Richardson-Vicks was acquired by The Procter & Gamble on October 2, 1985

Consumer ProductsCompany

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, consumer products ranked 1 in number of deals in 1985. The largest consumer products acquisition in 1985 was Richardson-Vicks - which was acquired by The Procter & Gamble for $1.2B.

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Richardson-Vicks, Inc.

Wilton, Connecticut
United States,

Richardson-Vicks markets beauty and health-care products. Brands include Oil of Olay, Nyquil and Vicks cold remedies, and Clearasil acne medication.


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