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Coty Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend


The Board of Directors of Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) declared a quarterly
cash dividend of $0.125 per common share, payable on September 14, 2018,
to shareholders of record on August 31, 2018.

About Coty Inc.

Coty is one of the world's largest beauty companies with
approximately $9 billion in revenue, an iconic portfolio of brands and a
purpose to celebrate and liberate the diversity of consumers' beauty. We
believe the beauty of humanity lies in the individuality of its people;
beauty is at its best when authentic; and beauty should make you feel
happy, never sad. As the global leader in fragrance, a strong number two
in professional salon hair color & styling, and number three in color
cosmetics, Coty operates three divisions: Consumer Beauty, which is
focused on mass color cosmetics, mass retail hair coloring and styling
products, body care and mass fragrances with brands such as
COVERGIRL, Max Factor, Bourjois and Rimmel; Luxury, which is focused on
prestige fragrances and skincare with brands such as Calvin Klein, Marc
Jacobs, Hugo Boss, Gucci and philosophy; and Professional Beauty, which
is focused on servicing salon owners and professionals in both hair and
nail, with brands such as Wella Professionals, Sebastian Professional,
OPI and ghd. Coty has over 20,000 colleagues globally and its products
are sold in over 150 countries. Coty and its brands are committed to a
range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the

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Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this communication may be "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Act
of 1995. These forward-looking statements reflect Coty Inc.'s ("Coty")
current views with respect to, among other things, Coty's capital
allocation strategy and payment of dividends, future ability to return
cash to shareholders, and Coty's ability to support its planned business
operations in the near-term and long-term basis. These statements are
based on certain assumptions and estimates that Coty considers
reasonable and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many
of which are beyond the control of Coty, which could cause actual events
or results to differ materially from such statements, including: (1) a
change in Coty's capital allocation and cash management priorities,
including M&A activity, impacting the return of cash to shareholders and
its financial ability to declare dividends on a quarterly payout
schedule or at all, including declaration and payment of future
quarterly dividends for the remainder of the fiscal year ending June 30,
2019, and the amount of any such dividend; (2) Coty's ability to achieve
its global business strategies, compete effectively in the beauty
industry and achieve the benefits contemplated by its strategic
initiatives (including sell-through of its relaunched brands,
enhancement of its innovation pipeline, focus on emerging markets and
channels, improvement of in-store execution, and reduction of discounts
in certain markets), and its ability to manage the continued integration
of the P&G Beauty Business and other recent acquisitions with Coty's
business, operations, systems, financial data and culture and the
ability to realize synergies, avoid future supply chain and other
business disruptions, reduce costs and realize other potential
efficiencies and benefits (including through Coty's restructuring
initiatives), cash flow and liabilities , each at the levels and costs
and within the expected time frame or at all; (3) restrictions imposed
on Coty through its license agreements, outstanding senior unsecured
notes and credit facilities, including restrictions on Coty's ability to
pay dividends and changes in the manner in which Coty finances its debt
and future capital needs, including potential acquisitions and
restructuring, business realignment and other costs; (4) global
political and/or economic uncertainties and disruptions or major legal,
regulatory or policy changes and/or the enforcement thereof that affect
Coty's business, financial performance, operations or products,
including the impact of Brexit; and (5) other factors described from
time to time in documents that Coty files with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). More information about these and other
factors is included under the heading "Risk Factors" and "Management's
Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of
Operations" in Coty's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter
ended March 31, 2018 and other periodic reports Coty has filed and may
file with the SEC from time to time. All forward-looking statements made
in this communication are qualified by these cautionary statements.
These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this
communication, and Coty does not undertake any obligation, other than as
may be required by law, to update or revise any forward-looking or
cautionary statements to reflect changes in assumptions, the occurrence
of events, unanticipated or otherwise, or changes in future operating
results over time or otherwise.

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