Douglas

Douglas is the leading European specialist retailer in the growing selective beauty market. Douglas has a strong market position with more than 1,700 stores (including franchised outfits) in prime locations across 19 European countries.

In the past financial year 2013/2014, Douglas and its subsidiaries including Nocibé generated pro forma revenues of about EUR 2.5 billion.

Douglas is Europe's largest specialist for quality cosmetics with a continually updated offering of up to 35,000 products in its German online shop as well as related services across the perfumes, personal care, decorative cosmetics and other accessories.

Douglas has become the largest specialist beauty retailer in Europe. It is renowned for its clear customer focus, an innovative product portfolio and an impressive in-store and E-Commerce presence.

Isabelle Parize, CEO

Date of investment

August 2015

Fund

Fund VI

Business

Beauty Retailer

Country

Germany

Turnover

€2,690 million

Number of employees

17,000

CEO

Isabelle Parize

Company website

www.douglas.de