PZ CUSSONS BUYS ST TROPEZ FOR £63m

Self-tanning products company St Tropez, whose fake tan spray is used by celebrities such as Victoria Beckham (left), has been sold again. Its UK owner LDC, the private-equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group, sold the firm for £62.5m to PZ Cussons, the maker of Imperial Leather soap and Carex handwash, it announced yesterday.