Coty Adds OPI Nail Lacquers and Nicole by OPI to Its Growing Color Portfolio

NEW YORK, November 29, 2010 — Coty Inc., a leading global beauty company, and OPI Products Inc., a
leader in professional nail salon products, today announced that Coty has entered into an agreement to
acquire OPI.

The acquisition will enhance Coty’s color cosmetic portfolio, through the addition of over 200 fashion forward
colors of OPI Nail Lacquer’s chip-resistant formula, which has been an international success.

“We view the acquisition of OPI as complementary to Coty and a natural extension of our strategy to offer a
unique portfolio of brands that produce some of the best known consumer products around the world,” said
Bernd Beetz, CEO, Coty Inc. “OPI is both dynamic and high quality and has earned its place as a leading
provider to professional nail care salons. This acquisition will allow Coty to expand our presence in the nail
care category via an important new channel of distribution: professional salons, and importantly will offer an
even greater selection of products and choice to consumers.”

“We are very excited about having OPI join the Coty family. OPI has gained a place in consumer’s minds in the
US and internationally,” said Renato Semerari, President, Coty Beauty. “It is one of THE fashion brands in Nail
Color for salons and that is a very unique position to be in. OPI’s success is the result of a very focused and
high quality effort by the OPI team over the past decades. We are very excited to join forces with such a
talented team to strengthen OPI even further in the future.”

“It’s time for a new era at OPI, and together with Coty we can begin this new journey,” said George Schaeffer,
President and CEO of OPI Products Inc. “For almost 30 years, we have built a solid foundation of innovation
and excellence. We are confident that by joining Coty, this legacy will continue and be strengthened. We are all
excited about the next phase of opportunity for OPI.  Our management team will continue on with the company
and OPI’s business strategy will remain focused on the salon professional.”

“OPI has a reputation for creating fashion-forward products that make women feel beautiful and Coty is a well-
established trend setter in the beauty industry,” said Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, the Executive VP & Artistic
Director of OPI Products, Inc. “Together we will continue to push the envelope in beauty, color and trends.”

Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction is also subject to customary regulatory
approvals.

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