Procter & Gamble India

Procter & Gamble to buy the consumer health business of Merck KGaA for $4.2 bn

20 Apr 2018

As part of the deal, P&G will acquire a majority stake of 51.80 per cent stake in India listed drug firm Merck Ltd for Rs 1,289.88 crore and subsequently make a mandatory tender offer to minority shareholders

P&G joins Unilever to cut digital ad spends, return to basics

03 Mar 2018

Procter & Gamble Co cut digital advertising spend by $200 million in 2017, transferring this amount to traditional media like TV and audio, as consumer goods firms become suspicious of ‘walled gardens’ like Google and YouTube

Procter & Gamble to source $30 million from women-owned businesses in India

30 Jan 2018

Activist investor Trian raises stake in P&G to $3 bn

15 Feb 2017

P&G follows Pfizer, Abbot, ends sale of cold remedy

15 Mar 2016

Henkel to buy a range of hair care brands from Procter & Gamble

03 Mar 2016

Gillette sues Dollar Shave Club over patent infringement

18 Dec 2015

Procter & Gamble to sell its beauty brands to Coty for $12.5 bn

09 Jul 2015

The transaction for 43 brands includes P&G’s global salon professional hair care and colour, retail hair colour, cosmetics and fine fragrance businesses, along with select hair styling brands

Coty nears deal to buy three P&G brands for about $12 billion

16 Jun 2015

Coty Inc, the $4.6-billion US cosmetics group, has won an auction to acquire Wella hair care and Max Factor and CoverGirl makeup brands from Procter & Gamble for around $12 billion

P&G on course in pruning low-value brands

23 Feb 2015

After the brand consolidation, P&G would focus on nearly 65 best performing brands, and aim to improve their market share

P&G to sell Camay and Zest soap brands to Unilever

23 Dec 2014

The deal involves the global sale of the Camay and the Zest brand outside of North America and the Caribbean and the Talisman manufacturing facility in Mexico, which employs around 170 people

P&G explores sale of Wella hair care business worth around $7 bn

29 Nov 2014

The potential sale comes two weeks after P&G agreed to sell its Duracell battery unit to Warren Buffett's investment firm Berkshire Hathaway in a stock swap deal worth $3 billion

Warren Buffett to buy Duracell from P&G in a stock swap deal worth $3 bn

14 Nov 2014

The divestment is part of Procter & Gamble's strategy to improve its financial performance by focusing on about 80 brands that generate 95 per cent of its profits

Procter & Gamble to spin off 50-year-old Duracell battery brand

25 Oct 2014

Procter & Gamble Co (P&G) yesterday said that it would exit its 50-year-old battery brand, Duracell, and create a stand-alone company for it

DuPont, P&G in pact to bring cellulosic ethanol into Tide detergent

06 Oct 2014

P&G to cut 100 underperforming brands, focus on key products

04 Aug 2014

While Procter & Gamble did not say which of the estimated 100 brands would either be discontinued or sold off, these brands taken together had aggregate sales declines of 3 per cent a year over the last three years

New ad by Pantene creates waves over women’s empowerment

19 Jun 2014

Procter & Gamble to sell most of its pet food business to Mars for $2.9 bn

10 Apr 2014

US multinational consumer goods company Procter & Gamble Co (P&G) yesterday struck a deal to sell most of its pet food business to Mars Inc for $2.9 billion in cash in order to focus on its core consumer business

Bayer, Novartis, Reckitt Benckiser, P&G in fray for Merck & Co's consumer healthcare unit

20 Feb 2014

Bayer, Novartis, Reckitt Benckiser, and Procter & Gamble are among the companies that are exploring a deal to buy Merck &Co's consumer healthcare unit

Coke, Ford, Nestle, P&G, Unilever join pact to promote responsible development of plant-based plastics

20 Nov 2013

Poddar group to prune stake in Gillette India, cede promoter role to P&G

27 Sep 2013

After the stock sale, Cincinnati-headquartered P&G will become the sole owner of Gillette India

Israel’s Teva, P&G tie up to set up plant in Gujarat

25 Jul 2012

The joint venture company, PGT Healthcare, will initially invest around Rs250 crore to set up plant to make over-the-counter drugs

P&G to buy rest of Spanish Arbora & Ausonia JV for $1 bn

21 Jul 2012

Procter & Gamble Co yesterday launched a $1-billion bid for the rest of its Spanish joint venture with Spain's Agrolimen Group,to strengthen and expand its feminine- and baby-care products businesses

Procter & Gamble lowers earnings, revenue forecasts for Q4

21 Jun 2012

Kellogg to buy Pringles brand from Procter & Gamble for $2.695 billion

15 Feb 2012