Davis Polk advised Natura Cosméticos S.A. in connection with its $750 million offering of 5.375% senior notes due 2023, which were issued pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act. 

Founded in 1969, Natura is a Brazilian multinational cosmetics manufacturer, recognized for its commitment to sustainable development, and a leader in the direct sales sector in Brazil. Natura is also the parent company of The Body Shop, an iconic British brand focusing on innovative, nature-inspired products, and of Aesop, an Australian luxury cosmetics brand.

The Davis Polk corporate team included Manuel Garciadiaz, Lourenço Lopes-Sabino and Adela Troconis. William A. Curran and Liang Zhang provided tax advice. Jennifer Lin Ricci provided 1940 Act advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the São Paulo and New York offices.