Novartis & Alcon The takeover Jérémie LORRAIN & Kelly BLASCO
Introduction What is a Takeover? Friendly Hostile
Overview Presentation of the companies Reasons of the takeover Stock Market How does Novartis finance it?
Novartis Swiss pharmaceutical company Created in 1996 2009 turnover: $ 44,3 billion Employees: 100 000
Alcon American pharmaceutical firm Founded in 1945 by R.Alexander & W.Coner 2008 turnover: $ 6 293 billion Employees: 15 000
Reasons of the takeover 28 billion dollars Strengthen innovation power & diversify its range of medication Together they cover more than 70% of the global vision care sector Benefice for the shareholders, employees and patients
Stock Market - Alcon 19th February stock price : $ 159.08 15th March stock price: $162.48