The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. has announced that it has acquired By Kilian, the Paris-based fragrance brand.

Founded in 2007 by Kilian Hennessy, By Kilian has built a passionate global following with its distinctive emphasis on sensuous olfactive storytelling. Sold in more than 40 countries worldwide – primarily in North America, Europe and the Middle East – through immersive freestanding stores, select prestige department stores and perfumeries, the brand offers an exclusive ‘wardrobe’ of scents that reflect Mr. Hennessy’s deep-rooted legacy of luxury and creativity.

By Kilian’s current product offerings include fragrances, candles and other accessories.