Post-closing mergers


Düsseldorf, 12 August 2021. As a result of the Post-Closing Mergers described in the Offering Memorandum dated 26 March 2021, Kirk Beauty One GmbH and the Issuer have merged into Kirk Beauty Two GmbH, which has been renamed Douglas GmbH (“TopCo”). TopCo, as the surviving entity, has become the successor issuer of the Notes.


Douglas is the leading premium beauty platform in Europe. Offering more than 130,000 beauty and lifestyle products in online shops, the beauty marketplace and over 2,000 stores, Douglas inspires customers to live their own kind of beauty by a previously unparalleled assortment. In 2021, Douglas achieved the Diversity Certification of the initiative BeyondGenderAgenda and represents diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion internally and externally. The continued expansion of the fast-growing e-commerce business is the focus of the #FORWARDBEAUTY.DigitalFirst. strategy programme. In fiscal year 2019/2020, Douglas generated sales of 3.2 billion euros in the areas of perfumery, decorative cosmetics, skin and hair care as well as nutritional supplements and accessories.



Stefanie Steiner
Head of Investor Relations and M&A
Telephone: +49 211 16847 8594