future development of the brand and continued expansion. 

The Baker McKenzie team was led by Corporate partners James Burdett (London) and Alyssa Gallot-Auberger (Paris), together with Senior Associate James Heller (London) and Associate Victoria Legg (London). The team was supported further by Baker McKenzie teams across multiple jurisdictions.
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