The business, which includes the brands Croc’Odor (odor neutralizers), Iba (air fresheners), Zensect (moth repellents) and Dr. Optic (optical lens cleaners), had sales of €17 million in 2011, two-thirds of which came from France.
L’Oréal acquired French soap company Cadum, the majority of which was held by investment fund Milestone, in April.
Spotless is a European company specializing in home care niche markets. The firm’s revenues have grown from €65 million in 2005 to €265 million last year.