Wahanda Raises €65m; Acquires ZenSoon and Treatwell

wahandaLondon, UK-based online hair and beauty marketplace Wahanda raised €65m in funding from its Japanese owners Recruit.

The company, which had raised €42m in May to grow the UK and German markets, intends to use the funds for the development in France, Spain, Italy and Benelux.

Wahanda also announced the acquisition of the French online beauty booking website ZenSoon which followed the reportedly €34m purchase of Dutch competitor Treatwell.

Led by Lopo Champalimaud, founder and CEO, the company now has a product offering in ten countries across 20,000 venues.

Founded in 2012 by Mallorie Sia and Marie Sermadiras, ZenSoon raised €325k in 2013 from business angels.






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