Alcon, Inc.

Alcon, Inc.

Alcon, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1945

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

22.1K

Industries

Medical Products & Equipment
Hospitals & Patient Services
Pharmaceuticals

Company Description

Alcon, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of market surgical equipment and devices, pharmaceutical eye drops, and consumer vision care products to treat eye diseases and disorders. It operates through the following segments: Surgical and Vision Care. The Surgical segment offers implantable products, consumables and equipment for use in surgical procedures to address cataracts, vitreoretinal conditions, refractive errors, and glaucoma. The Vision Care segment comprises daily disposable, reusable and color-enhancing contact lenses, as well as portfolio of ocular health products, including over-the-counter products for dry eye, contact lens care, and ocular allergies, as well as ocular vitamins and redness relievers. The company was founded by Mr. Robert Alexander and Mr. William Conner on 1945 and is headquartered in Fribourg, Switzerland.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Vice President & General Manager, Pharmaceuticals

President & General Manager, Global Vision Care Franchise

President & General Manager, Global Surgical Franchise

President, North America

Region President, EMEA

Region President, Japan

Board of Directors

Former President at Allergan USA, Inc.

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Nevro Corporation

Former Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer & Chief Financial Officer at Starbucks Corp.

Human Resources Manager at Mondelez Global LLC

Former Senior Partner at McKinsey & Co., Inc.

Industry Advisor at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

Chief Executive Officer at Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Spectrum Value Management Ltd.

Partner at Kellerhals Carrard

Former General Counsel & Head of General Affairs at Novartis AG

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WCM employs a bottom-up, fundamental method of analysis that emphasizes long-horizon growth prospects, competitive advantages, and company cultures conducive to attracting great people. Valuation also plays an important factor in the firm’s analysis method, predominantly impacting the timing of decisions and portfolio position sizing. Their strategies utilize different capitalization ranges (e.g., large-cap, small-cap, all-cap,) different geographical scopes (e.g., international, global, emerging markets, US domestic) and different security types (e.g., foreign ordinary shares, ADR). WCM’s Investment Strategy Group (ISG), consisting of senior investment professionals, makes all portfolio decisions.

Recent Transactions
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purchases Alcon, Inc. from Novartis AG

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purchases Alcon, Inc.

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Novartis AG, Alcon Laboratories, Inc. purchase PowerVision, Inc. from Venrock Associates, Frazier Healthcare Partners, Vivo Capital LLC, Advanced Technology Ventures, Panorama Capital LLC, LSV Capital Management LLC

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Advised onAlcon, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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Advised onNovartis AG purchases Alcon, Inc. from Nestlé SA

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Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Advisor

Partner at Centerview Partners LLC

Legal Advisor

Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Clients

Novartis AG is a holding company, which engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of healthcare products. It operates through the following segments: Innovative Medicines, Sandoz, and Corporate. The Innovative Medicines segment researches, develops, manufactures, distributes and sells patented pharmaceuticals, and is composed of two business units: Novartis Oncology and Novartis Pharmaceuticals. The Sandoz segment develops, manufactures and markets finished dosage form medicines as well as intermediary products including active pharmaceutical ingredients. The Corporate segment refers to group management and central services. The company was founded on February 29, 1996 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

Green Cross Holdings Corp. is a holding company of Green Cross Corp. that engages in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products. It establishes and coordinates business strategies for Green Cross subsidiaries that launch business and investment portfolio management. Its products include prescription drugs such as blood derivatives, cerebrovascular disease treatment, fibrinolytic agent, vaccines, hunter syndrome drug, herbal medicine, and recombinant. It also offers over the counter drugs such as skin disease treatment and topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatories. The company was founded on October 5, 1967 and is headquartered in Yongin-si, South Korea.

Green Cross Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of pharmaceutical products. Its products include medicines for blood, over the counter drugs, generals, vaccines, and others. The company was founded on November 1, 1969 and is headquartered in Yongin, South Korea.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$34.3B
Total Enterprise Value
$30B
Earnings Per Share
$-1.35
EBITDAMargin
20.07%
Enterprise Value / Sales
3.97x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
19.77x
TEVNet Income
-45.41x
Debt TEV
0.13x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
4.41%
Revenue
$7.57B
Net Profit
$-661M
EBITDA
$1.52B
Total Debt
$3.75B
Total Equity
$19B
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Competitors
Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals - New Brunswick, New Jersey

Johnson & Johnson is a holding company, which engages in the research and development, manufacture and sale of products in the health care field. It operates through the following segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. The Consumer segment includes products used in the baby care, oral care, beauty, over-the-counter pharmaceutical, women's health, and wound care markets. The Pharmaceutical segment focuses on therapeutic areas such as immunology, infectious diseases ad vaccines, neuroscience, oncology, cardiovascular and metabolism, and pulmonary hypertension. The Medical Devices segment offers products used in the orthopedic, surgery, cardiovascular, diabetes care, and eye health fields. The company was founded by Robert Wood Johnson I, James Wood Johnson and Edward Mead Johnson Sr. in 1886 and is headquartered in New Brunswick, NJ.

Bausch Health Cos., Inc. Pharmaceuticals - Laval, Canada

Bausch Health Cos., Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and market of a range of branded, generic and branded generic pharmaceuticals, medical devices and over-the-counter products. It operates through the following segments: The Bausch + Lomb/International, Salix, Ortho Dermatologics and Diversified Products. The Bausch + Lomb/International segment consists of the sale of pharmaceutical products, over-the-counter products, and medical devices products. The Branded Rx segment comprises of pharmaceutical products related to the Salix product portfolio; dermatological product portfolio; branded pharmaceutical products, branded generic pharmaceutical products; over-the-counter products; medical device products; Bausch + Lomb products sold in Canada; and the oncology, dentistry, and health products for women. The Salix Segment consists of sales in the U.S. of GI Products, The Ortho Dermatologics segment consists of sales in the U.S. of Ortho Dermatologics (dermatological) products and global sales of Solta medical aesthetic devices. The Diversified Products segment consists of sales in the U.S. of pharmaceutical products in the areas of neurology and certain other therapeutic classes, in the U.S. of generic products, in the U.S. of dentistry products. The company was founded on March 29, 1994 and is headquartered in Laval, Canada.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #21
2011
Forbes Magazine - The Nifty 50
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