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Kim Kardashian West’s beauty brand valued at $1bn in Coty deal

Kim Kardashian West has actually consented to offer a 20% stake in her cosmetics business KKW Beauty for $200 m.

The sale to Max Element and Rimmel maker Coty values the reality TELEVISION star’s business at $1bn.

It follows Coty purchased a 51% stake in her half- sibling Kylie Jenner’s cosmetics business in January – a deal which valued that business at $1.2 bn.

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Kylie Jenner’s cosmetics company is 51% owned by Coty

Kardashian West, star of the long-running TELEVISION show Staying Up To Date With the Kardashians, established KKW Beauty in 2017 to offer items such as lip gloss, body foundation and fragrance.

Coty explained her as “one of the world’s most recognised personalities” with 300 million followers on her individual and brand social media channels.

President Peter Harf stated: “Kim is a true modern day global icon.”

Kardashian West stated: “Partnering with an established organisation like Coty will be instrumental in the advancement of my brands as their global reach allows for faster expansion.”

The 39- year-old will continue to promote KKW Beauty online and assist develop brand-new items.

Under the deal, Coty will have “overall responsibility for the portfolio’s development in skincare, haircare, personal care and nail products” and prepares to broaden the brand into more countries around the globe.

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Kim Kardashian West is wed to hip hop artist Kanye West

It is intending to take advantage of need from young social media users – amongst whom KKW has a much higher existence than Coty’s more- developed brand names.

For instance, Max Element has 585,000 followers on social media compared to 4.4 million for KKW.

Coty is managed by German coffee-to-doughnuts corporation JAB.

The business did not reveal any sales information for KKW Beauty as it revealed the deal, which is anticipated to finish next year. Coty’s shares climbed up 9%.

It comes days after Kardashian West’s other half, hip hop artist Kanye West, revealed a deal to create clothing for Space under his Yeezy brand.

West’s fortune was previously this year approximated at more than $1bn by Forbes publication.

Kylie Jenner’s wealth was the topic of debate last month when Forbes stated that she was not a billionaire – having actually stated in March 2019 that she was.

It stated that having actually evaluated financial filings, it now approximated Jenner’s net worth at around $900 m.

Jenner reacted that the findings were based upon “a number of inaccurate statements and unproven assumptions”.

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